Wesley Buchanan

Wesley Buchanan

In a mess? Call Wes!
  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate, DUI & DWI ...
  • California, Ohio
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M. W. December 22, 2020
In a mess definitely call Wes! Mr. Buchanan is very professional and respectful. He is very timely, has great communication with us and definitely knows the law. This is a lawyer that you can trust. He helped us with Family Court as well as Criminal Court. We are very satisfied with his services. Thanks Wes your the best!
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Mr. Buchanan created the firm in 2013 to advocate for clients. He has advocated for numerous clients and taken care of their legal needs.
Prior to that, Mr. Buchanan graduated from Heidelberg University with his Bachelor’s degree in Economics, with minors in Finance and Communications. At Heidelberg, Mr. Buchanan had the opportunity to study Economics at the New College at Oxford. In addition, Mr. Buchanan was Station Manager of WHEI 88.9FM.
In 2004, Mr. Buchanan created Buchanan Insurance and Financial Group. Mr. Buchanan helped his financial clients as a licensed insurance and financial services provider.
Mr. Buchanan graduated with his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Akron School of Law in 2003. While at Akron Law, Mr. Buchanan was selected to participate on Akron’s nationally ranked trial team. In addition, Mr. Buchanan placed in the 12th Annual Landskroner Closing competition.
In 2013, the Ohio Supreme Court licensed Mr. Buchanan in all state courts within Ohio. Later that year, Mr. Buchanan was admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
In 2017, the California Supreme Court licensed Mr. Buchanan in all state courts within California. Later that year, Mr. Buchanan was admitted to the United States District Courts for the Central District of California and Southern District of California.
In 2018, Mr. Buchanan was selected to be a part of the Ohio State Bar Association Leadership Academy Class. The Leadership Academy is an interactive leadership training program conducted during a five-month period.
Recognizing his commitment to the profession, Mr. Buchanan became a member of the Ohio Bar College.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    DUI & DWI
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Agency Owner
Buchanan Insurance & Financial Group
• Provided substantial financial services to clients • Recommended appropriate financial and insurance products to clients
University of Akron
J.D. | Law
Activities: Trial Team
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Heidelberg College
B.S. | Economics
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Closing Competition
Landskroner Closing Competition
Professional Associations
State Bar of California
- Current
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Ohio State Bar Association
- Current
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Portage County Bar Association
- Current
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Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Life Member
- Current
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Akron Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Member - High School Mock Trial Competition
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Articles & Publications
Weekly Case Brief
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Contact & Map
Buchanan Law, Inc.
195 South Main Street
Suite 202
Akron, OH 44308
Telephone: (330) 249-1778
Fax: (330) 752-2821
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