F. TRAVIS BUCHANAN

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 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 the 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.

 

Accolades 

• 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

 

Memberships 

• 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.

 

 Community 

• 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

ftblaw@gmail.com

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