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James F. Cannon Sr.

Workers' Compensation Judge

Judge Cannon's Legal Assistant, Margaret Isleman, may be reached at (651) 361-7884 or via email at margaret.isleman@state.mn.us.

Judge Cannon has been a Workers’ Compensation Judge since 1987. As a Judge with the Office of Administrative Hearings, Judge Cannon has extensive experience in conducting settlement conferences to facilitate settlement agreements and vast experience presiding over hearings and issuing decisions, regarding all workers’ compensation claims.

PHYSICAL ADDRESS
600 North Robert Street
St. Paul, MN 55101

MAILING ADDRESS
PO Box 64620
St. Paul, MN 55164-0620

EDUCATION
Juris Doctorate., Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York, 1976
Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1973

EMPLOYMENT
Minnesota Department of Employee Relations, Defense Attorney (1984-1987)
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Compensation Attorney (1977-1984)
National Labor Relations Board, Attorney (1976-1977)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Current

Minnesota State Bar Association
Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity 
Qualified Neutral Rule 114


Past
Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Army Reserve, Lieutenant Colonel
National Association of Hearing Officials

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Former Commissioner on the Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights
Former Board of Directors member on the Pillsbury Neighborhood Services, Inc.

Photograph of  James F. Cannon Sr.
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