Ms. Cannon is an award-winning attorney who practices throughout San Diego county. Her office is in Vista. She is available 24/7 for her clients and their families.
As a career criminal defense attorney for over thirty years, Kathleen Cannon has experience handling hundreds of the most complex, high-profile criminal matters, as well as domestic violence cases and restraining orders. She has teamed with Family Law practitioners in seeking justice for clients. Her outstanding legal advocacy has won her the respect and acclaim of the professional community.
Recognized as an outstanding trial attorney, Kathleen Cannon was chosen one of the top ten criminal defense attorneys in San Diego, voted Attorney of the Year by the North County Bar Association, and Public Defender of the Year by her former office.
In addition to her criminal practice, Ms. Cannon has been an Adjunct Professor of Trial Practice at California Western School of Law, and teaches trial skills with the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. She co-chairs the Training Committee for the California Public Defender's association, developing state-wide training programs for California's criminal defense bar.
Ms. Cannon believes in aggressively challenging the actions of the state at every stage of the criminal process. Uncompromising in the defense of her clients she seeks justice and fairness on their behalf.
Kathleen lives in Vista, California with her husband, two children, and her dog, Ivan.