E. Bedford Cannon Attorney at Law

E. Bedford Cannon Attorney at Law

If you are facing criminal charges or a family law problem in North Carolina, you are probably worried about what the consequences will be if you do not take action to protect your interests.

Firm Overview

For a criminal matter, penalties can include jail time, fines and loss of driving privileges. In a family law situation, you may lose out on access to your children, a fair division of assets, or fail to take the right measures to keep your family unit protected for the future.

A Skilled North Carolina Criminal Defense and Family Law Firm Working Hard to Protect Your Rights

At the Ashley Cannon, Attorney at Law, we believe everyone deserves quality representation. Ashley Cannon is an experienced trial lawyer who offer a unique combination of talents and backgrounds. Our combined years of experience in both defense and prosecution allow us to understand both sides of a case, whether it is in the family courts or criminal justice system. We know what kind of arguments attorneys or prosecutors can make, and we know how to fight for a fair outcome that meets your needs.

Contact us today to learn about your options by scheduling a free initial consultation. Please call 336-722-8004 to set up an appointment at our Winston-Salem office or 336-682-0411to meet at our Statesville location.

Dedicated Statesville Family Law Attorneys

At the Ashley Cannon, Attorney at Law, we provide individualized, personalized service to individuals throughout North Carolina who want to benefit from having a male and female team use both perspectives when analyzing, building and arguing their case.

We understand that when someone is arrested for a crime or facing a family law issue, a lot is at stake. As part of our comprehensive criminal defense practice, we handle drug crimes, domestic violence, murder cases, assault and battery, as well as DWI/DUI and traffic violations with an eye toward protecting your future reputation as well as your freedom right now. In family law cases, we handle all aspects of divorce and other matters such as modifications and grandparents' rights. We also help people who need assistance with wills and estates as well as business disputes and civil litigation.

Contact Us Today to Schedule a Free and Informative Consultation

We make ourselves available 24/7 and don't hang up the phone at 5 p.m., like some other law firms. If you have been arrested, you don't have to wait until the next day to receive sound legal advice. Contact us at 36-682-0411or 336-682-0411to speak with an attorney right away or to schedule a free consultation concerning a family law or another legal matter that we can help you with. We look forward to working with you.

Main Office

Main Office
827 Burke Street
Winston-Salem NC 27101



Criminal Defense

At the Ashley Cannon, Attorney at Law, we understand that when you are arrested or charged with a crime, you have a lot on the line. Results of a criminal defense case can affect your future immensely.

That's why it's so important that you seek assistance from a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. Whether you are dealing with a traffic violation, DWI or domestic violence incident, having a good lawyer can make the difference between a reduced plea bargain, dismissal of charges and a jail sentence. The attorneys at the Ashley Cannon, Attorney at Law, will work to protect your rights when you are charged with a crime. Contact us today at 336-682-0411.

Statesville DUI/DWI Defense Attorneys

I am Ashley Cannon and I am a Winston-Salem criminal defense attorney who represent individuals in cases, including:

-DWI/DUI: If you were arrested for drunk driving, you may be at risk for jail time, increased insurance rates, license suspension and other penalties. We can help to keep your record clean and protect your driving privileges so that you can stay on the road.
-Traffic violations: If you were arrested for speeding or rolling through a stop sign, you might not think it's a big deal. The reality is that one traffic violation may not be a big deal. However, if you are arrested again in the future, the results could be much more severe. We can help to keep your driving record clean, so you can avoid increased insurance rates and don't have to live in fear every time a patrol car is behind you.
-Major felonies: Murder, drug crimes, assault and battery, domestic violence, white collar crimes consequences from any felony charge can be steep. Although we cannot guarantee the outcome of your case, we can promise to develop a sound defense strategy and fight to get the best result possible in your case.

Contact a North Carolina Defense Attorney Today

If you would like to schedule a free initial consultation to speak with an aggressive criminal defense attorney at the Ashley Cannon, Attorney at Law, and to learn about your options, contact us today at 336-682-0411.

Ashley Cannon

E. Bedford Cannon Attorney at Law

Since being admitted to practice law in North Carolina in 2001, Ms. Cannon has been committed to using her legal expertise to help people throughout North Carolina. She graduated from Wake Forest University, Cum Laude, in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, and in 2001, she graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law School.

After graduation, Ms. Cannon began her legal career by working at both Duke University School of Medicine and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2005, she became an Assistant District Attorney in Durham County. Later, she prosecuted in Orange, Chatham, Iredell, Davidson, Davie, and Alexander counties.

Ms. Cannon represents clients charged with a wide variety of misdemeanors and felonies. In her vast experience as an Assistant District Attorney around North Carolina she has tried hundreds of cases involving: drunk driving (DWI/DUI), drug crimes, all motor vehicle violations, gun crimes, domestic violence, larceny, and assault. If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime in any of the following categories call 336-793-1013 for your free initial consultation.

Conviction of any of the following crimes may carry consequences such as:

DWI/DUI: loss of driving privileges, permanent revocation of your driver's license, and large fines.

Drug Crimes: jail time, significant fines,

Traffic Violations: revocation of license, large fines,

Domestic Violence: jail time, court-ordered treatment, fines, custodial issues

Major Felonies: significant jail time and fines, loss of licensing privileges, permanent loss of privilege to possess a firearm.

Therefore, if you need quality and experienced representation, then contact Ashley Cannon, Attorney at Law to set up your free initial consultation.

Areas of Practice
-Major Felonies
-Criminal Law
-Murder and Homicide
-Assault and Battery
-Domestic Violations
-Drug Crimes
-White Collar Crimes
-Traffic Violations

Litigation Percentage
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions
North Carolina, 2001

-University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
-Honors: Phi Delta Phi- President
-Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
---B.A. cum laude
---Major: Political Science

Representative Cases
State of North Carolina v Eric Lars Knudsen, August 20, 747 S.E.2d 641 (Court of Appeals of North Carolina 2013)

Professional Associations and Memberships
-North Carolina Bar Association
-Forsyth County Bar
-North Carolina Advocates for Justice

Past Employment Positions
-Morrow, Alexander, Porter, and Whitley Law Firm, Associate Attorney, 2009 - 2010
-State of North Carolina, Assistant District Attorney, 2005 - 2009
-University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Director of Development, 2003 - 2005
-Duke University School of Medicine, Assistant Director of Planned Giving, 2001 - 2003
-University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill Department of Scholarships and Student Aid, Legal Assistant
-United States Congressman Cass Ballenger, Staff Assistant, 1997 - 1998
-Kinasa Junior High School, Kinasa-mura, Nagano-ken, Japan, Assistant English Teacher, 1995 - 1997

Pro Bono Activities
-Enlightening Hearts and Minds - Founder and President, 2013 - Present
-Zoe Ministry Ambassador, 2013 - Present
-Rotary Club of Troutman - Member, 2012 - Present
-Davidson United Methodist Church - Stephen Minister, 2011 - Present
-Saving Little Hearts of Nicaragua - Board of Directors, 2010 - 2013
-Cancer Services - Board of Directors, Fundraising Chair, 2010 - 2011
-Piedmont Mediation - Secretary, Board of Directors, 2009 - Present
-Family Violence Prevention Center - Vice President, Board of Directors, 2007 - 2008
-Girls on the Run - Board of Directors, 2006 - 2008
-Team in Training Leukemia/Lymphoma Society - Member

Kappa Alpha Theta