Kevin A. Buchan

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Tinton Falls, NJ

Buchan & Palo LLC
 | 818 Shrewsbury Ave, Suite C
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
Phone: 732-328-8700
Fax: 732-328-9933
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Family Law (30%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%)


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Attorney Kevin A. Buchan is a founding partner with Buchan & Palo LLC law firm in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 16 years of total legal experience, Mr. Buchan provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Criminal defense
  • Municipal and administrative law
  • Ethics proceedings
  • Family law

As an attorney, Mr. Buchan has a deep and abiding passion for helping those in need, and he has achieved a long record of securing successful outcomes for his clients in state and federal courts across his region, as well as before various administrative agencies and licensing authorities. Regardless of the issues his clients are facing, he delivers the practical advice they need to make the best-informed decisions as he fights aggressively to help them pursue the positive results they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Buchan has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers, and he has gained a reputation as one of the leading criminal defense attorneys in his region. He has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he finds great reward in being able to help people in their times of dire need.

A 2001 cum laude graduate of Rutgers College, Mr. Buchan attended Seton Hall University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2004. He holds his license to practice in New York as well as New Jersey, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

Mr. Buchan is an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey and the New Jersey State Bar Association. He also serves as trustee of the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey, and he helped author "Tax Consequences of Forfeiture, Penalties, and Restitution."




Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Family Law
  • 20%Employment & Labor: Employee
Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Wage & Hour Laws


Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2009 - 2015

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About Kevin Buchan

Admitted: 2004, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • New Jersey Monthly Magazine’s “Super Lawyers – Rising Stars,” 2013 - Present
  • “Super Lawyers – Rising Star”, New Jersey Monthly Magazine since 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Association of the Federal Bar
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 2005
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2012
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2007
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2007
  • New York, 2005
  • New Jersey, 2005
  • Trustee, Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey (ACDLNJ)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-author, Tax Consequences of Forfeiture, Penalties, and Restitution, TAX NOTES, January 21, 2013 (John H. Skarbnik, Kevin A. Buchan) 

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers College, B.A., cum laude, 2001
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Office Location for Kevin A. Buchan

818 Shrewsbury Ave
Suite C
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724

Phone: 732-328-8700

Fax: 732-328-9933

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Last Updated: 12/29/2020

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