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Peter Thomas Cahoon

Family Attorney at Canton, OH

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About Peter

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Licensed for 45 years
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 1977
Updated 11/07/2022

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Tzangas Plakas Mannos, Ltd.
200 North Market Ave North
Suite 300
Canton, OH, 44702

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Posted by Bruce | July 30, 2015
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Have known this attorney for almost 35 years.
Ethical, honest and dignified- but nevertheless on the cutting edge as a creative and effective advocate. Atty. Cahoon is a good person and a great lawyer.

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Education

  • University of Akron, C. Blake McDowell Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1977
  • New York University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1974

Associations

  • Akron Bar Association Foundation
  • Board of Governors
  • 1997 - Present
  • Akron Bar Association Foundation
  • Fellow
  • 1990 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Council of Delegates
  • 2007 - 2008
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Council of Delegates
  • 2005 - 2006
  • Akron Bar Association
  • President
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Treasurer
  • 1991 - 1993
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Executive Board
  • 1991 - 1993
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Board of Directors
  • 1990 - 1992
  • Akron Bar Association, Grievance Committee
  • Chairman
  • 1988 - 1989
  • Akron Bar Association, Investigative Sub-Committee
  • Chairman
  • 1987 - 1988
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Executive Committee
  • 1987 - 1990
  • Akron Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee
  • Chairman
  • 1983 - 1984
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Honors and Awards

  • Leading Lawyer in Criminal Defense in Northeast Ohio
  • Inside Business Magazine
  • 2008
  • Recognized
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2008
  • Recognized
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Leading Lawyer in Criminal Defense in Northeast Ohio
  • Inside Business Magazine
  • 2007
  • Recognized
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Recognized
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2007
  • Recognized
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2006
  • Recognized
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2006
  • Leading Lawyer in Criminal Defense in Northeast Ohio
  • Inside Business Magazine
  • 2006
  • Recognized
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2005
  • Recognized
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2005
  • Leading Lawyer in Criminal Defense in Northeast Ohio
  • Inside Business Magazine
  • 2005
  • Leading Lawyer in Criminal Defense in Northeast Ohio
  • Inside Business Magazine
  • 2004
  • Recognized
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • 2004
  • Recognized
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2004
  • Leading Lawyer in Criminal Defense in Northeast Ohio
  • Inside Business Magazine
  • 2003
  • Recognized
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2003
  • Leading Lawyer in Criminal Defense in Northeast Ohio
  • Inside Business Magazine
  • 2002
  • Leading Lawyer in Criminal Defense in Northeast Ohio
  • Inside Business Magazine
  • 2001
  • Certified Criminal Trial Advocate
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • 1996
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (1)
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Litigation Attorney | Mar 29
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Apr 03
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Cahoon is highly qualified, an expert in divorce, custody and separation law as well as one of the top criminal defense attorneys in the City of Akron. His professionalism is unquestioned."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 15
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"When I was a prosecutor I tried cases against Pete. He is awesome and his reputation allowes him to get deals other lawyers didn't. One of the best lawyers I have ever seen in action."
Litigation Attorney | Apr 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Pete is a pillar in the our local legal community. When I began practicing over 12 years ago, a wonderful judge told me that Pete Cahoon is one of the top lawyers in our community, he is always very professional and a gentle man. I completely agree!"
Divorce and separation Attorney | Oct 10
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Attorney Cahoon truly is one of the best and most honorable attorneys that I have ever had the pleasure of opposing in Court. He really is a tribute to the profession."
Family Attorney | Jun 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Peter. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Family Attorney | Aug 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Cahoon is an exceptional attorney. Although I have been practicing law for 24 years as a judge, magistrate, law professor, prosecutor, and private attorney, I learn from his responses on Avvo every time that he posts. If I needed an attorney, I would hire him. I recommend him with no reservation. It would be the best investment of your life to hire him to represent you."
Litigation Attorney | Apr 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"My admiration for Attorney Cahoon is immense. He is one of the few attorneys associated with a large firm who can fight like like a solo or small firm practitioner. To say that he is among the best, really does not give him enough credit."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Peter Cahoon is a driven, dedicated, disciplined, practiced and practical criminal defense attorney with the rare ability to see every side of his clients' issues clearly enough to avoid traps and pitfalls, and lead his clients to justice."
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Canton Family Lawyer Peter Thomas Cahoon
Peter Thomas Cahoon
Family Attorney
Canton, OH
Licensed for 45 years