Recent Accomplishments

Preserved retirement for E-7 mobilized reservist charged with BAH fraud

December 31, 2011

Mr. Cassara represented an E-7 mobilized reservist at Fort Jackson who was accused of BAH fraud and larceny in the amount of $35,000. Charges were preferred with a recommendation for a general court-martial.  He knew he needed an experienced court martial attorney and contacted Mr. Cassara.  Mr. Cassara successfully negotiated a resolution where the case […]

Obtained an extremely favorable result for Army Master Sergeant accused of larceny, fraternization and false statement

December 31, 2011

Mr. Cassara obtained an extremely favorable result for Army Master Sergeant accused of larceny, fraternization and making a false official statement. Mr. Cassara represented an Army E-8 with 19 years of active duty who was accused of numerous serious offenses.  He knew he needed an experienced court martial attorney and contacted Mr. Cassara.  After charges […]

Obtained sentence of pay forfeiture and restriction for soldier facing 20 years confinement and dishonorable discharge

December 31, 2011

Mr. Cassara represented a soldier charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of another soldier. He knew he needed an experienced court martial attorney and contacted Mr. Cassara.  Mr. Cassara succeeded in getting the charges withdrawn from a General Court-Martial and referred to a Summary Court-Martial where the most severe punishment the soldier could face […]

Obtained acquittal of Army MSG charged with over $100000 BAH and per diem fraud

December 31, 2011

Mr. Cassara represented a Master Sergeant at Fort Jackson, SC who was charged with stealing over $50,000 in BAH funds and $50,000 in per diem.  He knew he needed an experienced court martial attorney and contacted Mr. Cassara.   After a fully litigated trial the soldier was acquitted of the majority of charges against him. After […]

Secured reversal of court-martial conviction on appeal for sailor convicted of shoplifting

December 31, 2011

Mr. Cassara secured reversal of court-martial conviction on appeal for sailor convicted of shoplifting. Sailor originally sentenced to four months confinement and a bad conduct discharge. Mr. Cassara later determined that the Naval Criminal Investigative Service had lost the store video tape which the government had used against the sailor in order to sustain the […]

Secured reversal of court-martial conviction of Army Chief Warrant Officer convicted of larceny and dismissed from the service

December 31, 2011

Mr. Cassara secured reversal of court-martial conviction of Army Chief Warrant Officer convicted of larceny and dismissed from the service. Officer was originally convicted of multiple counts of larceny from the bank account of a family member of a deceased soldier. Mr. Cassara successfully argued on appeal that the evidence did not support the conviction, […]

Secured full reversal of court-martial conviction for Air Force Master Sergeant convicted of rape

December 31, 2011

Mr. Cassara secured full reversal of court-martial conviction for Air Force Master Sergeant convicted of rape. Decision allows Master Sergeant to keep his retirement and rank. Airman was charged with rape. After being convicted at court-martial, he retained Mr. Cassara to handle his appeal. Mr. Cassara succeeded in getting the entire conviction overturned, after learning […]

Secured reversal of court-martial conviction for Air Force Staff Sergeant convicted of rape

December 31, 2011

Mr. Cassara secured reversal of court-martial conviction for Air Force Staff Sergeant convicted of rape. Airman was charged with rape. After being convicted at court-martial, he knew he needed an experienced court martial appeal attorney and  retained Mr. Cassara to handle his court martial appeal. Mr. Cassara succeeded in getting the conviction overturned after learning […]

Obtained reinstatement of security clearance for civilian employee of the Army

December 31, 2011

Obtained reinstatement of security clearance for civilian employee of the Army. Client’s clearance was suspended due to a large number of debts and bad checks. The Government argued at the hearing that this meant the client was a security risk. The Administrative Judge disagreed and agreed with Mr. Cassara that the client had made a […]

Avoided court-martial for rape negotiating a plea to a lesser offense

December 31, 2011

An NCO at Fort Jackson, SC, faced the potential of rape charges after the Article 32 (b) hearing the Investigating Officer recommended a charge of rape.  He knew he needed an experienced court martial attorney and contacted Mr. Cassara.  Mr. Cassara convinced the command and prosecutors not to bring rape charges but to allow the […]

William E. Cassara- Military Law Attorney

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