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About Nicole Cannon
Nicole L. Cannon has been practicing law since 1998. For over 11 years, she was a deputy prosecuting attorney, then prosecuting attorney, in Minidoka County, Idaho. During this time, her primary area of emphasis was criminal prosecution, during which she gained extensive courtroom and trial experience. She specialized in the prosecution of child sexual offenses, drug offenses and DUIs. She trained law enforcement officers regarding legal matters. Ms. Cannon was also heavily involved in civil work for the county, including planning and zoning, personnel issues, administration, and advising the county commissioners and other elected officials on legal matters.
After leaving public office, Ms. Cannon joined the law firm of Powers Tolman in January 2009. She currently handles cases involving medical malpractice, product liability, commercial liability and general liability (casualty and personal injury).Read More
Nikki is a resident of our Twin Falls office and represents clients throughout the State. She knows litigation both as an advocate and a judge. Her prior judicial experience is invaluable in advising clients on the best approach to success in court. Nikki represents physicians in medical malpractice actions and is particularly well known for her defense of emergency room physicians in trial. She has been successful in defending these cases to jury verdict. Like all of the firm’s lawyers, Nikki understands medicine and the human body. In any given week, Nikki may be arguing a motion in Idaho Falls, representing a physician in Boise in front of the Board of Medicine or meeting with an insured client in her office in Twin Falls.
- Admitted, all state courts of Idaho
- Admitted, United States District Court for the District of Idaho
- Member, Idaho State Bar Association
- Member, American Inns of Court
- Council member, Idaho Association of Defense Counsel
- Past member, Idaho Prosecuting Attorney’s Association
- Utah State University, B.S. in Political Science, minor in philosophy, 1992, cum laude
- University of Utah, College of Law, J.D., 1996