Learn About Cannon Law

A Greenville, North Carolina, Lawyer Who Can Help

At Cannon Law Offices, PLLC, we represent people who have lost their jobs, become injured or ill and can’t make their rent, mortgage or car payment. We also help people get their Social Security Disability benefits and Workers’ Compensation if they are unable to work. We handle traffic violations, speeding tickets and criminal matters in Pitt and Beaufort counties. We help clients deal with their legal problems and move forward with their life.

The law is not just about contracts and courtroom appearances. It is also about helping people who find themselves in trouble.

Bankruptcy | Social Security Disability | Workers' Compensation

Our general legal practice focuses on Bankruptcy, Workers' Compensation, and Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims. We also defend people against criminal charges, including traffic tickets, DUI and other alcohol-related charges, and help them get the payment they need after car accidents. Our goal is to help clients improve their lives; we fight to protect their rights and get them the relief they deserve.

Experienced and Caring

At our eastern North Carolina law firm, our attorney and staff are caring and welcoming, whatever your legal matter. No case is too small for us to handle, and every client is important. Our clients are grateful for our help and especially appreciate that we listen to their concerns, explain the legal process thoroughly and charge reasonable fees.

Since 1984, our attorney, Richard L. Cannon III, has provided legal representation to people in the Eastern North Carolina area. He is admitted to all state and federal courts in the region, including the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit.

He is committed to providing clients the best possible legal service and attends all hearings personally. In addition to working with our experienced paralegals, you will be represented at all hearings and court appearances by an attorney with more than 35 years of experience.

Richard L. Cannon, III

Since his admission to practice in 1983, Richard L. Cannon, III, Attorney at Law, has practiced law in Greenville, North Carolina. Although born in Pensacola, Florida, Mr. Cannon has been a life-long resident of Eastern North Carolina having grown up in nearby Craven County. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Industrial Relations in 1977 and earned his J.D. degree at Campbell University School of Law in 1983.

A member of Jarvis United Methodist for the past thirty-five years, Mr. Cannon served as an usher, committee member and youth leader. He has served as a referee and coach in the Upward Basketball Program for the past nine years. An Eagle Scout, Mr. Cannon has been active in the Scouting Program for over 25 years serving as den leader, Troop Committee member, Cubmaster and Scoutmaster. During his 5-year tenure as Scoutmaster, he assisted with a trek at the Philmont Scout Reservation.

From 1983 through 1995, Mr. Cannon was an active member of the Greenville Jaycees serving in various positions of responsibility including president in 1987 when he was awarded the Distinguished Service Award. He is presently a member of the University City Kiwanis having served on its Board of Directors. He is also a member of Crown Point Lodge #708, A.F.&A.M. where he served as Junior and Senior Warden.

Mr. Cannon's primary areas of practice include social security disability, bankruptcy, workers' compensation, personal injury and traffic offenses. He is a member of the Pitt County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Federal Bar Association. He practices in several courts including the N.C. General Court of Justice, N.C. Court of Appeals, N.C. Supreme Court, United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. He served for over thirty­ five years as a member of the Criminal Justice Advocacy Panel in the Eastern District of North Carolina where he represented numerous indigent clients in criminal matters. In addition, Mr. Cannon regularly appears before the Social Security Administration.

Mr. Cannon is married to the former Renny J. Myers and they have three grown children.

Jamie R. Webb

Jamie R. Webb is a North Carolina Certified Paralegal whose primary areas of practice include Bankruptcy and Social Security Disability/Supplemental Security Income. She is a native of Williamston, North Carolina. Mrs. Webb is a graduate of Pitt Community College where she earned her Associate's Degree in Paralegal Technology and is a member of Lambda Chi Epsilon, the National Paralegal Honor Society. She is also a North Carolina Notary Public.

Nicole A. Alligood

Nicole A. Alligood is a paralegal whose primary areas of practice include Bankruptcy and Traffic Matters. Mrs. Alligood is a native of Hampstead, North Carolina. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from East Carolina University. She also earned her Paralegal Diploma from Pitt Community College and is a member of Lambda Chi Epsilon, the National Paralegal Honor Society. She is also a North Carolina Notary Public.

Renny Cannon

Renny Myers Cannon is the wife of Richard L. Cannon, III, Attorney at Law and has been a Legal Assistant for the last 29 years. At Cannon Law Offices, PLLC, she concentrates in the area of Social Security Disability. Ms. Cannon earned her Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia and her Masters Degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia. Prior to entering the legal field, she taught at Ashland College in Ashland, Ohio and at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina where she received numerous awards in the School of Home Economics.

Renny has been active in the Greenville community where she presently leads a monthly book club. In the past, she was the first female to become a member of the Greenville Jaycees and in that year was named the most outstanding first year Jaycee for the State of North Carolina. She is the mother of three grown children.