Luli Buxton

Private Practice

2132 W. Iowa St.
Chicago, Illinois 60622

Office: 773-383-3826 | Fax:


Areas of Practice:  

Capital and Non-Capital Cases


Federal and State Courts; Military

Years in Practice:

Seven (20 Capital Cases; 5 Non-Capital Cases)


Trial Media; Sentencing Videos; Community Analysis; Recipient of the 2002/2003 Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award


Luli Buxton is a capital mitigation specialist located in Chicago, Illinois.  She specializes in producing penalty-phase trial materials and visuals such as videos, genograms, charts and graphs, and document presentation.  She is conversant with cutting edge technology and helps defense teams bring their cases to life using the most recent tools of the trade.  Buxton has a long history of working with independent and digital media.  She has a BA in Non-Fiction Writing from Hampshire College and an MA from Columbia College School of Journalism.  She has interned with NBC Chicago's Investigative Unit.  She was the Circulation Director and Head of Advertising and Promotions at In These Times Magazine.  Buxton was awarded the Graduate Opportunity Grant at Columbia College and filmed Chicago Public Housing Developments being torn down, while volunteering for the website View From The Ground.  She continued to make short-form documentaries, many of which aired on the local television programs Different Drummers and Sanctuary.  In 2002, Buxton was Associate Producer of "Too Flawed To Fix, The Illinois Death Penalty Experience," which won the Regional Emmy Award in Information Programming (2002-2003).  Buxton has conducted capital  mitigation investigation since 2004.  She has been appointed to state and federal capital and non-capital cases and has served in the capacity of mitigation specialist, community analyst, videographer, and producer of demonstrative materials.  Buxton approaches each case from a variety of angles, calling on her many skills to best present the mitigation story, which is each as unique as human life.

Ms. Buxton's full CV is available upon request.

Visit Ms. Buxton's website here.

Luli Buxton - Wed, 02/16/2011 - 16:41