The Law Office of John L. Calcagni III, Inc. regularly represents defendants against state and federal charges in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted changes in courts’ criminal procedures. Click here for more information.
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A former military prosecutor skilled at both criminal and civil litigation
“Without Attorney Calcagni, I would have never been able to protect my future”
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 courts in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Florida.
A woman returned home to find her ex-husband in the home and intoxicated. When he refused to leave, she called 911 for both the Fire Department and Police. Members of the Cranston Fire and Police Departments arrived on scene. For…Read More
In the Fall of 2019, a jury convicted a man on three counts of first-degree child molestation in Rhode Island Superior Court. The charges against the man were based solely on the word and uncorroborated testimony of a young girl…Read More
Rhode Island State Police stopped a SUV with a New York Registration for an observed traffic violation. A subsequent search of the vehicle yielded the discovery of 50 pounds of marijuana concealed in a large laundry bag. The marijuana was…Read More
Rhode Island State Police on patrol observed a vehicle with a New York Registration operating at speeds in excess of 100 mph in a posted 55 mph zone. The Trooper also observed the operator commit several moving motor vehicle violations….Read More
Johnston Police charged a woman with leaving the scene of an accident and failing to file an accident report for an incident that allegedly occurred at a motor vehicle dealership. Two customers of the dealership parked their vehicles in two…Read More
Newport Police were clearing the streets on New Year’s Eve after the bars let out. To disperse the crowds, police directed people away from the buildings and to keep moving up and down the sidewalks. One man, apparently intoxicated, refused…Read More