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Carla Cannon

Carla Cannon

SOLO PRACTIONER
  • Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury
  • Ohio
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Summary

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.

Education
Capital University Law School
J.D. (2003)
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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
Ohio State University - Columbus
B.A. (1998) | Political Science, concentration in Communications
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Professional Experience
Attorney, self employed
SOLO PRACTIONER
- Current
? Represent employers and injured workers in all aspects of the administrative process of the workers’ compensation claim
Co-Founder
ADVANCED CONTINUING EDUCATION
- 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
INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION OF OHIO
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? 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
INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION OF OHIO
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? 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
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
GETAWAY C.L.E.
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.
Certifications
First Year Moot Court Competition Winner
Capella University
Awards
First Year Moot Court Competition Winner
Capital University Law School
scoring highest on performance evaluations
QWEST COMMUNICATIONS
Professional Associations
Ohio State Bar # 0076329
Member
Current
Tenth District Court of Appeals
Fundraiser and Volunteer Coordinator
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Payment for my services will be a percentage of the proceeds from the claim you may receive.
Practice Areas
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Area
  • Police and Fire Disability
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Website
Carla Cannon Law, LLC
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Carla Cannon Attorney
Contact & Map
Carla Cannon Law
79 S State Strret
Suite D4
Westerville, OH 43081
USA
Telephone: (614) 816-0603
Fax: (866) 278-1921