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Carla Cannon

Carla Cannon

  • Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury
  • Ohio
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Carla represents clients at district and staff hearings before the Industrial Commission of Ohio, Common Pleas Courts, and in the Tenth District Court of Appeals. She worked as an attorney for Chairman William Thompson and then as a District Hearing Officer for the Industrial Commissions of Ohio. After working as, a District Hearing Officer, she realized that she missed fighting for injured workers’ rights. Watching her business grow, the real satisfaction is knowing that she is making a difference in each and every client. Carla is a wife and is a mother to one son. In her spare time Carla enjoys getting involved with different charities, is a small group leader and kid’s ministry teacher at her church in Columbus, Ohio.

Practice Areas
Workers' Compensation
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Area
  • Police and Fire Disability
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Payment for my services will be a percentage of the proceeds from the claim you may receive.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney, self employed
- Current
? Represent employers and injured workers in all aspects of the administrative process of the workers’ compensation claim
- Current
? Along with my husband, formed a company which provides interdisciplinary continuing education to attorneys and chiropractors ? Write outlines for the presenters ? Prepare course outlines to obtain Supreme Court approval for continuing legal education credit
District Hearing Officer
? Presided over workers’ compensation hearings ? After rendering a decision, drafted orders consistent with current law ? Prepared for hearings by thoroughly researching the claim file and pertinent law
Staff Attorney to Chairman William Thompson
? Researched case law, statutes and administrative code to formulate policies consistent therewith ? Prepared Chairman for Commission hearings by reviewing claim file and researching law ? Recommended hearing outcome to Chairman Thompson then drafted the orders to reflect his determination ? Responded to letters from injured workers, business owners and attorneys regarding Commission procedures ? Reviewed pending litigation and recommended specific action
Capital University Law School
J.D. (2003)
Activities: ? Contributor to the Res Ipsa Loquitur, the Capital University Law School newspaper ? Selected to participate in the Landskroner Law Closing Argument Competition ? First Year Moot Court Competition Winner
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Ohio State University - Columbus
B.A. (1998) | Political Science, concentration in Communications
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First Year Moot Court Competition Winner
Capital University Law School
scoring highest on performance evaluations
Professional Associations
Ohio State Bar  # 0076329
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Tenth District Court of Appeals
Fundraiser and Volunteer Coordinator
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Speaking Engagements
Bridging the Legal/Medical Education Gap, OHIO NEW LAWYER TRAINING SEMINAR, Westerville, Ohio
Advanced Continuing Education
Advanced Continuing Education was established to bring attorneys and physicians together for the purpose of education and improving the working relationship between both disciplines.
Basic Workers’ Compensation Law for Ohio New Lawyer Training, OHIO NEW LAWYER TRAINING SEMINAR, Columbus, Ohio
In-depth overview of Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law regarding specifically the administrative hearing process. We will briefly discuss the entire workers’ compensation system in Ohio from the injury allowance to medical and compensatory benefits to the claims processing structure at the MCO/ADR level, Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, Industrial Commission of Ohio, and further litigation in the Ohio courts will be discussed. Necessary filing forms will be distributed and examined. Mock hearing process will be executed with participation by the new lawyer attendees. Generating workers’ compensation clients and how to manage their claims will also be discussed.
First Year Moot Court Competition Winner
Capella University
Websites & Blogs
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Contact & Map
Carla Cannon Law
79 S State Strret
Suite D4
Westerville, OH 43081
Telephone: (614) 816-0603
Fax: (866) 278-1921