John is a veteran trial attorney with a solid track record in various facets of law including family law, personal injury, business law, immigration, criminal, Wildlife law, and constitutional law. He has extensive jury trial experience as well as appellate experience having successfully argued before the Colorado Supreme in a landmark constitutional law case. His most recent jury trial resulted in a verdict in favor of his client in excess of one million dollars.
In his almost thirty-year legal career, John Clerked for the Honorable Timothy P. Creamy, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Pennsylvania. He is a former Deputy District Attorney and was the founder of the Tannous Law Firm and Carte International LLC. In his extensive legal career, he also served as General Counsel for a Denver Hydrocarbon Company and was a special consultant to the Spanish contingent of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon. (UNIFIL). Immediately prior to joining Cantafio & Song PLLC, Mr. Tannous worked for the Bendinelli Law Firm.
John is also a veteran Criminal and Wildlife trial attorney with a solid track record in obtaining the best results for his clients that are charged with various wildlife offenses. If you need an experienced attorney to retain for your wildlife case, John is ready to assist you no matter how simple or complex your matter may be.
John is married to Dr. Yanina Sabbagh. He has a daughter who is in her third year at the United States Naval Academy, and a step-son who recently graduated from Lafayette College with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, magna cum laude, and works in New York City.
- Criminal Defense
- Personal Injury/Premises Liability
- Family Law/Domestic Relation
- Wildlife Law
- Constitutional Law