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.
The firm of William E. Cassara successfully represented an Army Officer before the Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility resulting in having his clearance restored. Among the allegations the Officer faced was that he had mishandled protected information and had misused information technology systems by exceeding his authorized access on classified systems. Part of his … Read more
We recently successfully petitioned the Board for Correction of Navy Records on behalf of an enlisted Marine to upgrade an Other than Honorable discharge to General, Under Honorable Conditions. The Marine had undiagnosed PTSD that contributed to his marijuana use. The BCNR agreed that the PTSD was a mitigating factor in the misconduct, and voted … Read more
Army Appellate Court Disapproves 18 Months of Sentence for Soldier Who Was Not Allowed Contact With His Children While Confined
The Army Court of Criminal Appeals issued an opinion in United States v. Guinn this week, disapproving 18 months of a four year sentence over restrictions imposed by a confinement facility. SSG Guinn was convicted of one specification of sexual abuse of a child and sentenced to a dishonorable discharge, confinement for four years, total … Read more