Mr. Cassara represented an Army Major who was charged with larceny of government funds through illegal receipt of Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH.) After a sentencing case that included more than 10 witnesses the Military Judge did not dismiss the officer, in spite of the prosecution’s request that he do so. This will allow the … Read more
Mr. Cassara represented an Army Staff Sergeant charged with larceny of government property. Through the tireless efforts of Mr. Cassara and the Trial Defense Service attorney, the defense was able to cast sufficient doubt on the charges to have the convening authority dismiss all charges the day before trial was to begin. This will allow … Read more
Obtained set aside of conviction of child sexual abuse for USAF E-7. Service member convicted of sexually abusing his daughter. Conviction affirmed by Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals. Mr. Cassara succeeded in getting that decision set aside. Decision allows service member to again appeal his conviction and to seek a new trial. United States … Read more
Obtained reversal of all charges for Army Specialist convicted of child molestation and sentenced to 25 years
Mr. Cassara secured a reversal of all court-martial charges for an Army Specialist serving 25 years confinement at Fort Leavenworth. The Specialist was convicted by a Military Judge, sitting alone, at Fort Eustis, VA. After the Army Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the conviction, Mr. Cassara petitioned the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces … Read more
Obtained reversal charge and disapproval of sentence for sailor convicted at court-martial of drug charges
Obtained reversal of most serious charge and disapproval of sentence for sailor convicted at court-martial of serious drug charges and sentenced to confinement, loss of pay and loss of rank. As a result the sailor is eligible for reenlistment and will obtain back pay and entitlements that were taken from him.
Obtained full acquittal for Air Force E-3 charged with aggravated assault in a court-martial. Airman charged with violent assault on fellow airman. Military Judge acquitted him of all charges.
Represented Army E-8 in a court-martial charged with IMPAC credit card fraud allowing NCO to keep his retirement.
Mr. Cassara represented an Army Special Forces officer who received a General Officer Memorandum of Reprimand (GOMOR) for allegedly allowing his troops to consume alcohol during a deployment, in violate of General Officer Order 1. Mr. Cassara petitioned the Department of the Army Suitability Evaluation Board and proved that the consumption of alcohol during this … Read more
Mr. Cassara represented an Air Force Captain who received an Article 15 for alleged relationship with an enlisted female. The captain was coming up for promotion to major and knew he would not be promoted with the Article 15 in his packet. Mr. Cassara petitioned the Air Force and succeeded in convincing them to remove … Read more
Mr. Cassara represented a former Army NCO who had been convicted at court-martial of drunk driving while in Japan, after he had received two Article 15’s for the drunk driving. The NCO received a bad conduct discharge at court-martial. Mr. Cassara petitioned the Army Discharge Review Board and, after a personal appearance in Washington, D.C., … Read more