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Kenneth L Cannon II

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Salt Lake City, UT

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  • State Years
    New York - NY 29 years
    Utah - UT 41 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 30 years
  • Licensed for 29 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1994
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 41 years
    State UT
    Acquired 1982
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 30 years
    State DC
    Acquired 1993
    Administratively Suspended - Non-Payment of Dues No misconduct found

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

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Kenneth L. Cannon II has practiced bankruptcy and insolvency law for more than 30 years. He has effectively represented debtors, creditors, trustees, receivers and committees in business reorganization cases and in out-of-court workouts. He is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. In 2010, he was honored asBest Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Lawyer, Salt Lake City. Mr. Cannon maintains an “AV” Preeminent rating with Martindale-Hubbell®, which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics. Mr. Cannon teaches commercial law as an adjunct professor of law at the S. J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. He is the former chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Section.


Kenneth L Cannon II
111 East Broadway
Suite 900
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111-5235

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AVVO RATING 8.5 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Shareholder
  • Durham Jones & Pinegar
  • 2003 - Present
  • Shareholder
  • Leboeuf Lamb Greene & Macrae, LLP
  • 1985 - 2003


  • Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1982
  • Brigham Young University
  • MA - Masters
  • 1982
  • Brigham Young University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1978


  • Signature Books
  • Editorial Advisory Board
  • 2011 - Present
  • College of Family Home & Social Sciences (BYU)
  • National Advisory Council Chair
  • 2010 - Present
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Utah
  • Local Rules Committee Chair
  • 2008 - Present
  • United States District Court for the District of Utah
  • Attorney Disciplinary Committee
  • 2007 - Present
  • American College of Bankruptcy
  • Fellow
  • N/A
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Rocky Mountain Region
  • Advisory Board
  • 1999 - 2002
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Languages Spoken

  • Finnish

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Legal Elite
  • Utah Business Magazine
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyer, Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyer, Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
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Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney | Sep 11
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"I endorse this lawyer without hesitation. I have been mentored by Ken for many years and count myself fortunate to know and have worked with him. He is a man of integrity (and fine humor). I would recommend him to anyone seeking legal assistance."
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Salt Lake City Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Kenneth L Cannon II
Kenneth L Cannon II
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Salt Lake City, UT
Licensed for 41 years