CANNON & ASSOCIATES is dedicated to Fierce Advocacy for service members facing Boards of Inquiry or Administrative Separation Boards in every branch of the military. Separation from the military can have serious implications in your life, retirement, and future career. You need experienced counsel to ensure your rights are protected and that you understand the specific process you are facing. Attorney and Judge Advocate John Cannon has experience handling a broad range of separation boards and discharge characterization issues. 

Understanding the Administrative Procedure 

A Board of Inquiry generally occurs after a military officer is alleged to commit an act that negatively reflects on their service or the military. In most cases, the board consists of a panel of three senior officers who consider the evidence and the service of the officer facing the board. The Board has a multitude of potential outcomes, including adversely impact the opportunity to conitue serving in the military. As a JAG, John Cannon has experience on both sides of sexual assault allegations and will ensure your rights are protected.

You have the right to the presumption of innocence and representation by the best military criminal defense attorney you can find. John will use all available resources to defend your sex crimes allegation:

  • Investigate the allegations and all events surrounding your case
  • Examine law enforcement or CID conduct
  • Ensure undue command influence does not play a role in the government’s case
  • Interview all potential witnesses
  • Examine credibility issues with your accuser
  • Find every weakness in the government’s case
  • Develop your story and all mitigating and extenuating evidence
  • Fight for your case with all available motions.


John Cannon is a judge advocate and has experience defending and prosecuting a multitude of military criminal cases and investigations. John has been honored by being identified as a Top 40 under 40 in Criminal Defense by the National Trial Lawyers Association. John has the experience and will bring it to bear in your case. Additionally, he has an outstanding record of reaching the best possible outcome for hundreds of clients accused of the wide variety of military charges, evidenced by receiving the highest possible AVVO rating – 10 (superb). Contact CANNON & ASSOCIATES to protect your freedom, your future, and your story. You may send an email inquiry, complete the contact form on the website, or call at 1(405) 657-2323.

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