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

Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Two brothers were charged in Massachusetts with Distribution of Crack Cocaine following a number of controlled drug purchases from them by an undercover police officer.   Following the last sale, a task force of undercover narcotics officers swarmed the men who…

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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Police charged a Hispanic male with multiple drug trafficking charges such as Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin, Possession of Heroin in a Quantity Between One Ounce and One Kilogram, Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, and Conspiracy to Violate…

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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

A female Staff Sergeant in the Army National Guard tested positive for Lorazepam during a urinalysis.  In accordance with Army regulations, the Command initiated separation proceedings.  With the assistance of detailed military defense counsel, she elected her right to an…

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Assault Offenses

A middle aged man was criminally charged with Assault and Battery on an Elderly Person.   The charge stemmed from a report by a female passerby who informed police she saw the man push or strike an elderly man in his…

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Military Cases

A male Navy submariner and Petty Officer was accused of sexual assault by another male shipmate.   The accused was an openly homosexual and married man.   While his husband was away, he invited another male, lower ranking shipmate over to his…

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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

A college student was suspected of drug distribution on campus.   The college’s public safety or security office received an anonymous tip that the student possessed and was distributing marijuana to his fellow classmates.   This triggered a search of the student’s…

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