Trisha D. Hargrove

  • Associate






Trisha D. Hargrove is an associate of Buchanan Law Firm. PC. She received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Auburn University, graduating magna cum laude in 2001 as a member of the University Honors Program. Trisha then attended Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, where she received her J.D. in 2004. While in law school, she was a member of the Mercer Law Review and Moot Court Board. In addition, she participated in the Association of Women Law Students, the Christian Legal Society, and the Lawson Moot Court Competition.

Prior to joining Buchanan Law Firm, PC, in September 2005, Trisha worked as an associate at Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers in Atlanta, Georgia. While there, she worked primarily on the defense of workers’ compensation matters. During her 7 years of law practice, she has worked on a broad range of civil litigation matters, including insurance defense litigation; the prosecution and defense of construction litigation cases; the defense of public utilities in a variety of litigated matters; and cases involving nursing home negligence. She is licensed to practice in both Georgia and Alabama.

Trisha is a member of the Georgia Bar Association, Alabama Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, and MyChurch.

Areas Of Practice

  • Civil Litigation Matters
  • Personal Injury
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • Construction Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2004
  • Alabama, 2006


  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D. - 2004
    • Honors: Academic Record: 22 of 128
    • Honors: G.P.A.: 87.088
    • Honors: Walter F. George Full Tuition Scholarship and Book Stipend
    • Honors: Moot Court Board
    • Honors: Intrastate Competition
    • Honors: Semi-Finalists
    • Honors: CALI Award for Highest Grade in Statutory Law & Analysis
    • Honors: Lawson Moot Court Competition
    • Honors: American Bar Association, 1st year Representative
    • Honors: Association of Women Law Students
    • Honors: Christian Legal Society
    • Honors: Intramural Sports
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
    • B.A. - 05/2001
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: G.P.A.: 3.66/4.0
    • Honors: Delta Delta Delta Sorority
    • Honors: Spirit Chairman & Activities Chairman; Reading is Fundamental Volunteer
    • Honors: Plantation South Retirement Home Volunteer
    • Honors: Lacrosse Hostess
    • Honors: University Program Council Volunteerism
    • Honors: Panhellenic Scholarship Committee & Public Relations
    • Honors: Student Government Association's Aubie Committee
    • Honors: Savage Pre-Law Scholarship
    • Honors: University Honors Program
    • Honors: Drummond Company Scholarship
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Pi Lambda Sigma Pre-Law Honor Society, Secretary
    • Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society
    • Honors: Phi Alpha Theta Political Science Honor Society
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Business Administration

Honors and Awards

  • Mercer Law Review
  • Mercer Moot Court Board, Intrastate Competition -Semi-Finalist
  • Phi Alpha Theta Political Science Honor Society
  • CALI Award for Highest Grade in Statutory Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Columbus Bar Association, Member
  • Georgia Bar Association, Member
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • MyChurch - Volunteer Nursery Worker, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Buchanan & Land, LLP, Columbus, Georgia, Associate, (2005 - Present)
  • Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, Atlanta, Georgia, Associate (2004 - 2005)
  • Muscogee County District Attorney’s Office, Columbus, Intern (2002)
  • The Cohn Law Firm, Cordova, Tennessee, Clerk/Receptionist (1999)

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legitimation Project, 2011


  • Delta Delta Delta
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