Jennifer Cannon-Unione

Jennifer Cannon-Unione is a founding partner of Dixon & Cannon, Ltd. who has many years of litigation experience representing clients in both civil and criminal cases throughout Washington State. More about Jennifer.

Appeals Courts Stands Behind Man who Stood his Ground

October 29, 2013
Filed under: Criminal Defense, Criminal Law 

In a recent “Stand Your Ground” case, Tommy Villanueva, a Spokane resident, was acquitted of assault after a jury found he acted in self-defense.  The jury further found that Mr. Villanueva was entitled to reimbursement of costs incurred in mounting his defense.  Mr. Villanueva lost his job as a result of his arrest.  He therefor […]

Jennifer Cannon-Unione Comments on Fatal Shooting by Former Marine

September 27, 2013
Filed under: Criminal Defense 

“Fox 13 News, invited Jennifer Cannon-Unione of Dixon & Cannon, Ltd. to comment on the fatal shooting by a former marine.”

Jennifer Cannon-Unione Comments on Zimmerman Verdict

July 19, 2013
Filed under: Criminal Law, Legal News 

Recently, Jennifer Cannon-Unione at Dixon & Cannon, Ltd. was invited to comment on the Zimmerman verdict on NW Cable News.

Rapid Processing of Whistleblower Complaints

October 15, 2012
Filed under: Legal News 

Justice for the whistle blower. Recently the Department of Justice has appointed a federal prosecutor to facilitate the rapid processing of whistleblower complaints. This prosecutor will also closely monitor retaliation claims. See the full article at The Seattle Times

Transgender-Inmate Ruling

September 12, 2012
Filed under: Legal News 

Controversial decision made by Massachusetts judge in a transgender inmate case. The judge ordered prison officials to provide sex-reassignment surgery to a convicted murderer. Advocates maintain this is necessary treatment for a person with gender identity disorder. In fact, because of Michelle Kosilek’s disorder, she tried to castrate herself and made two attempts to commit […]