Hope Thai Cannon

Partner
Legal Assistant
Kimberly Campbell
P: 205.521.8414 klcampbell@bradley.com
Hope Cannon has tried numerous cases as a lead attorney in Alabama and Florida. During the first part of her career, her trial practice primarily involved defending manufacturers in products liability cases and school boards in employment cases. Through the years, she expanded her range of experience to include handling construction litigation, non-compete matters and complex commercial disputes. More recently, Hope has used her trial experience to assist banks, financial institutions, investors and servicers in managing the mass of regulatory and common law litigation surrounding the servicing and origination of mortgage loans. Hope works with her clients not only at the trial level, but also argues cases in arbitration as well as at the appellate level.
Experience
  • General Experience
    • Hirons v. Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage, 138 So. 3d 1032 (Fla. 2d DCA 2014)
      Per curiam affirmance of final judgment after trial (oral argument was held).

      Chapman v. Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage, 2016 WL 7175094 (Fla. 5th DCA December 6, 2016)
      Per curiam affirmance of summary judgment entered based on surrender issue as well as failure to establish fraud claim.

      Coss v. Regions Bank, 2016 WL 7393388 (December 21, 2016)
      Per curiam affirmance of summary judgment in foreclosure action.

      Clark v. Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage, 2017 WL 1288679 (Fla. 2d DCA April 7, 2017)
      Per curiam affirmance of final judgment after trial on FHA face-to-face issue (oral argument held).

      Apodaca v. Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage, 2017 WL 1948009 (Fla. 2d DCA May 10, 2017)
      Per curiam affirmance of final summary judgment on fraud claim.

      Acoff v. Fairfield Board of Education, 868 So.2d 1105, 2003 WL 21488855, 185 Ed. Law Rep. 351, Ala. Civ.App. (20020309)
      Successfully petitioned appellate court for mandamus regarding whether tenured teacher had been afforded due process rights prior to termination.

      Boyce v. Cassese, 941 So.2d 932, 2006 WL 1119285 (Ala.)
      Obtained summary judgment based on statute of frauds in real estate dispute over easement.

      Cox v. Bridgestone Retail & Commercial Operations, LLC, Civil Action No. 05-0526-M 2006 WL 2860576 (S.D. Ala.)
      Obtained summary judgment on premises liability claim.

      Ex parte Starkey, 952 So.2d 1130, 2006 WL 2790011 (Ala.)
      Appeal of issue involving whether nurse’s aide for school system should be afforded state-agent immunity.

      Hall v. Alabama Association of School Boards, 326 F.3d 1157, 2003 WL 15902790, 16 Fl. L. Weekly Fed. C 480, C.A. 11 (Ala.)
      Obtained affirmation of summary judgment in teacher’s discrimination claim.

      Jackson v. Talladega County Board of Education, 405 F.3d 1276, 2005 WL 851935, 95 Fair Empl. Prac. Cas. (BNA) 1048, 150 Lab.Cas. P 59, 982, 197 Ed. Law Rep. 499, 18 Fla. L. Weekly Fed C 425, C.A. 11 (Ala.)
      Obtained summary judgment that board’s interest in protecting morale of school outweighed teacher’s first amendment rights.

      Katopodis v. HealthSouth
      Three-day jury trial involving breach of contract claim and fraud counterclaims over alleged conveyance of real property.

      TKI Inc. v. Nichols Research Corp., 191 F. Supp. 2d 1307 (M.D. Ala. 2002)
      Obtained removal to federal court after a second removal based on fraudulent joinder. Individual brought a breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation claim against software company arising out of alleged compensation plan with independent contractor. This case was settled confidentially.

      Young v. Pell City Board of Education
      Obtained defense verdict during one-week jury trial in discrimination case; affirmed on appeal.