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Paul Hilmon Cannon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Houston, TX

Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Injury & Accident Lawyers
9821 Katy Fwy, #925
Houston, TX 77024
Phone: 713-932-0777
Fax: 713-935-1410
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 1995
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

I am one of three Shareholders at Simmons and Fletcher, P.C.  I started with the firm as a law clerk in 1994 and was told it was only a clerkship with no opportunity for advancement.  My career is proof that if you just get your foot in the door, you never know what might happen.

At our law firm, our passion is speaking up for the injured.  All we do is help injury victims recover from those that negligently cause their harm. I have never represented an insurance company in my 25+ years of practice. I fight for people, not corporations.

With regards to awards and achievements, I became Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law in Texas in 2005.  Since that time in addition to being named a Super Lawyer, I have been named a 'Top 100 Trial Lawyer" by the National Trial Lawyers from 2017 to the present.  Many lawyers get named to these lists. But, one of the more unique awards that I am proud of is being given the Outstanding Mentor Award in 2019 by the Houston Young Lawyers Association.  This is an award that goes to one person each year for helping others to achieve their goals. I have also taught other lawyers as a faculty lecturer in the field of dog bite law for three separate continuing legal education (CLE) courses and in the field of car accident litigation in another CLE course.

I am a personal injury lawyer. Over my career, I have represented people who have been injured in car accidents, truck accidents, work injuries, dog bites, slip and falls, and other injury matters.   If you need someone for a complex wrongful death claim or even a simple car accident lawyer in Houston, Texas, give me a call. Our consultations are free and we charge you no fees nor expenses unless we make a recovery for you.

Certificates and Credentials

About Paul Hilmon Cannon

First Admitted: 1995, Texas

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Educational Background

  • The University of Texas at Austin - B.A., 1992
  • South Texas College of Law - J.D., 1995

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certifed by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law, 2005

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Outstanding Mentor Award from the Houston Young Lawyer's Association, 2020


  • As published in the Texas Monthly Super Lawyers publication., Top Lawyer, Thompson-Reuters Super Lawyers, 2020
  • , Outstanding Mentor, Houston Young Lawyer's Association, 2019
  • Recognized by Houstonia Magazine as a "Top Lawyer", Top Lawyer, Houstonia Magazine, 2020
  • recogninzed for this again in 2018 and 2019., Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2020
  • Received Board Certification in Personal Injury Trial Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization., Board Certification - Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2005

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association 2009-2022, 2022
  • Member, Houston North West Bar Association, 2020

Industry Groups

  • Legal
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Office Location for Paul Hilmon Cannon

9821 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77024

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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