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Bruce E. Buchanan

Bruce E. Buchanan

Practice areas:

Immigration, Employment & Labor

About Me

Bruce E. Buchanan is an attorney at the Nashville and Atlanta offices of Siskind Susser, P.C.  He represents employers and individuals in immigration matters, with a special emphasis on immigration compliance, and in employment/labor law matters. He received his J.D. from the Vanderbilt University.  Mr. Buchanan served as senior trial specialist for the NLRB for 20 years.  He also served from 1991 to 2003 as Adjunct Law Professor at William H. Bowen UALR School of Law. He has been in private practice since 2003.


Mr. Buchanan is a blogger for and, and a regular contributor to HR Professionals Magazine on employer immigration compliance issues. He is also the editor of Tennessee Bar Association's Immigration Law Section Newsletter and Labor and Employment Law Section Newsletter.


Mr. Buchanan is admitted to practice in Tennessee, Florida, and Arkansas, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th, 6th, 8th, and D.C. Circuits.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Immigration: 85%
    8 years
  2. Employment & Labor: 15%
    33 years



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • M. Gabriela Ungo

    I endorse this lawyer.


    M. Ungo Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Cheryl Behringer Williams

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Cheryl Williams Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Siskind Susser Immigration Lawyers

2300 21st Ave. South
Suite 201
Nashville, TN, 37212



GAActive Member in Good Standing 201408/22/2015
ARAuthorized to practice198308/05/2015
FLMember in Good Standing198208/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best of CLEArkansas Bar Association1990

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerKing & Ballow2003 - 2012
Adjunct ProfessorWilliam H. Bowen School of Law1991 - 2002
Senior Trial SpecialistNational Labor Relations Board1982 - 2002


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tenn. Bar Association, Immigration Law SectionChair2014 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationEditor, Immigration newsletter2009 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationEditor, Labor/Employment newsletter2008 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Jesus D.Won Cancellation of Removal
Mark B.Won naturalization
Matter of B-BWon asylum for family

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Publication NameTitleDate
HR Professionals MagazineLessons from OCAHO, part 22014
LawLogixUnder Investigation for Discimination? ...2014
Tennessee Bar Association publicationOSC Settles a Number of Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims2014
ilw.comI-9 E-Verify Immigration Compliance2014
LawLogixI-9 & E-Verify blog2014
HR Professionals MagazineImmigration Compliance2014
Immigration DailyTennessee's New E-Verify Law2011


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vanderbilt University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Florida State UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Wilson County breakfastTennessee's E-Verify law2014
webinarImmigration Compliance2014
trainingU Visas2014
Shelby County luncheonImmigration Compliance2014
Annual ForumNLRB issues & Immigration Compliance2014
law school lectureImmigration Compliance for Employers2013
Immigration Law & Policy courseImmigration Compliance & Removal Procedures2011
Online BarEthical Issues and Immigration Clients2010
ABC Education DepartmentImmigration Compliance2010