John W. Cannon
John is a shareholder and director to Jones Gotcher, has been practicing law for almost twenty years. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Oral Roberts University, magna cum laude, in 1989, and his Law Degree from the University of Tulsa, with Honors, in 1993.
He was admitted to practice law in 1993 and was admitted as a member of the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Western and Eastern Districts and Bankruptcy Districts of Oklahoma, including the Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Mr. Cannon is also licensed to practice in the state of New Mexico.
Mr. Cannon has also practiced in various arbitration and mediation forums domestically and internationally through the American Arbitration Association and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution.
Mr. Cannon’s practice centers on the area of corporate law with an emphasis in corporate compliance, real estate, complex commercial litigation and arbitration, bankruptcy and reorganization, mergers and acquisitions, employment, environmental, international commerce, antitrust, and wills, trusts and probate. Mr. Cannon is an AV-rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating offered by that organization, based upon evaluation of attorney peers and judges. Mr. Cannon was recently named one of Tulsa’s Top Lawyers in the Tulsa People magazine for 2011.
Mr. Cannon is also a licensed real estate broker with the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission. He has participated and held various leadership positions in community organizations and is a current member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar Association, American Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute. He has served as past Chairman for various years of the Corporate Counsel Section of the Tulsa County Bar Association and the Bixby Chamber of Commerce. He has also served as Adjunct Professor to the University of Tulsa College of Law teaching the Uniform Commercial Code, Agency Partnership and Legal Ethics courses. Mr. Cannon also frequents as a speaker for the National Business Institute on topics covering business entities, bankruptcy and real estate.