CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Buchanan is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Lifetime Member in the field of Law in recognition of his role as Founding Partner at Welder Leshin LLP.
Dedicated to offering quality legal services at the fraction of the cost, Welder Leshin LLP has served the Corpus Christi, Texas area for the past twenty five years. Devoted to "providing the highest quality of service to our clients," the firm has "limited our practices to discrete areas of the law, but are able to assemble multi-disciplinary teams to meet clients' needs."
Amassing over forty years of experience in the field of Law, Buchanan is a renowned expert within the field. In his current capacity, Buchanan has held his role as at Welder Leshin for the past thirteen years. Throughout his career, Buchanan has attained extensive expertise within the areas of civil litigation, personal injury, maritime law and oil and gas litigation, as well as business and fiduciary law, and eminent domain. Buchanan hopes to be as "responsive to my clients' needs and to resolve issues in a manner that most closely meets my clients' circumstances, whether through negotiation, trial or an alternative form of dispute resolution."
Following a two-year clerkship position with the Honorable Owen D. Cox, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi Division, Buchanan joined the Kleberg Law Firm in 1973, where he began his practice of maritime law. In August, 2003, he formed Welder Leshin LLP with his partners.
Having held extensive experience in handling all "types of maritime claims," Buchanan has "represented international oil exploration and producing companies which led to the handling of oil and gas lawsuits, including royalty disputes, drainage claims and take-or-pay claims." In addition, Buchanan has dealt with personal injury claims, particularly those against trucking companies "and claims for contractual indemnities and insurance coverage issues. Jim's practice also includes the defense of business disputes."
Throughout the course of his education and training, Buchanan attained his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas in 1969. Board Certified in Civil Trial Law through the Texas Board of Legal Certification, thereafter, he went on to complete his Juris Doctor, also from the University of Texas, in 1971 – for which he earned honors.
To further his professional development, Buchanan is an affiliate of several organizations including the American Bar Association; the State Bar of Texas; the Corpus Christi Bar Association; the Maritime Law Association of the United States (as a Proctor Member); the Southeast Admiralty Law Institute, American Board of Trial Advocacy; and the Houston Maritime Arbitration Association.
In recognition of his professional accolades, Buchanan has earned an AV-Preeminent® rating with Martindale-Hubbell. He is also a member of the Order of the Coif, and Phi Delta Phi.
When not working, Buchanan enjoys golf, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family – including his wife, Barbara; and his two sons. He also is a member of the Corpus Christi Country Club, and volunteers time to his local PBS station KEDT-TV. He dedicates this recognition to M. Harvey Weil, a Senior Partner at Kleberg Law Firm.
For more information, please visit www.welderleshin.com.
Contact: Katherine Green, 516-825-5634 [email protected]
SOURCE Continental Who's Who