Rhode Island Criminal Defense Law Firm

Massachusetts & Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer

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RI Lawyer Wins Landmark Marijuana Case in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

On September 22, 2015, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court handed down a landmark decision in the matter of Commonwealth v. Elivette Rodriguez, holding that the odor of marijuana alone is not a sufficient basis for police to conduct a motor vehicle stop.

RI Criminal Defense Attorney

Attorney Calcagni is well versed in the prosecution and defense of all types of criminal cases. This experience is invaluable in his ability to defend accused individuals on trial for Federal and State Crimes. We are licensed to practice in both state and federal courts. If you are in need of a Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer, call our office for a free consultation.

MA Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been charged with a crime in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you need a skilled Criminal Defense Lawyer who understands the complexities and levels of the Massachusetts Court System. Call Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni III today for a free consultation.

Federal Criminal Defense Attorney

When you need the assistance of a Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer, it is highly advisable that you hire someone who has extensive experience within the federal system. There are certain areas of the practice of law that require more experience and exposure than others, and Federal Criminal Defense is high on this list.

Military Criminal Defense Attorney

As a former prosecutor with the US Army JAG Corps and the US Attorney's Office, Attorney Calcagni is well versed in the prosecution and defense of all types of military criminal cases. This experience is invaluable in his ability to defend accused individuals on trial in Military Court for all types of crimes.

About Our Rhode Island Criminal Defense Law Firm

Our firm provides personalized, experienced, and successful representation for clients in need of a Criminal Defense Attorney to represent them in matters before the Rhode Island Federal Court and Massachusetts Federal and District Courts. Our practice focuses on Criminal Defense for Misdemeanors and Felonies, Military Defense, Federal Criminal Defense, and Violent Crime matters. We are licensed to practice in both state and federal courts in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and Florida.

As a former prosecutor with the US Army JAG Corps and a Special Assistant US Attorney, Attorney Calcagni is well versed in the prosecution and defense of all types of criminal cases. This experience is invaluable in his ability to defend accused individuals on trial for Federal and State Crimes. As a Military Defense Lawyer, Attorney Calcagni is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals, as well as the state and federal ourts in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Florida.

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Latest Case Results From Our Firm

Sex Crimes

A young juvenile boy was suspected of sexual assault or indecent assault of a classmate following his attendance at a Halloween party. The boy was feeling ill at the party, which was hosted by another classmate and attended by multiple…

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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Police stopped a motorist for speeding. Upon approaching the driver side window, the officer detected an odor of marijuana. He questioned the motorist about his observations. The motorist replied that he had recently smoked marijuana, but did not have any…

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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

A man was charged with Conspiracy and Distribution of Heroin. These charges followed surveillance by New Bedford Police of what they suspected to be a drug transaction. Undercover police officers were conducting roving surveillance. They observed a bicyclist traveling on…

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Military Cases

An Army ROTC Cadet was processed for disenrollment for wrongful drug use. This disenrollment action stemmed from her testing positive for Adderall during a unit-wide urinalysis. Because she did not have a valid prescription of the drug, the Army presumed…

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Military Cases

An Army ROTC Cadet was processed for disenrollment because he failed to graduate on time in accordance with the terms of his ROTC contract. The technical grounds for disenrollment was failure to progress by failing to complete the necessary courses…

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Sex Crimes

A man was charged with multiple charges in Rhode Island Superior Court, mainly First Degree Sexual Assault or Rape. The charges stemmed from the abduction of two prostitutes who were physically attacked, sexually assaulted and then robbed by two men….

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