Tom Buchanan has been practicing law since 1974.  His practice consists primarily of oil and gas title opinions, oil and gas litigation, medical malpractice, contract and construction disputes, general litigation and eminent domain.   

After completing his undergraduate studies and before attending law school, Tom served as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy from 1966 to 1970.

Tom is a frequent speaker at the University of Houston Advanced Oil, Gas and Mineral Continuing Legal Educational Program speaking on Condemnation and Easement and Eminent Domain issues.

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas, 1974

Court Admissions

United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas

United States District Court, Western District of Texas

United States District Court, Northern District of Texas



South Texas College of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1973

Sam Houston State University, Bachelor of Science, 1966



South Texas Law Journal


State Bar of Texas, former Chair of the District 2 Grievance Committee

Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Smith County Bar Association

Community Involvement

Continuing Legal Education speaker