John L. Calcagni, III

U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps
Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island

About John L. Calcagni, III

Attorney Calcagni 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 Calcagni also served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney with U.S. Attorney's Office in New York. As a prosecutor, attorney Calcagni 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 Calcagni 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 federal prosecutor to represent his clients in criminal defense matters in state, federal and military courts on a worldwide basis. Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III 72 Clifford St #300 Providence, RI 02903 401-351-5100


Work experience

U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps
Military Prosecutor | 2004 - 2007
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
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of New York
Special Assistant U.S. Attorney | 2004 - 2007


U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School
(2004) Military Law | 2004 - 2004
Roger Williams University
B.S. (2003), Law | 2000 - 2003
Activities: Trial Team, Appellate Moot Court. Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Bryant College
B.S. (2000), Finance and Law | 1996 - 2000
Activities: ROTC. Honors: Cum Laude


Criminal Law Top 100
American Academy of Attorneys | 2020
Top 10 Criminal Defense Lawyers in RI
Attorney and Practice Magazine | 2020
Top 10 DUI Defense Attorneys in RI
Attorney and Practice Magazine | 2020


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