John L. Calcagni, III, Esq.

John L. Calcagni, III, Esq.: Attorney with Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III


Attorney Calcagni is skilled at both criminal and civil litigation. He formerly served as a military prosecutor in the U.S. Army JAG Corps and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice. Military Defense Attorney Calcagni is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals, as well as the state and federal courts in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Florida.

Attorney Calcagni prosecuted hundreds of crimes involving drug use, possession and distribution; 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; carnal knowledge or statutory rape; weapons-related 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 investigation and trial experience he acquired as federal prosecutor to represent his clients in Criminal Defense matters in State, Federal and Military Courts.

Attorney Calcagni is also an experienced civil litigator. He formerly belonged to a boutique civil litigation firm that specializes in representing Plaintiffs in Complex Personal Injury actions such as medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home negligence, and product liability.

Attorney Calcagni represented Plaintiffs in all aspects of civil litigation, both in discovery and at trial. His clients are well-served by his pretrial investigation, trial preparation and commitment to maximizing the value of each case for settlement or trial.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Military Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
401-415-6598  Phone
(401) 351-5100  Phone
(401) 351-5101  Fax
University Attended:
Bryant University, Bachelor's Degree, cum laude; U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, Charlottesville, VA
Law School Attended:
Roger Williams University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2003
Year of First Admission:
2003, Rhode Island and Massachusetts; 2005, Connecticut and New York; 2004, U.S. Disttrict Court for Northern District of New York; 2010, U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Southern District of New York; 2008, U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island; 2011, U.S.. Army Court of Criminal Appeals; 2008, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts; 2008, Florida; 2009, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut; 2010, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; 2011, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; 2011, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; 2009, U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Army Reserves – Judge Advocate General’s Corps (2008-Present)
U.S. Army Trial Defense Service, Senior Defense Counsel
U.S. Army Trial Defense Service, Deputy Regional Defense Council
U.S. Army – Judge Advocate General’s Corps. (2004-2008)
Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York
Senior Trial Counsel (2007-2008)
Chief, Military Justice (2006-2007)
Trial Counsel (2005-2006)
Special Assistant U.S. Attorney (2004-2008)
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