As a result of our submission on his behalf, DODCAF found that we had sufficiently explained the issues that had led to the suspension and restored his security clearance.
It brings us great joy to report that the Board for Correction of Naval Records granted our client full and complete relief, including retroactive retirement and back pay, for a case in which he was framed for wrongful use of a controlled substance. Our client, a Navy LDO (limited duty officer) ensign, was found guilty […]
We are thrilled to report that the conviction of MSgt Richard Collins has been set aside and his conviction reversed. MSgt Collins was wrongly convicted of sexual assault. Based on our efforts on his behalf, his conviction has been set aside. You can read about it here. https://courtmartial3.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/collins_-_39296.pub_.pdf We are so happy for MSgt Collins […]
We have been representing a member of the South Carolina Army National Guard (SCARNG) who was notified that his security clearance was suspended due to his alleged involvement in the GRAP recruiting scandal. Years after his work as a recruiter CID interviewed all of his old recruits, and two of them did not remember my […]
We recently represented a former soldier who had been discharged from the Army with a General (Under Honorable Conditions) discharge for a “Physical Condition, not a Disability.” Essentially, he was kicked out because he had a previously undiagnosed anxiety disorder, which manifested itself once he went on active duty. We petitioned the Army Discharge Review […]
We are proud to announce that the State Bar of Georgia has named us one of Georgia’s “Lawyers who Help” and we will be featured on a Public Service Announcement sponsored by the state bar. It will feature the case of a soldier who was discharged with an Other Than Honorable Discharge in spite of […]
In addition to our military law work, we also represent civilian employees of the military in disciplinary actions. We have been representing a former first sergeant who is a civilian Army employee. He has a tremendous track record and, according to his supervisor “is one of the two best employees I have ever worked with, […]
On 14 June 2017, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces overturned and dismissed two offenses for one of our Coast Guard clients. The CAAF decision about whether an amendment to a specification was a minor or major change overruled YEARS of precedent for all the military courts of criminal appeals. Because of our […]
Happy to announce that we secured the reversal of the court-martial conviction of a sailor at Camp Pendleton. He was convicted of two specifications of sexual assault upon victims who were allegedly too intoxicated to consent. The convictions on all the most serious charges have been set aside. Great news for our client.
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 […]