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Buchanan Elevated To Shareholder At Hoge Fenton

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel, a Northern California law firm, has announced that Alison P. Buchanan was elevated to shareholder, effective Jan. 1.

Buchanan focuses on all aspects of civil litigation, with particular expertise in business litigation, professional liability and professional malpractice, and legal ethics. She is an active member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, serving on its Civil Practice and Finance Committees. She also is a past co-chair of the Amicus Committee for the Silicon Valley Campaign for Legal Services, and teaches professional responsibility and legal malpractice courses at Lincoln Law School in San Jose. Buchanan is a regular speaker on legal ethics-related issues. Buchanan received her J.D., with honors, from Chicago-Kent College of Law (Illinois Institute of Technology) and her B.A. in Criminology, Law and Society from U.C. Irvine.

Hoge Fenton provides legal service to businesses and individuals for their most important needs, including business formation and transactions, bankruptcy, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, real estate and land use, labor and employment law, estate planning and wealth management, complex family law matters, and pretrial, trial, and appellate representation in all areas of law. For more information, visit