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Robert Buchanan
  • Business Law, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
  • Michigan
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Summary

The Buchanan Firm team represents real people injured by vehicle accidents or medical negligence. When you contact our firm, we give you a free evaluation and answer your questions. Our clients always meet with the team that handles the claim. We never pass you down to an inexperienced attorney. And we work tirelessly on your case to win, and do so at no additional cost to you. Using cutting-edge technology and legal video documentaries, we show the wrongdoers and their insurance companies they must settle the claim or risk losing at trial. Our serious injury team of attorneys and specialists are in it to win it for you.

Professional Experience
Adjunct Professor, Medical Malpractice Law
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
- Current
Executive Board
Michigan Association for Justice
- Current
Executive Committee (2012 – 2013) Faculty, Trial Institute (2010, 2012) Member, Judicial Qualifications Committee (2008 – present), Amicus Committee (2008 – 2013), Medical Malpractice Legislative Committee (2011 – 2012), Media Committee (2011), Legislative Committee (2009 – 2010) Frequent speaker on medical negligence, courtroom technology, use of video in personal injury litigation, use of social media, and damages
President Elect, Commissioner, Representative Assembly
State Bar of Michigan
- Current
President-Elect (2019 - present) Vice-President (2018-2019 Secretary (2017-2018) Treasurer (2016-2017) Commissioner, State Bar of Michigan Board of Commissioners Programs and Services Committee (2015 – 2016) Finance Committee (2014 – 2015) Public Policy, Image, and Identity Committee (2010 – 2014) Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee (2010 – 2013) Strategic Planning Work Group (2015 – present) Work Group to Respond to Michigan Supreme Court’s Task Force on Role of State Bar (2014) Judicial Campaign Work Group (2013) Board liaison to Law Practice Management & Legal Administrators Section (2015 – 2016), Negligence Section (2013 – 2015), US Courts Committee (2011 – 2012), Litigation Section (2010 – 2012), Consumer Law Section (2011) Representative Assembly (2003 – 2010) Chair, Drafting Committee (2007 – 2010) Chair, Assembly Review (2005 – 2006) Chair, Special Issues (2004 – 2005)
Board of Directors
International Society of Primerus Law Firms
- Current
Co-Founder and Managing Member
Buchanan Firm
- Current
Associate Attorney
Warner Norcross & Judd
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Certifications
Bar
Michigan State Bar
Professional Associations
State Bar of Michigan
President Elect
Current
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American Board of Trial Advocates
Associate
- Current
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Michigan Association of Justice
Executive Board
- Current
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American Association for Justice
Advocate
- Current
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Best Lawyers in America
- Current
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International Society of Primerus Law Firms
Board of Directors
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
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Contact & Map
Buchanan Firm
171 Monroe Ave NW
Suite 750
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
USA
Telephone: (616) 458-2464
Fax: (616) 458-0608