Ashley Cannon

  • Managing Partner





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 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 Charges
  • 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
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi- President
  • Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Cases

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Iredell County Bar
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Past-president of Troutman Rotary Club
  • Enlightening Hearts and Minds, Founder and President, 2013 - Present
  • Zoe Ministry Ambassador, 2013 - Present
  • Davidson United Methodist Church, Stephen Minister, 2011 - Present
  • Saving Little Hearts of Nicaragua, Board of Directors, 2010 - 2014
  • Cancer Services, Board of Directors, Fundraising Chair, 2010 - 2012
  • Piedmont Mediation, Secretary, Board of Directors, 2009 - 2015
  • Family Violence Prevention Center, Vice President, Board of Directors, 2007 - 2008
  • Girls on the Run, Board of Directors, 2006 - 2008
  • Team in Training, Participant, 2008 - Present
  • Childrens’ Homes of Iredell County, Board of Directors, 2016 - Present
  • Davidson United Methodist Church, Mission Committee, Member, 2015 - Present
  • Zimbabwe Orphan Endeavor, Ambassador, 2014 - Present

Past Employment Positions

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


  • Kappa Alpha Theta

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense



Violent Crimes



Drug Crimes



Murder & Homicide

Murder and