Deena Buchanan
Buchanan Law Firm, LLC
5345 Wyoming Blvd NE
Suite 202
Albuquerque, NM  87122

Licensed in: NM, NJ, PA (inactive)

Law school: Georgetown University Law Center, 1998
Undergraduate degrees: University of Pittsburgh, Summa Cum Laude, 1995
Major in English Literature, Minors in Psychology and History, Certificate: Women's Studies

Martindale-Hubbell and other legal ratings
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rated
Trucking specific organizations and leadership positions and awards:
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA), Board Certified in Truck Accident Law, 2023
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA), Board of Regents
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) Trucking Litigation Group, Member
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) Trucking Litigation Group, Publications Committee Co-Chair, 2023-2024
Law Organizations and leadership and awards:
  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • NELA
  • New Mexico Disciplinary Board Member 2020-2023
Notable Results: 
  • $11.65 million settlement - catastrophic injury (medical and hospital negligence
  • $9 million settlement - trucking wrongful death (involved trucker on illegal drugs)
  • $5 million settlement - trucking wrongful death (distracted driving)