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Richard L. Cannon III


UpRight Law (888) 708-0876

PO Box 8425
Greenville, NC 27835

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Richard L. Cannon, III is the managing partner at Cannon Law Offices, PLLC. Mr. Cannon is a native of East North Carolina and was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1983. He received his B.S. degree from the University of North Carolina in 1977 and his J.D. degree from Campbell University in 1983.

He was a member of the Greenville Jaycees from 1983 to 1995 serving in several positions for the Jaycees, including Greenville Jaycee president in 1987. He also serves as a JCI Senator for the Greenville Jaycees.

Richard is an Eagle Scout and served as a Scoutmaster for 5 years. He is currently a board member of the University City Kiwanis and has coached Upward Basketball for the last 4 years. He has been married to his wife, Renny, for over 30 years and has 3 grown children.

Areas of Practice

  • General Civil Law
  • State and Federal Criminal Trial Practice
  • Social Security Claims
  • Real Estate Law
  • Worker’s Compensation Law
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Violations
  • Social Security — Disability
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1983


  • Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina
    • J.D. – 1983
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • B.S. – 1977

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pitt County Bar Association, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member


35 years since Richard L. Cannon III was first licensed to practice law.

State License Status Year Acquired
NC Active 1983


School Major Degree Graduated
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law Law JD - Juris Doctor 1983
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Industrial Relations BS - Bachelor of Science 1977


Award Name Granting Organization Date
Eagle Scout Boy Scouts of America 1973
Distinguished Service Greenville Jaycees

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Glenn & Cheri M. Kentucky

Everything was handled professionally and with the utmost customer services. We filed last year and still have a good relationship with our attorneys.

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