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Sandra D. Buchanan



  • Mississippi
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
  • All Mississippi State Courts


B.S.B.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 1998

J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, 2002


  • Law Clerk to Honorable Winston L. Kidd, Hinds County Circuit Court Judge, Seventh Circuit Court District, Jackson, Mississippi, 2002-2004

Sandra Buchanan is a shareholder in the Jackson office.  She co-chairs the Mass Torts practice group and is a member of the General Litigation group.  Sandra also serves on the firm’s diversity committee.   Sandra says, “Practicing law for over a decade now has provided me with a bird's eye view of the realistic mechanics of the legal system.  This realism assists in making me an effective advocate for our clients here at Daniel Coker.” 

Professional Affiliations

Magnolia Bar Association

Metro Jackson Black Women Lawyers Association

The Mississippi Bar Association

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers in America® - Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants, Product Liability - Defendants

Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent® Rated

Top Rated Lawyer - Mass Tort Litigation

Phi Delta Phi member

2018 Mississippi Business Journal, Top Ten Leadership in Law Recipient


Author, “Not Knowing When to Walk Away: Mississippi Identifies and Addresses Compulsive Gambling,” Gaming Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 4, published by Mary Ann Liebert  Publishers, Inc., 2002