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Winifred Cannon

Winifred Cannon

  • Estate Planning, Probate, Business Law ...
  • Maryland, Texas
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Summary

Winifred "Wini" Cannon provides legal services and counsel to business owners. She focuses on business succession planning, estate planning and probate law.
Drawing upon years of extensive legal experience, Wini brings unique insight when assessing cases and developing strategies to obtain the best outcome for her clients. She knows how business owners may be impacted when retirement, incapacity, or death occurs without anything in place to facilitate a smooth transition.
In addition to her work in and out of court, Wini Cannon is zealous about educating business owners. She holds workshops and frequently accepts speaking engagements. The motivation is to help business owners make informed decisions to avoid known pitfalls.
Winifred "Wini" Cannon holds 2 law degrees: a Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) and the Master of Law degree (L.L.M.) from Antioch School of Law and the Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, respectively. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and Maryland.

Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Cases in the area of personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice and mass torts when accepted will be on a contingent fee basis.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    We are amenable to installment pay plan arrangements.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland
Maryland Court of Appeals
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Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24059538
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Adjunct Professor
Dallas County Community College
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Taught Texas and American government courses to students pursuing the Associate Degree.
Associate Municipal Judge
City of Dallas
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Adjunct Professor
University of Phoenix
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Taught undergraduate and graduate courses in business and employment law.
Education
SMU Dedman School of Law
LL.M. (2005) | Securities Laws and Regulations
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Activities: BALSA and Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
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Antioch School of Law
J.D. (1983) | Law
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University of Maryland - College Park
M.A. (1980) | International Relations
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Honors: Other Race Fellow
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University of Maryland - College Park
B.A. (1976) | Government & Politics
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Honors: Full Academic Scholarship
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas  # 24059538
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Member of Probate Section
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National Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Member Small Firms Section
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Member
- Current
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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc
Member
- Current
Activities: Co-Chair of the Get Engaged Committee focusing on community activism promoting education, employment, political engagement, and economic empowerment.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Winifred Wini Cannon Attorney
325 North St. Paul Street
Suite 3100
Dallas, TX 75313
Telephone: (469) 513-4120
Cell: (469) 233-2483
Fax: (469) 513-4121
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Saturday and evening appointments are avaiable upon request. No Sunday appointments.