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F. TRAVIS BUCHANAN practices in the areas of Personal Injury (auto accidents, truck accidents, premises liability, and wrongful death);   Labor and Employment (discrimination, harassment, retaliation, arbitration under public sector and private industry collective bargaining agreements, and severance agreement negotiation), and Civil Rights/Police Abuse. He has extensive experience representing clients in state and federal courts in in the above-listed practice areas. Mr. Buchanan represents clients in a wide variety of industries as well as clients employed by various governmental entities. 


Bar & Court Admissions 

*Passed all Bar Exams on 1st Attempt 

• State Bars of Nevada, California, and District of Columbia  

• U.S. District Court, District of Nevada and Central District of California  

• 9th Circuit Court of Appeals 

Supreme Court of the United States, admitted en banc 



• 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012 – Listed as one of the Best Government Lawyers in Nevada, NV Business Magazine’s Legal Elite 

Certificate of Congressional Recognition for Public Law Service, U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford (Nevada), 2014 

• National Bar Association – Regional Director of the Year Award, 2012, President's Award, 2011 

• Attorney of the Year – Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association, 2010 

• Who’s Who in Black Las Vegas “Emerging Leader,” – 2010 

Certificate of Commendation for Leadership from U.S. Senator Harry Reid (Nevada), 2010 

• Wiley W. Manual Award for Volunteer Legal Services, State Bar of California 



• American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section Member, and Employee Rights & Responsibilities Committee Member 

• National Bar Association, Past President, (2007-2009), Las Vegas Affiliate Chapter; National Board of Directors (2011-2012), Past Regional Director (2011-2012), Region IX (AZ, CA, ID, MT, NV, OR, WA, AK, HI and Guam); Past Deputy Regional Director (2010-2011); Past Treasurer, Region IX (2007-2008); Past Secretary, Labor & Employment Section (2010-2012) 

• Supreme Court of Nevada, Bench and Bar Committee Appointed Member 2009-2011 

Clark County Indigent Defense Attorney Selection Committee, Appointed Member 2008-2011 

LA County Bar Association Diversity in the Profession Committee 

• Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Past Theta Pi Lambda Grad Chapter Legal Counsel & Past Vice President, Past President Mu Eta Chapter, UNLV/AZ State 

• Sigma Pi Phi, Inc., Grand Boule 

• 100 Black Men of Las Vegas, Inc. 



• Workforce Connections of Southern Nevada, Board of Directors 2009-2012 

• LV Urban Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors 2011-2013 


Education & Certificates 

• J.D., Western State College of Law 

Cambridge University, Gonville & Caius College 

Summer International Programme of Instruction, Comparative Healthcare & Constitutional Law  

Georgetown Law School eDiscovery Academy 

• B.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas 

Lee College of Business 1992



Contact info:

(702) 331-5478



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F. TRAVIS BUCHANAN - America's Top 50 Lawyers - Personal Injury - Nevada

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