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.
A Marine Sergeant’s conviction was recently upheld by the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals. In United States v. Champion-Flores, the Court found that the Military Judge should have suppressed statements made by the Sergeant. However, the Court determined that this error was not prejudicial to the Sergeant and affirmed his conviction. Servicemembers have a … Read more
Last month, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) reversed an Airman’s convictions under Article 134, UCMJ. The Court found the convictions legally insufficient because the Government did not prove that the Airman’s actions were prejudicial to good order and discipline. Article 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) is a … Read more
Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces Sets Aside Guilty Verdict After Government Fails to Preserve Witness Interview Recordings
Last month, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces released its opinion in United States v. Sigrah. Private Sigrah was found guilty of sexual assault at trial. The victim alleged that she was at a party in the barracks with several friends and that, after drinking heavily, she went to sleep in a bed … Read more