Attorney Buchenic earned his Juris Doctor from Ohio Northern University's Claude W. Pettit College of Law. While there, he also earned a Legum Magister in Democratic Governance and Rule of Law. His Bachelor's degree is from Hiram College.
He has been a fellow at both the federal Environmental Protection Agency, and the USAID Access to Justice project in Iraq. He practiced school law in Cleveland before returning to his home town to open a practice.