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John J Canniff

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  • Founding Partner


Practice Areas

  • Appellate


John J. Canniff heads TKCK's appellate practice. He was formerly an associate at Peabody & Arnold LLP from 1995 to 2000, and an associate at Parker, Coulter, Daley & White from 1989 to 1995. Prior to joining Parker, Coulter, Daley & White, John was a law clerk for the Reviewing Board at the Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents from 1987 to 1989. John received his bachelor's degree from Tufts University in 1979 and his law degree from New England School of Law in 1989. He is admitted to the Massachusetts bar.


  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1989
  • Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1979
    • Major: Latin

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1989

Past Positions

  • Parker Coulter Daley & White, Attorney, 1989 to 1995
  • Peabody & Arnold LLP, Associate, 1995 to 2000
  • Reviewing Board at the Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents, Law Clerk, 1987 to 1989

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Delta Tau Delta