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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

Theft Offenses

An Army National Guard Sergeant First Class was charged with Larceny Over $250 and Receiving Stolen Property in the approximate amount of $17,000.00. The received monetary benefits through the National Guard Recruiter Assistance Program (GRAP). This offered a fixed, lump…

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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

A man was charged with Cocaine Trafficking and Unlawful Possession of Firearms following the execution of a search warrant at his home. With the assistance of a confidential informant and other intelligence, police allegedly conducted a controlled purchase of cocaine…

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Assault Offenses

An Army veteran was charged with Assault with Intent to Murder following the use of his firearm in self-defense. The man developed a friendship with a young girl with a known heroin addiction. He attempted to assist her by leasing…

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Motor Vehicle Offenses

Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident. Upon arriving on scene, they discovered a disabled vehicle that collided with a pole and a fence. The motorist was fully cooperative with police. She informed them that while driving and…

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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Federal authorities learned of an Army veteran who was receiving controlled substances by U.S. mail and repackaging them for illegal distribution throughout the country. The man used the internet to order Tramadol, a synthetic form and morphine, and other drugs…

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Drug & Narcotics Offenses

Federal authorities charged a west coast man for his participating in a large-scale, bi-coastal marijuana trafficking and money laundering conspiracy. They alleged that the man distributed more than one ton of California-grown marijuana on the East Coast and then used…

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