Alec Cannon began his legal career working as a Deputy Court Clerk for the 3rd District Juvenile Court in Salt Lake City. He then enrolled in law school at the University of Oregon, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. During his time in Oregon he clerked for two years for the U.S. Department of Justice's local U.S. Attorney's Office. As a law clerk, Alec represented the federal government in numerous misdemeanor criminal prosecutions and provided legal assistance to Assistant U.S. Attorneys on both felony criminal prosecutions, as well as civil matters involving federal government agencies.
Upon graduating from law school, Alec returned to his native Salt Lake City where he clerked with the State of Utah's School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration before being hired as an associate attorney at the natural resources law firm Lear & Lear LLP. Alec has represented a number of oil and gas companies in litigation in state and federal courts, as well as in state and federal administrative agency proceedings. He has also prepared dozens of complex mineral title opinions for oil and gas companies.
Alec joined the Rudd Firm in 2015 and advises clients in the areas of real estate, immigration, oil and gas, and estate planning/probate. Alec is also a licensed title search and escrow agent and previously was licensed as a real estate agent.
- Real Estate
- Estate Planning
- Oil & Gas
- Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drone) Law
- 2012, J.D., University of Oregon, Order of the Coif
- 2008, B.A. Utah State University, Magna Cum Laude
- 2012, Utah
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