Robert K.P. Cannon
Robert Cannon is an Associate at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP.
Mr. Cannon concentrates his practice in elder law, special needs planning, estate planning, estate administration and guardianship. Mr. Cannon earned his law degree (LLB) with Honors and his Diploma in Legal Practice from The University of Aberdeen in Scotland. After interning with the Decisions Department at the Supreme Court of the State of New York Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, Mr. Cannon moved to New York where he earned his LL.M. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. During his time at Cardozo, Mr. Cannon worked in the inaugural Guardianship Clinic and represented clients in adult guardianship proceedings.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cannon assisted Robert (“Bob”) Abrams in creating the Aging and Longevity Law Institute for the Touro Law Center, serving as the Institute’s Inaugural Coordinator. The Institute provides attorneys and other professionals with the information and resources they need to serve the 100 million Americans who are 50 years of age or older. In his role as Coordinator, Mr. Cannon helped establish Touro Law Center’s Journal of Aging, Longevity, and Law, helped create the Guardianship Quality Initiate, and organized and presented at multiple Continuing Legal Education programs. Mr. Cannon served on the WINGS Steering Committee and presented at the WINGS Planning Summit in 2014.
Mr. Cannon is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.
New York, 2013
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
The University of Aberdeen, School of Law
DLP (Diploma in Legal Practice)- 2010
LLB with Honors- 2009
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Bar Association, Member
New York State Bar Association, Member
- Co-authored an article in the New York State Bar Association Journal titled, "Dementia and the Law" (January 2017)