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

If you have been accused of a crime in the Rhode Island, you need a highly experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer with a winning track record for success. Call Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni III today 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.

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.

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.

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

Assault Offenses

Double Rape: Mistrial. A hardworking, Hispanic father with no criminal record was accused by two drug-abusing prostitutes of abduction, rape, and assault.   The two prostitutes did not know each other.  However, they were both separately abducted and assaulted on the…

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Miscellaneous Offenses

Violation of Domestic No Contact Order – Subsequent Offense: Dismissed. A man could not give up on his ex-girlfriend.  The couple was on and off for years and have a baby girl together.   After their most recent break-up, she obtained…

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Firearm & Weapon Offenses

Possession of Firearm without License: Dismissed. A young man and a neighbor got into a fight or physical altercation on the sidewalk in front of their respective homes. The two men wrestled and traded blows with each other. During the…

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Case Results

A Dominican man was arrested and indicted in U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts with two counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute and Distribution of Heroin.  These charges stemmed from the man selling heroin to an undercover…

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Case Results

A man was arrested and charged for Domestic Kidnapping based on his girlfriend’s report to police.   She claimed that they got into an argument after she asked him if he took her cellphone.  The man allegedly responded by jumping on…

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Case Results

A Dominican man was arrested and charged with Conspiracy and Possession with Intent to Distribute 2 Kilograms of Cocaine.   Police conducting surveillance observed two men, operating separate vehicles, drive up next to each along the roadside.  One man got out…

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