Robert James Buchanan, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1988, United States District Court (western district) Michigan 1988, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1994. Recipient Boss of the Year award Grand Rapids Association of Legal Professionals, 1995; Region 6 finalist National Moot Court, 1987.
- Associate Warner, Norcross & Judd, Grand Rapids, 1988-1995. Partner, owner Buchanan, Silver & Beckering, since 1995.
Volunteer Multiple Sclerosis Society, Grand Rapids, 1989-1992. Co-coordinator Horn of Plenty Food and Clothing Doctor, Grand Rapids, 1992-1994. Member Michigan Bar Association (executive council Young Lawyers Section 1991-1995), Grand Rapids Bar Association (council member Young Lawyers Section 1992-1995, chair since 1995), Order of Barristers, Michigan Athletic Club.