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Virginia Marie Buchanan

Virginia Marie Buchanan

Levin Papantonio
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • Alabama, Florida
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Virginia Buchanan is a shareholder at Levin, Papantonio, having joined the firm in 1989. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Florida in 1985, and received her Juris Doctorate Degree, with honors, from the University of Florida in 1989. She is a member of Florida Super Lawyers and Florida Legal Elite, and listed by Martindale-Hubbell as a Top Rated Lawyer in Personal Injury.

While attending the University of Florida, Ms. Buchanan was a Bickel Scholar, Scripps-Howard Scholar and received several jurisprudence awards. She was selected to the University of Florida Moot Court Team and was a Finalist in the Florida Annual Moot Court Competition and Finalist in Benton National Moot Court Competition in Chicago, Illinois. She was selected to the Order of the Coif and to Phi Delta Phi, an honors fraternity, while in school.

Ms. Buchanan is a member of the American Bar Association and the sections pertaining to insurance, premises liability and commercial litigation. She has been a member of the subcommittee of the American Bar Association on legislation affecting litigation and was appointed to a special committee of the American Bar Association on health care.

Ms. Buchanan is a member of the American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America), as well as the Florida Justice Association (formerly Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers). She has served on the Board of Directions of the Florida Bar Foundation and has been Treasurer of ABOTA, Chairperson of the Civil Process Server Grievance Committee and has been a member of the Chief Judge's Council on Children. She currently is a member of the Women's Caucus of the Florida Justice Association, and serves on The Florida Bar Committee on Student Education/Admissions.

Ms. Buchanan has served on the Judicial Liaison Committee of the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association and as a member of the Escambia-Santa Rosa County Bar Association Grievance Committee for attorney complaints.

Education
University of Florida
J.D. (2008)
Honors: Honors
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Professional Experience
Partner
Levin Papantonio
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Awards
Florida Trend Magazine, Florida "Legal Elite"
Florida Trend Magazine
Florida Super Lawyers
Superlawyers
Florida Bar President’s Award for Pro Bono Service for 1st Judicial Circuit
Florida State Bar
Nominee for the Trial Lawyer of the Year Award from the Public Justice Foundation
Public Justice Association
Professional Associations
International Society Of Barristers
Fellow
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Alabama State Bar
Member
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Florida State Bar
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
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Florida
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    I provide absolutely free confidential consultations, and never charge any fees or costs unless you first recover. My law firm's 35 attorneys, 6 investigators and 2 medical staff work together as one team for you.
  • Contingent Fees
    I provide absolutely free confidential consultations, and never charge any fees or costs unless you first recover. My law firm's 35 attorneys, 6 investigators and 2 medical staff work together as one team for you.
Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
316 South Baylen Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
USA
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