James F. Buchanan

Attorney in Corpus Christi, TX
Order of the Coif. Law Clerk to Hon. Owen Cox, U.S. District Court, 1972-73. Author: "A Primer on the Texas Consumer Credit Code," Nueces County Bar Association, 1983. Faculty: State Bar of Texas Admiralty/Maritime Law Seminar, 1991; Southeast Admiralty Law Institute, 1992; Second Annual University of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, 1993. Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution, University of Texas School of Law.
361-288-4266
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Areas of Law

  • Maritime Law
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Litigation

 

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Experience & Credentials

Position

Partner

Admission Details

Admitted in 1972, Texas, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Law School Attended

University of Texas at Austin
Class of 1971
J.D.
with honors

University Attended

University of Texas at Austin
Class of 1969
B.B.A.

Birth Information

Born in 1946
December 25, 1946

Associations & Memberships

Corpus Christi and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; Houston Maritime Arbitration Association; Maritime Law Association of the United States (Proctor); Southeastern Admiralty Law... More

Certifications

(Board Certified Civil Trial Law, Texas Board Of Legal Specialization)

Contact Information

Phone

361-561-8000 Call Now

Email

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Office Information
James F. Buchanan
Partner
One Shoreline Plaza 800 North Shoreline Boulevard, Suite 300, North Tower,
Corpus Christi, TX 78401-3700

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