Recent Accomplishments

Obtained removal of GOMOR and Adverse NCOER for Army E-8

March 1, 2012

I represented an Army Master Sergeant who received a GOMOR and adverse NCOER while downrange for alleged sexual harassment.  The case was a travesty.  His 1LT, who made false allegations against others and was dating the Battalion Commander, alleged that he hit on her.  A 15-6 Investigation concluded he had committed the acts and he […]

Army NCO facing numerous drug charges allowed to retire.

March 1, 2012

Mr. Cassara represented an Army NCO with over 20 years of service at Fort Stewart, Georgia who was facing a number of charges ranging from two positive urinalysis to a 60 day AWOL to distributing drugs after a “controlled buy” outside of base.   While the evidence was nearly overwhelming, Mr. Cassara successfully negotiated a […]

Court-Martial of Air Force officer results in retirement

March 1, 2012

Mr. Cassara represented an Air Force officer with over 20 years of service at Barksdale Air Force Base who was accused of numerous offenses arising from an investigation into a long standing extra-marital affair.   The charges ranged from Conduct Unbecoming an Officer to False Official Statements to Failure to Obey a Lawful Order and others.  […]

Upgrade of Marine discharge

March 1, 2012

Mr. Cassara represented a former Marine who had been discharged for use of cocaine before the Navy-Marine Corps Discharge Review Board (NDRB.)  The former Marine had been discharged with an Other Than Honorable Discharge for use of cocaine.  While the success rate of drug discharge upgrades before the NDRB is very low, Mr. Cassara put […]

Removal of GOMOR

March 1, 2012

Mr. Cassara represented an Army nurse who received a GOMOR for allegedly drinking with a subordinate after returning from a deployment.  As a result of the GOMOR she was passed over for promotion. Mr. Cassara petitioned the Department of the Army Suitability Evaluation Board (DASEB) and had the GOMOR transferred to the officer’s restricted fiche, […]

DNA evidence leads to reversal of charges against Navy Officer

January 6, 2012

Mr. Cassara represented a former Navy officer who had been accused at court-martial of rape. The officer was convicted of Conduct Unbecoming an Officer and Fraternization.  After contacting Mr. Cassara, we learned that the DNA evidence used at his court-martial to prove he had sex with the alleged victim had been handled by a United […]

Obtained resolution of No Charges against Army Officer suspected in larceny of $58000 in BAH funds

December 31, 2011

An Army officer contacted Mr. Cassara after being accused of larceny of $58,000 in BAH funds. Charges were preferred against the officer and an Article 32 (b) hearing was scheduled.  The client needed a court martial attorney and contacted Mr. Cassara.  Mr. Cassara was able to negotiate a disposition at Article 15, meaning the officer […]

Obtained resolution of No Charges against Army Officer suspected of BAH fraud

December 31, 2011

An Army officer was suspected of conspiring with another officer to defraud the government of BAH funds.  He knew he needed an experienced court martial attorney.   After retaining Mr. Cassara, and after Mr. Cassara investigated the matter, no charges were brought against the officer. The matter is now closed and the officer will continue […]

Obtained resolution of no charges against Army NCO suspected in taking part in the murder of three Iraqi detainees

December 31, 2011

Mr. Cassara represented an Army NCO who was suspected of taking part in the murder of three Iraqi detainees.  The NCO knew he needed an experienced court martial attorney.  When the NCO first contacted Mr. Cassara he was facing multiple murder charges.  After Mr. Cassara became involved he was able to resolve the case in […]

Secured dismissal of all charges for Marine officer suspected of giving order to murder Iraqi detainees

December 31, 2011

Mr. Cassara represented a Marine officer who was suspected of giving an order to murder Iraqi detainees. The client was read his rights by NCIS for murder and investigated by both CID and the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He knew he needed an experienced court martial attorney and contacted Mr. Cassara.After Mr. Cassara became involved he […]

William E. Cassara- Military Law Attorney

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