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John L. Calcagni III

John L. Calcagni III

The Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III - Criminal, Federal and Military Defense
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  • Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island
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Attorney John L. Calcagni, III from the Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III is a highly skilled, aggressive, and experienced criminal defense trial attorney. He is a former military prosecutor in the U.S. Army JAG Corps where he prosecuted hundreds of complex felony cases in the United States and abroad. Attorney John L. Calcagni, III also served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney with U.S. Attorney's Office in New York.

As a prosecutor, attorney John L. Calcagni, III never lost a single case. He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut and Florida, as well as the Army Court of Criminal Appeals, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1st and 2nd Circuit Courts of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the District of Colombia and the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorney John L. Calcagni, III prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases involving the possession, trafficking, and distribution of controlled substances and illegal drugs; simple and domestic assault; assault with deadly weapons; gang-related assault; manslaughter; murder; attempted murder; possession, manufacture, and distribution of child pornography; solicitation of minors; child abuse; rape; sexual assault; statutory rape; child molestation; weapons-related charges; firearms charges; burglary; breaking and entering; possession of bomb-making materials; terrorism-related offenses; fraud; identity fraud; larceny; destruction of property; financial crimes; traffic violations; driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs; trespassing; conspiracy; and attempt-related offenses.

He now uses the extensive pretrial investigation, litigation and trial skills he acquired as a federal prosecutor to represent his clients in criminal defense matters in state, federal, and military courts on a worldwide basis.

The Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III offers a free consultation to review your case and discuss your defense options.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Military Law
    Veteran's Benefits
    White Collar Crime
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense
    DUI & DWI
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Flexible Fees for Formidable Solutions
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
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Florida
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Massachusetts
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New York
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Rhode Island
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1st Circuit
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2nd Circuit
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U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals
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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
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U.S. District Court for Eastern, Southern, Northern Districts of New York
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U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
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U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
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U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
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U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota
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U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island
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U.S. District Court for the District of Utah
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner/Attorney
Law Office of John L. Calcagni III, Inc.
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Judge Advocate General’s Corps
U.S. Army Reserves
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Judge Advocate General's Corps, Military Prosecutor
U.S. Army
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Prosecuted a wide variety of misdemeanor and felony offenses in the military court-martial system. Held titles such as Trial Counsel, Senior Trial Counsel and Chief of Military Justice
Special Assistant U.S. Attorney
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of New York
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Education
U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School
(2004) Military Law
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Roger Williams University School of Law
J.D. (2003) | Law
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Honors: magna cum laude
Activities: Trial Team, Appellate Moot Court
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Bryant College
B.S. (2000) | Finance & Law
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Honors: cum laude
Activities: ROTC
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Awards
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2015-2022
Criminal Law Top 100
American Academy of Attorneys
Top 10 Criminal Defense Lawyers in RI
Attorney and Practice Magazine
2018-2020
Top 10 DUI Defense Attorneys in RI
Attorney and Practice Magazine
Elite Advocate in Criminal Law
American Institute of Legal Advocates
Excellence in Criminal Law
Lawyers of Distinction
2019
Criminal Law Member
National Alliance of Attorneys
Nation's Top One Percent
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
2019
Lifetime Charter Member
Distinguished Justice Advocates
Top 10 Criminal Law Attorney for RI
American Justice Institute
10 Best Attorneys Under 40 in RI
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
10 Best in Rhode Island
American Institute of Criminal Attorneys
Litigator of the Year
American Institute of Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Excellence in Criminal Defense Law
Association of American Attorneys
Excellence in Criminal Law
Lawyers of Distinction
Member
Power Attorneys
Top 100 Trial Attorneys
The National Trial Lawyers
Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
2016, 2017
Top 10% In USA
Lawyers of Distinction
Best Under 40
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Top 40 Under 40
The National Trial Lawyers
Top 10 Under 40
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Lifetime Achievement
America's Top 100 Attorneys
Premier 100 Trial Attorney
American Academy of Trial Attorneys
10 Best Law Firms
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Top 100 Trial Attorneys
The National Trial Lawyers
2014
Rising Star
Superlawyers
2012-2014
Professional Associations
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Current
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Justinian Law Society
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Florida State Bar
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Federal Court Bar Association
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Connecticut State Bar
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New York State Bar
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American Association of Justice
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Rhode Island Association of Justice
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Rhode Island Bar Association
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Massachusetts State Bar
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Rhode Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Contesting the Constitutionality of Restricting Criminal Defendant Opening Statements
Rhode Island Bar Journal
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer
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Rhode Island Drug Defense Lawyer
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Rhode Island Sex Crimes Defense Lawyer
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Rhode Island Gun Lawyer
Videos
If you have been charged with a crime, hiring a lawyer is an important decision. To Learn more check: https://www.calcagnilaw.com/criminal-defense/hiring-a-criminal-defense-lawyer-versus-a-general-practitioner/ Hiring a Lawyer

If you have been charged with a crime, hiring a lawyer is an important decision. To Learn more check: https://www.calcagnilaw.com/criminal-defense/hiring-a-criminal-defense-lawyer-versus-a-general-practitioner/

Part 2 go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyXFQ2kDgwM DUI Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III explains the 5 categories of evidence in DUI cases. Visit https://www.calcagnilaw.com/rhode-island-dui-lawyers/ to learn more or contact the Law... 5 Categories of Evidence in DUI Cases - Part 1

Part 2 go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyXFQ2kDgwM DUI Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III explains the 5 categories of evidence in DUI cases. Visit https://www.calcagnilaw.com/rhode-island-dui-lawyers/ to learn more or contact the Law...

Part 1 go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i87SboWjclA Criminal and DUI Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni, III provides an overview of the 5 categories of evidence in DUI cases. Visit 5 Categories of Evidence in DUI Cases - Part 2

Part 1 go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i87SboWjclA Criminal and DUI Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni, III provides an overview of the 5 categories of evidence in DUI cases. Visit

To learn more about Bail in Massachusetts go to: https://mass.calcagnilaw.com/massachusetts-bail-violations/ The Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III Massachusetts offers a free consultation to discuss bail in Massachusetts. #bail #bailinmassachusetts Bail in Massachusetts - Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III

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Federal Criminal Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III - child pornography overview, definition, charges and more. For more information visit: https://www.calcagnilaw.com/child-pornography/ Child Pornography Charges

Federal Criminal Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III - child pornography overview, definition, charges and more. For more information visit: https://www.calcagnilaw.com/child-pornography/

Closing statement by defense attorney John L. Calcagni, III for Sexual Assault case. Defense Closing Statement - John L. Calcagni, III

Closing statement by defense attorney John L. Calcagni, III for Sexual Assault case.

Criminal Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III opening statement for Sexual Assault Case. For more information contact the Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III at https://www.calcagnilaw.com Defense Opening Statement - John L. Calcagni, III

Criminal Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III opening statement for Sexual Assault Case. For more information contact the Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III at https://www.calcagnilaw.com

Criminal Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III shares about the importance of forensic science in modern day criminal prosecutions. https://www.calcagnilaw.com/blog/seek-a-lawyers-advice-before-providing-a-dna-sample/ DNA in Modern Day Criminal Prosecutions

Criminal Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III shares about the importance of forensic science in modern day criminal prosecutions. https://www.calcagnilaw.com/blog/seek-a-lawyers-advice-before-providing-a-dna-sample/

Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III provides an overview on drug trafficking charges, possible penalties, defenses and more. For more information visit: https://www.calcagnilaw.com/rhode-island-drug-defense-lawyers/drug-distribution/ Drug Trafficking Charges

Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III provides an overview on drug trafficking charges, possible penalties, defenses and more. For more information visit: https://www.calcagnilaw.com/rhode-island-drug-defense-lawyers/drug-distribution/

Experienced Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni, III - https://www.calcagnilaw.com/federal-crimes/ - If you have been charged with a federal offense contact the Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III... Federal Criminal Defense - Federal Lawyer John L. Calcagni, III

Experienced Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni, III - https://www.calcagnilaw.com/federal-crimes/ - If you have been charged with a federal offense contact the Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III...

The Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III has experience defending Gun charges in Massachusetts - For more information visit https://mass.calcagnilaw.com/massachusetts-firearms-and-weapons-defense-lawyers/ or contact our MA Defense Law Office today to... Firearms Laws, Charges and Defense in Massachusetts

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Military, Federal and Criminal Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III is familiar with Sate and Federal Gun Laws and how to defend and maintain your rights. Visit https://www.calcagnilaw.com/firearms-attorney/ Firearms, Weapons, Gun Criminal Offenses

Military, Federal and Criminal Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III is familiar with Sate and Federal Gun Laws and how to defend and maintain your rights. Visit https://www.calcagnilaw.com/firearms-attorney/

Criminal, Federal and Military Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III provides and overview of the Law of Possession. For additional information on possession go to: https://www.calcagnilaw.com/rhode-island-drug-defense-lawyers/drug-possession/ Law of Possession

Criminal, Federal and Military Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III provides and overview of the Law of Possession. For additional information on possession go to: https://www.calcagnilaw.com/rhode-island-drug-defense-lawyers/drug-possession/

Military Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni, III is experienced handling military matters - For more information visit: https://www.calcagnilaw.com/military-defense/ John L. Calcagni, III is available to all branches of the military... Military Defense Counsel - Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III

Military Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni, III is experienced handling military matters - For more information visit: https://www.calcagnilaw.com/military-defense/ John L. Calcagni, III is available to all branches of the military...

Learn about motions to suppress evidence from Criminal, Federal and Military Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III - For more information check https://www.calcagnilaw.com/blog/physical-evidence-motions-suppress/ Motions to Suppress Evidence

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Criminal, Federal and Military Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III explains possessory and victim based crimes. For more information visit https://www.calcagnilaw.com/contact/ or call 401-351-5100 to schedule a free consultation. #crimes... Possessory and Victim Based Crimes Explained

Criminal, Federal and Military Defense Attorney John L. Calcagni, III explains possessory and victim based crimes. For more information visit https://www.calcagnilaw.com/contact/ or call 401-351-5100 to schedule a free consultation. #crimes...

RI Criminal, Federal and Military Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni, III explains why the power of allegations should not be underestimated. For more information contact our office or visit https://www.calcagnilaw.com/sex-crime/the-power-of-allegations-in-sex-crimes/... Power of Allegations in Rhode Island

RI Criminal, Federal and Military Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni, III explains why the power of allegations should not be underestimated. For more information contact our office or visit https://www.calcagnilaw.com/sex-crime/the-power-of-allegations-in-sex-crimes/...

Former Federal Prosecutor and Head of New England's Premier Fully-Staffed Criminal Defense Law Firm. https://www.calcagnilaw.com Rhode Island Criminal Defense Law Office of John L Calcagni III

Former Federal Prosecutor and Head of New England's Premier Fully-Staffed Criminal Defense Law Firm. https://www.calcagnilaw.com

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When looking to hire an attorney to defend your criminal case its essential to understand when you should hire a Fully Staffed Criminal Defense Firm versus a solo practitioner. https://www.calcagnilaw.com/criminal-defense/hiring-a-criminal-defense-firm-versus-a-criminal-defense-lawyer/...

Contact & Map
Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III
Florida Office
297 Florida A1A
Satellite Beach, FL 32937
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Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III
New York Office
40-06 Warren St
Queens, NY 11373
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Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III
Rhode Island Office
72 Clifford St
Suite 300
Providence, RI 02903
Telephone: (401) 351-5100
Fax: (401) 351-5101
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Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III
Massachusetts Office
628 Pleasant Street
#322
New Bedford, MA 02740
Telephone: (508) 213-9113
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