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MARTIN N. BUCHANAN IS A CALIFORNIA LAWYER SPECIALIZING IN APPEALS

Since graduating from Harvard Law School in 1986, Martin Buchanan has devoted nearly all of his professional career to litigating appeals in state and federal courts. Martin’s mission is to provide top quality legal representation to clients in the appellate courts.

RECENT NEWS

San Diego Super Lawyers has named Martin as the No. 1 lawyer in San Diego for all practice areas. This is the second time Martin has been named as the No. 1 lawyer in San Diego and the seventh consecutive year he has been named in the Top 3.
In a published decision, the Court of Appeal has affirmed a $3 million judgment (including $2 million punitive damages) in favor of Martin's client and against her employer for failure to accommodate her disability, resulting in her termination.
The Court of Appeal has denied a writ petition seeking to halt the trial of an elder abuse action. The defendants argued that Martin's client lacked standing to continue the action as the successor in interest of the original plaintiff after he died. Martin filed an opposition to the writ petition before it was denied.