John L. Calcagni III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Providence, RI

Law Office of John L. Calcagni, III
 | One Custom House Street, Suite 300
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-351-5100
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

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, First and Second Circuit Courts of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the District of Colombia, and the U.S. Supreme Court.  

Attorney Calcagni prosecuted hundreds of crimes 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 world-wide basis.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (100%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014

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About John Calcagni III

Admitted: 2003, Rhode Island

Professional Webpage: http://www.calcagnilaw.com/about-us/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2018
  • Top 10% In USA Award, Lawyers of Distinction, 2018
  • Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2017
  • Top 10 Under 40, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2017
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, America's Top 100 Attorneys, 2016
  • Premier Top 100 Trial Attorney, American Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2015
  • Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2014

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, 2018
  • U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota, 2017
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 2011
  • U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2004
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, 2009
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2008
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island, 2008
  • U.S. District Court for Southern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for Eastern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for Northern District of New York, 2004
  • Florida, 2008
  • New York, 2005
  • Connecticut, 2005
  • Massachusetts, 2003
  • Rhode Island, 2003

Educational Background:

  • Roger Williams University School of Law (Magna Cum Laude), Bristol, RI, 2003
  • Bryant University, Smithfield, RI (Cum Laude), 2000
  • U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School, Charlottesville, VA, 2004
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Office Location for John L. Calcagni III

One Custom House Street
Suite 300
Providence, RI 02903

Phone: 401-351-5100

 

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Last Updated: 5/29/2018

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