Stacia Buchanan is Of Counsel
with MALLORY, LAPKA, SCOTT & SELIN, PLLC. Ms. Buchanan
received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Oakland
University in 2000. She graduated Cum Laude from Michigan
State University College of Law with her Juris Doctorate in
Ms. Buchanan was the President
of the Ingham County Bar Association (2012-2013), having
previously served as President-Elect and Vice-President. She
is also a board member of the Criminal Defense Attorneys of
Michigan and graduated from their Trial College, both the
basic and the advanced programs. Ms. Buchanan is currently
adjunct faculty at Thomas M. Cooley Law School teaching
Ms. Buchanan concentrates her
practice on two areas of the law: family law and criminal
law. She has handled complex cases that garnered media
attention. Ms. Buchanan accepts and defends the most
unpopular cases, including a woman accused of Murder,
Torture and Child Abuse in a complicated trial including
Battered Woman’s Syndrome. Ms. Buchanan also sought and
obtained a fair outcome for a man accused of abusing
animals, despite public pressures on the judiciary. Ms.
Buchanan seeks to provide quality representation to every
client, despite public pressures and adversity.
Ms. Buchanan serves on the Criminal
Justice Policy Commission, appointed by the governor to
represent criminal defense attorneys.
Ms. Buchanan also serves on the Michigan Supreme
Court Criminal Jury Instruction Committee.