Paul H. Cannon became a trial attorney at Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. in 1995. He earned his Board Certification in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 2005 and has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer by Thompson-Reuters 2017-2020, and a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association 2017-2020. He handles dog bites and attacks, car accidents, 18-wheeler accidents, plant explosions, refinery accidents, and slip and falls.
Paul did his undergraduate work at the University of Texas at Austin and obtained his law degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston, TX. He is a born and raised Texan.
In addition to his work as a trial lawyer, he has been published in numerous publications regarding various legal topics and has been asked to speak at Continuing Legal Education seminars.
Paul takes pride in the fact that during his entire legal career he has never represented an insurance company nor a corporation but has always fought on behalf of the people that insurance companies and corporations injure.
Paul also seeks to stay involved in the community that has brought him great success by acting as a mentor and lecturer to other lawyers and students. Paul was awarded the Houston Young Lawyer's Association Outstanding Mentor Award in 2020.
Houston Trial Lawyers Association, 2009-present
Christian Trial Lawyers Association, 2009-present
Houston Northwest Bar Association, 2014-present
National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2018
Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2007-2009
American Bar Association, 1995-1997
South Texas College of Law Alumni Association, 1995-present