Wini Cannon's experiences as an attorney (working in both the public and private sector) coupled with her involvement in civic and community efforts uniquely qualifies her to serve as Commissioner for Dallas County, District 2. She will listen, learn, and lead weighing the facts, assessing the issues and ultimately defining the best outcomes for the constituents of District 2 and Dallas County as a whole.
Wini earned a B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) in Government and Politics and an M.A. (Master of Arts) in International Relations from the University of Maryland. Her law degrees, J.D. (Juris Doctor) and LL.M. (Master of Laws) were obtained from Antioch School of Law and Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, respectively.
Wini is admitted to the State Bars of Texas, Maryland and West Virginia as well as various federal courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
She is active in the Dallas Bar Association serving as 2018 Vice-Chair for Legal Lines, 2017 Board of Director for JL Turner Legal Association, 2017 Judicial Chair for JL Turner, Social Action and Public Policy Representative for the southern region of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Social Action Co-Chair for the Kappa Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Co-Organizer of Military and Veteran's Ministry at the Potter's House Church of Dallas, member NAACP, member Texas Asian Democrat's Club, member Metrocrest Democratic Club, Board Member of the Board of Adjustments (City of Dallas), and Sprano on the Bishop's Choir (Potter's House Church of Dallas).
Currently Wini Cannon is engaged in the general practice of law at Cannon Law Group, PLLC wherein she represents and counsels individuals and small businesses. She also serves as an abitrator for FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) and as a Special Commissioner presiding over condemnation and eminent domain proceedings for Dallas County and the City of Dallas. She is a former Associate Municipal Judge and a City official serving on the Board of Adjustments (a quasi-judicial body). She also taught undergraduate and graduate courses in business law, risk management, employment law and ethics. More recently Wini taught Texas and American government courses at a local community college.
Wini has the temperament, competency, and commitment to serve as Dallas County Commissioner for District 2.
QUALIFIED FOR SERVICE and COMMITTED TO SERVE