John P. Cannon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Edmond, OK

Cannon & Associates
809 E 33rd St
Edmond, OK 73013
Phone: 405-888-7369
Fax: 405-231-5601
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (50%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%), Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
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Attorney Profile

The founder of Cannon & Associates, John P. Cannon is a fierce advocate for families and freedom in Oklahoma. He dedicates his practice to car accident victims and those facing criminal charges or investigation. He is located in Edmond, Oklahoma and represents clients across Oklahoma. John is admitted to practice before all Oklahoma state courts, Mr. Cannon is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

Mr. Cannon is a fierce advocate for families and injury victims in vehicle accidents across Oklahoma. Mr. Cannon's successful track record in all these endeavors has earned him a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo as well as over 95 5-Star Google Reviews. John fights for families of accident victims and helps them through the difficult insurance and litigation process every day.

In his criminal defense practice, Mr. Cannon assists people who have been charged by the state or federal governments with having committed misdemeanor or felony offenses. The types of cases that he has had experience in handling have included drug possession and trafficking, larceny, forgery, fraud, money laundering and other white collar crimes, sex offenses, robbery, and homicide. Mr. Cannon has also helped military members who are facing general, special and summary court-martial proceedings, and he has represented them in post-trial clemency matters.

After obtaining his Juris Doctor from Oklahoma University School of Law in 2010, Mr. Cannon was an assistant district attorney in Garfield County, an assistant public defender in Oklahoma County, and an assistant attorney general with the Oklahoma Attorney General's Office before entering private practice. He is also a judge advocate with the Oklahoma National Guard.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

About John P. Cannon

Admitted: 2010, Oklahoma

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Trinity Legal Clinic
  • Lawyers Helping Heroes an Oklahoma Bar Association Program


  • Monthly newsletter to colleagues and clients concerning my practice area and recent legal developments, Cannon & Associates

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Oklahoma Philharmonic Symphony Associate Board, Vice-President
  • Phi Delta Phi, Member
  • Oklahoma Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association, Member
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section, Member
  • Judge Advocate General’s Corps, Officer
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Military and Veterans Law Committee, Member
  • Oklahoma Bench and Bar Committee, Member
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court
  • William J. Holloway Jr. American Inn of Court, Barrister
  • Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • Northern District of Oklahoma
  • Western District of Oklahoma
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Oklahoma State Courts
  • Holloway Inn of Court member
  • Bench and Bar Committee member

Educational Background

  • University of Kansas, B.A., Major: English Literature, Honors: Big XII Conference Commissioner’s honor roll, Honors: Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, Vice-President, 2006

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Judge Advocate General's Corps, 2013
  • Member of Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Investigative Detention, the Warrantless Seizure of Citizens, Oklahoma Bar Journal, 2016
  • I published an article on Tribal versus Federal Sovereignty and the 10th Circuit case of Murphy v. Royal, which was later heard by the United States Supreme Court., Criminal Justice Panel and publication, Sovereignty Symposium, 2018
  • Baxter a 'Warranted' New Frontier, Oklahoma Bar Journal, 2013
  • Panel discussion concerning military justice, Speaker, Movie Night with the Justices, Oklahoma Supreme Court, 2013


  • Selected at Top 40 Under 40 in Criminal Defense by National Trial Lawyers., NTL Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers, 2018


  • Successfully negotiated six figure settlement in car accident case, 2020
  • Acquittal on Sexual Assault and Rape allegations in week long General Court-Martial trial, 2019
  • Positive verdict for client in Family Law trial, 2018
  • Dismissal of two count Murder in the First Degree case, 2014
  • Acquittal in First Degree Robbery trial, 2013
  • Jury trial acquittal in First Degree Murder Trial, 2013
  • Acquittal in First Degree Burglary and Domestic Violence by Strangulation jury trial., 2016
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Office Location for John P. Cannon

809 E 33rd St
Edmond, OK 73013

Phone: 405-888-7369

Fax: 405-231-5601

Last Updated: 5/21/2021

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