also known as Certified Family Law Specialist
John F. Cannon is a Certified Family Law Specialist with vast experience in all aspects of family law litigation, ranging from complex and high-net-worth matters to custody and domestic violence issues. Since becoming an attorney in 2004, Mr. Cannon has practiced solely in the Southern California Family Courts of Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, Los Angeles, and San Diego counties.
Prior to joining The Law Offices of H. William Edgar, Mr. Cannon held managerial positions as Partner, Supervising Attorney, and Senior Associate Attorney at three Southern California family law firms. Mr. Cannon also previously founded and administered his own family law firm, where he gained invaluable experience in every aspect of family law proceedings, from inception to trial.
Mr. Cannon’s experience and expertise in Family Law have not only assisted him in achieving the status of a Certified Law Specialist but has also led to being appointed as counsel for indigent Defendants in contempt cases by the San Bernardino Superior Court. He has also been a featured speaker at continuing education seminars for other family law attorneys, including the NBI Advanced Family Law MCLE Seminar.
Mr. Cannon has also been a member of the following organizations: San Bernardino County Bar Association - Family Law Section; Association of Certified Family Law Associates; Orange County Bar Association - Family Law Section; San Diego County Bar Association - Family Law Section; East West Family Law Council Bar Association; and has served on the Board of Directors for the East West Family Law Council.
Mr. Cannon understands that choosing an attorney to represent you in a Family Law related matter can be one of the most important steps you take in protecting yourself and your rights in regards to your case. The attorney who represents you should be knowledgeable, intelligent and compassionate. Mr. Cannon cares about his clients and understands the difficult process of navigating the legal system, especially when dealing with a Family Law related matter.
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Christopher Johnson, Probate Attorney
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John is very knowledgeable and experienced, which makes the difference in family law cases, and ready for court if need be, but is also looking for non-court solutions when he can. I feel very confident in referring people to him.
Rebecca Perkins, Divorce and separation Attorney
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I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Cannon works hard for his client's but at the same time he keeps them grounded. Negotiating with Mr. Cannon is always a pleasant experience because he keeps cool, calm and collected while advocating for his client. This keeps emotions out of the process which ultimately leads to the best possible result for his clients!
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certified Family Law Specialist||California Board of Legal Specialization||2014|
|Certified Family Law Specialist and Senior Associate Attorney||The Law Offices of H. William Edgar||2017 - Present|
|Certified Family Law Specialist and Senior Associate Attorney||Antonyan Miranda, LLP||2016 - 2016|
|Certified Family Law Specialist and Senior Associate Attorney||Edwards Swift & Associates, Law Offices Of Pamela Edwards Swift||2013 - 2016|
|Managing Partner||Cannon Law Firm, PC||2008 - 2012|
|Partner||Pinkham, Cannon & Associates||2007 - 2008|
|Associate Attorney||Law Offices Of Douglas Pinkham||2006 - 2007|
|Associate Attorney||Schumann, Rallo & Rosenberg||2002 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|California Board of Legal Specialization||Certified Family Law Specialist||2014 - Present|
|East West Family Law Council||Member||2013 - Present|
|San Bernardino County Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|State Bar of California, Family Law Section||Member||2013 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2013 - 2015|
|Gale v. Superior Court (2004) 122 Cal.App.4th 1388 (Representing Real Party In Interest)||Petitioner|
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|Western State Univ COL||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|California St Univ Fullerton||Political Science||BS - Bachelor of Science||2000|
|Advanced Family Law||Domestic Violence in the home||2016|