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William Patrick Cannon III

William Patrick Cannon III

also known as Billy, Cannon

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About me

My practice is focused on representation of landlords and property managers of residential and commercial real estate. This representation encompasses all aspects of the leasing business, including litigation. In addition to landlord representation, I handle general business matters, including business formation, advising and labor & employment matters. I also handle complex litigation matters of all types, including business disputes, insurance coverage matters and medical malpractice & personal injury cases.

Prior to practicing law, I spent 8 months clerking for the Chief Judge at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

I obtained my J.D. from Catholic University's Columbus School of Law at night while teaching at Gonzaga College High School. During law school, I also clerked at two small, highly regarded firms in the Washington, D.C. area (Furey, Doolan & Abell and Stein, Mitchell & Muse).

Prior to attending law school, I obtained an M.F.A. in Poetry at the University of Maryland.


Practice areas


  1. Landlord & Tenant: 65%
    5 years
  2. Business: 15%
    7 years
  3. Insurance: 10%
    7 years

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  • Marc A Borbely

    I endorse this lawyer. He is an expert in landlord-tenant law. He has much experience representing landlords -- he is one of the handful of most experienced landlord attorneys, in D.C. Superior Court. He tries hard to resolve cases, to save his clients money. He is responsive, and is a pleasure to work with.


    Marc Borbely Landlord & Tenant Attorney
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Contact info

Offit Kurman, P.A.

4800 Montgomery Lane
9th Floor
Bethesda, MD, 20814


DCActive 201005/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyOffit Kurman, P.A.2011 - Present
AttorneyShulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.2009 - Present
Law ClerkUnited State Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims2008 - 2009
Law ClerkStein, Mitchell & Muse2007 - 2007
Law ClerkFurey, Doolan & Abell2006 - 2006
TeacherGonzaga College High School2001 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Gonzaga Business NetworkBoard Member2011 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2011 - Present
Montgomery County Inns of CourtAssociate2011 - Present
Washington D.C. Area Alumni Board, Loyola University Maryland1st Vice President2010 - Present
Catholic Business Network - Montgomery CountyBoard Member2010 - Present
District of Columbia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
Maryland Association for JusticeMember, Amicus Committee & Trial Reporter Committee2009 - Present
Jesuit Gridiron CommitteeMember2009 - Present
Centro TepeyacBoard Member2009 - Present
The John Carroll SocietyMember2007 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
MAJ Trial ReporterDepositions 1012010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Maryland, College ParkPoetryMFA - Master of Fine Arts2002
Loyola University MarylandPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
PMexpoLandlord Tenant Law2014