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 […]
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 […]
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., […]
Mr. Cassara represented an Army contract employee (and retired NCO) in Afghanistan who faced a bar from the installation over an alleged assault. The command proposed to bar him from post, which would have meant a return home and the loss of his job. These are very difficult cases to win because the standard for […]
Mr. Cassara represented an Army O-6 who was suspected of BAH fraud of a significant amount of money. When the officer was first suspected the command was looking at a General Court-Martial. After months of negotiating, Mr. Cassara successfully negotiated a resolution that allowed the officer to retire at his current grade and not face […]
Mr. Cassara represented an Army Sergeant accused at a court-martial of conspiracy to commit murder, attempted murder, and numerous other charges arising out of a shooting in Germany. His co-accused went to trial before him and was convicted of several charges and sentenced to two years confinement and a bad-conduct discharge. One of the main […]
Mr. Cassara represented a soldier accused at court-martial of abusing a number of detainees at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. Several soldiers stated they saw the soldier abuse detainees, and one detainee, who gave a deposition at Guantanamo Bay Cuba, testified in great detail to the abuse he allegedly suffered at the client’s hands. The client […]
Mr. Cassara obtained reversal of most serious charges for soldier convicted of child abuse. After a rehearing, soldier received an honorable discharge. United States v. Boese (Army Court Criminal Appeals, Oct 2005) (HTM)