Skip to main content

Cecelia Rene Cannon

Litigation Attorney at Syracuse, NY

5.0   3 reviews
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2009
    Due to Register within 30 Days of Birthday No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Cecelia

Learn Cecelia’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    Cecelia's litigation practice focuses on disputes involving closely held businesses and trust and estate litigation.

  2. Probate
    Cecelia assists clients on the administration of estates and trusts, particularly when there are conflicts among involved parties. She blends litigation experience with substantive knowledge of the law in the trust & estate area.

  3. Appeals
    Cecelia has significant appellate experience in New York state courts on a variety of commercial and trust & estate cases. She also has argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on a consumer rights - consumer protection case.

  4. Guardianship
    Cecelia assists clients with obtaining guardianships, particularly in the elder law area where there are disagreements about what family member should be helping an aging parent.

Contact Cecelia

Similar lawyers nearby

Bousquet Holstein PLLC
110 West Fayette Street
One Lincoln Center, Suite 1000
Syracuse, NY, 13202-1190


5.0 / 5.0
  3 customer reviews
5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Posted by Jeanette | April 11, 2019
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
I found her to be very responsive and took the time to listen to what I was inquiring about. although she couldn't help me she gave me a couple options to find someone who could.
Posted by Mike | April 7, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Goal orientated legal representation
Has an excellent understanding of the application of cause and effect of the law as it applied to our specific issues. Took that understanding and explained it to the court in a manner that clearly helped decide a very complex legal issue in our favor. Relentless objectivity. Aggressive but practical. Knows " when to hold em and when to..."
Read less
Posted by Dennis | April 6, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
One of the best!!
Extremely thorough and a fast thinker. We’ve used Cecilia for a few litigations, both minor and in-depth, both with positive outcomes.


We have not found any cost information for this lawyer

Contact for Details


AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney & Member
  • Bousquet Holstein PLLC
  • 2008 - Present


  • Cornell Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2008
  • Cornell University
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 2003

Legal Cases

  • Nick's Garage, Inc. v. Progressive Insurance
  • The Second Circuit successfully overturned summary judgment.
  • Del Nero v. Colvin
  • After several years of litigation and nearly a month of trial, the seller was awarded a portion of the contract price, plus interest, after the Court offset some damages owed to the buyer.
  • In re J. Steven DeHimer Irrevocable Trust, 2016 N.Y. Misc. Lexis 2309, 2016 N.Y. Slip Op. 50971(U) (N.Y. Sur. Ct. June 9, 2016)
  • The Court denied the application to rescind the successor trust.
View all legal cases


  • Leadership Greater Syracuse
  • 2018 - Present
  • Cornell Alumni Association of Centeral New York
  • Board Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • New York Women's Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County
  • Board Member
  • 2012 - 2017
View all associations

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015

Speaking Engagements

  • Probate and Administration of Estates
  • Accounting and Settlement of the Estate
  • 2016
  • Estate Planning for Farmers & Ranchers
  • Non-Tax Considerations
  • 2016
  • Probate Process
  • Litigating the Case in Probate Court
  • 2014
  • Probate & Adminstration of Estates
  • Accounting & Settlement of Estates
  • 2014
  • Discovery Proceedings for Trusts & Estates Practitioners
  • Turnover Phase, Discovery & Trial
  • 2014
  • Contested Accounting Proceedings in Surrogate’s Court: The Law and Techniques You Should Know
  • 2211 Examinations and Surrogate Court Trials
  • 2013
View all speaking engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (1)
Given (0)
Endorse Cecelia
Litigation Attorney | Aug 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"Cecelia's technical skills, as well as her passion and empathy towards her clients make her an excellent advocate. She also has extensive courtroom experience. I have seen her helps her clients craft practical solutions to complicated problems. I greatly respect her work, and fully endorse Cecelia."
This attorney hasn't created any attorney endorsements recently on Avvo.

Avvo Contributions

This attorney hasn't created any legal answers in Q&A or legal guides recently on Avvo.

Syracuse Litigation Lawyer Cecelia Rene Cannon
Cecelia Rene Cannon
Litigation Attorney
Syracuse, NY
Licensed for 14 years