William E. Cassara

-Military Law Attorney

Courts-Martial
Discharge Upgrades
Court Martial Appeals
Boards of Inquiry
Records Correction

About Us

At William E. Cassara, PC, we devote our firm's resources to representing current and former military members in military related matters. Mr. Cassara has nearly thirty years of experience in military law. If you or your loved one is facing a court-martial, Mr. Cassara is well versed in the Uniformed Code of Military Justice, and has been defending service members around the world his entire career. If a service member has been convicted at court-martial, Mr. Cassara has extensive experience in court-martial appeals, and has represented service members before all service courts of criminal appeals, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Cassara's expertise has lead to the reversal of numerous court-martial convictions, as shown here in our representative cases.

In addition to representing service members at courts-martial and court-martial appeals, Mr. . Cassara also draws on his extensive experience to protect your rights in a variety of other military matters. These matters can include corrections of military records, discharge upgrades, security clearance revocations, MEBs and PEBs proceedings before Boards of Inquiry/Administrative Separation Boards and a variety of other military legal matters to include disenrollment from ROTC or service academies, adverse fitness report appeals, GOMOR and other reprimand appeals and other related matters..

Call Mr. Cassara at 800-511-9293 to discuss your case. You will not speak to a legal assistant, "chat box" or answering service. If he is not in, he will return your call, and you will speak directly with an experienced attorney.

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Recent Accomplishments

Appeals Court Affirms Military Judge’s Decision to Suppress Cell Phone Search Evidence

August 31, 2022

This month, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) issued its opinion in United States v. Black. The accused Soldier, PFC Black, lent his cell phone to another Soldier who was about to start a 12-hour duty period. PFC Black told him he could use the phone while he was on duty, to … Read more

The command giving thoughtful consideration to the evidence provided through our firm’s diligent representation on behalf of our client

August 31, 2022

We are pleased to call attention to a recent decision out of Fort Gordon concerning a young officer accused of sexual misconduct.  Our client, a student at the Signal Basic Officer Leadership Course, was to be given a General Officer (GO) Article 15 for abusive sexual contact as well as other inappropriate behavior.  In addition … Read more

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Court of Appeals Finds that Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege Does Not Extend to Diagnoses or Treatment Plans

July 29, 2022

The military justice system, like state and federal justice systems, contains rules of privilege. These rules keep certain evidence from being introduced in a court proceeding, even if the evidence would be relevant at trial. These rules of privilege exist because society has determined that encouraging and protecting certain relationships and communications is more important … Read more