Close Menu
Home > Results > Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault

U.S. v. E-3

Sexual Assault

Our E-3 client was accused of sexual assault by another Sailor.  The allegations stated that our client sexually assaulted the accuser in a hotel room while the accuser was intoxicated and did not consent. Upon receiving the case file, it became immediately clear that NCIS did not interview everyone who attended the hotel party and only spoke to the two witnesses at the party who were friends with the accuser. Upon realizing this, the Attorneys Capovilla & Williams immediately turned to our firm investigator, Eric Echols, to launch a full investigation into the allegations …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-6

Sexual Assault

When we were first hired on this case, the assigned military counsel thought that the client should plead guilty. The situation looked dire. My client was an E-6 Navy Diver and one of the first African Americans to graduate from the Navy Diver program. When I first reviewed the charge sheet, I realized that this …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. W01

Sexual Assault

Fort Rucker, AL

September 2020. Our client was accused of domestic violence, sexual assault, and indecent recording. When we first reviewed the evidence, we realized almost immediately that the Accuser was originally suspected of sexual assault for having sexual relations with our client’s wife from the same night in question. The Accuser was also a Warrant Officer and …

View Full Case Summary

US v. E-6

Sexual Assault

Key West, Florida

My client was falsely accused by a young woman who wanted to save her marriage. That was my case. Three months before the accuser claimed my client sexually assaulted her, she was caught having an “emotional” affair on her husband. Her husband called the guy, met him in a parking lot, and broke his nose …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-5

Sexual Assault

Seymour Johnson AFB, North Carolina

15 August 2020. The client was a member of the Security Forces Squadron. While attending TDY in the Florida Keys, a female member of his unit accuses him of sexual assault. The SSgt hires Capovilla & Williams to represent him and to ensure that his rights are protected. After conducting a year-long investigation, the Sgt …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-8

Sexual Assault

Fort Bragg, North Carolina

7 August 2020. MSG is a member of the Delta Force at Fort Bragg. His ex-wife accuses him of sexually assaulting her numerous times after he filed to obtain physical custody of their children. The MSG hires Capovilla & Williams to conduct a pretrial investigation and to uncover the truth. Robert Capovilla and Mickey Williams …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-6

Sexual Assault

Norfolk Naval Station, VA

2 August 2020. E-6 client is accused of sexual assault by a friend of his in the unit. The E-6 hires Capovilla & Williams to conduct a pretrial investigation into the allegations. Within 10 days, Robert Capovilla and Mickey Williams speak to six witnesses who were there the day of the alleged assault. Each witness …

View Full Case Summary

US v. E-5

Sexual harassment and obstruction of justice

Fort Eustis, VA

SGT was accused of maltreatment via sexual harassment but a junior soldier in his platoon. The accuser claimed that the SGT had sent her nude photos of himself and made comments of a sexual nature to her. The SGT hired Mr. Capovilla after he was officially charged and facing a courts-martial. There were rumors in …

View Full Case Summary

US v. 0-6

Sexual Assault

Quantico, Virginia

Mickey Williams and his co-counsel represented a 33-year United States Marine Corps Colonel (with multiple tours in reconnaissance) in a Board of Inquiry at Quantico, Virginia. The board, chaired by a Major General and including two Brigadier Generals, was asked to consider whether the officer had committed acts of sexual assault upon a DoD contractor …

View Full Case Summary

US v. E6

Sexual Assault

Maxwell AFB

TSgt is accused of sexual assault by a co-worker after a TDY trip. The TSgt hired Robert Capovilla to help him fight these charges. Mr. Capovilla immediately files a preservation request with the Government to ensure that exculpatory evidence is preserved. Mr. Capovilla and his team conducted over 30 interviews to prepare for the trial. …

View Full Case Summary

United States Army Reserve

Sexual Harassment

East Point, Georgia

Captain (CPT) is accused of sexual harassment and conduct unbecoming an officer when he was sent on temporary duty to Japan and was accompanied by a female interpreter who later claimed that the CPT made lewd comments and asked inappropriate questions of her regarding Japanese culture. CPT denies all allegations and further states that the …

View Full Case Summary

US v. E-3

Sexual Assault

Warren Robbins AFB, Georgia

A1C is accused of sexual assault by a female that works in his unit. The accuser claims that the A1C sexually assaulted her while she slept on the A1C’s couch. The A1C is informed that his unit plans to Court-Martial him for sexual assault. The A1C hires Robert Capovilla to represent him. Robert Capovilla and …

View Full Case Summary

US v. E-1

Sexual Assault

Fort Campbell, KY

Private (PVT) is accused of sexual assault when he and a friend bring two girls back to the barracks for drinks and a movie. It is alleged that PVT took the accuser back to his room and forced her to have sex with him and recorded it on his cellphone via Snapchat. PVT retains Mickey …

View Full Case Summary

US v. 0-2, Coast Guard

Sexual Assault

Alameda, California

Junior officer is accused of sexually assaulting a female cadet from the Coast Guard Academy. Allegations state that our client sexually assaulted a female cadet while she was drunk and not willing to consent. Robert Capovilla files motions seeking to admit evidence that the accuser had a boyfriend at the time of the incident, fabricated …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-5

Sexual Assault

United States Air Force Base, Utah

SSgt Client hires Robert Capovilla after being accused of sexual assault by a woman he met on Tinder. Mr. Capovilla conducts an extensive investigation and finds out that every eyewitness believes the sex was consensual. The civilian sheriff’s office drops the case in 2 days. However, OSI picks the case up and the USAF refers …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. M.D, (E-6)

Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, and Assault

Jacksonville Naval Base, Florida

M.D. hires Mickey Williams to represent him before an administrative separation hearing for charges of failure to follow DoD orders regarding sexual harassment (Art. 92), sexual harassment of subordinate, assault (Art. 128), and sexual assault (Art. 120). The Navy takes actions to prevent M.D. from hiring the civilian counsel of his choice by refusing to …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-5

Sexual Assault

United States Army – Overseas Tour

T.C. hires Robert Capovilla after he is notified that he is under investigation for sexual assault and possibly child pornography. Mr. Capovilla conducts a preliminary investigation, speaks to law enforcement officials, and communicates with T.C.’s overseas defense attorney. After approximately 8 months of investigation, the Army drops the sexual assault investigation and the child pornography …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. M.B. (E-1)

Article 120 – Sexual Assault

Fort Benning, GA

M.B. hires Robert Capovilla after he finds out that a woman from his home town is claiming that M.B. sexually assaulted her. M.B. is a trainee at Fort Benning, GA when local law enforcement requests to interview him for the alleged misconduct. Mr. Capovilla immediately assigns one of his experienced investigators to the case. After …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-7, United States Army

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Fort Benning, GA

SFC’s spouse accuses him of sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse after he finds out that she was having an affair. The SFC is FLAGGED, bared from promotion, removed from his primary duties, and told that the Government may court-martial him and take his retirement after 18 years of dedicated service and several combat …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. CDT, United States Military Academy (USMA)

Sexual Assault

West Point, New York

Cadet (CDT) is accused of sexually assaulting another CDT in her dorm room. USMA launches an investigation and determines that there is probable cause to go to trial. CDT proclaims his innocence and even subjects himself to a polygraph examination. USMA prefers charges against CDT and he immediately retains Mr. Mickey Williams to defend him …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-7, United States Air Force

Sexual Assault

Scott Air Force Base, Illinois

MSgt (E-7) is accused of importing steroids, illegally possessing prescription diet pills, battering, threatening and sexually assaulting his spouse. Three years earlier, spouse suspects husband of having an affair and begins collecting evidence to gain leverage over him in divorce proceedings. Spouse places baby monitors in various rooms of the house and records all conversations …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. O-4, United States Army

Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment

National Capital Region

Army Major is accused of sexual assault and sexual harassment by a female U.S. Air Force Major. The case is investigated by C.I.D. and the U.S. Army Major is given a potentially career-ending General Officer Memorandum of Reprimand (GOMOR). Mr. Freeburg investigates the case and demonstrates that the Air Force Major was fabricating her allegations to …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-6, United States Air Force

Sexual Assault

Alaska

The Government accuses Technical Sergeant (TSgt) of sexual assault. The TSgt is a 10-year veteran of the United States Air Force who has never been accused of any misconduct before. The Office of Special Investigations (OSI) informs the TSgt that they have DNA evidence proving his guilt and that it would be best for the …
View Full Case Summary


U.S. v. E-4, United States Army

Sexual Assault

Fort Hood, Texas

The Government accuses Specialist (SPC), of sexual assault and threatens this 19 year-old Soldier that CID will “find out the truth” and take “appropriate action.” The SPC, terrified at the thought of becoming a registered sex-offender, losing his career, and spending a decade in jail, retains Mr. Robert Capovilla the same day that CID notifies …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-4, United States Marine Corps

Sexual Assault

Bangor, Washington

LCpl is accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 16. Law enforcement interrogates the LCpl for several hours, search his home, his truck, and confiscate several pieces of his clothing. The LCpl is then removed from his position and placed in a “disciplinary unit” where he is tasked with cleaning the head, …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-5, United States Army

Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment

Camp Buehring, Kuwait

Sergeant is accused of committing several acts of sexual harassment and sexual assault upon fellow NCOs while deployed and serving overseas. According to the allegations, the Sergeant touched, grabbed and made sexual advances towards two females in his unit who were dating one another at the time of the alleged incident. Sergeant’s command offers him …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-7, United States Air Force

Sexual Assault

Ramstein, Germany

Master Sergeant is a 17-year veteran of the United States Air Force with an impeccable record. During a squadron BBQ held at a fellow NCO’s home, Master Sergeant is accused by two women of touching them in a sexual manner on private areas of their body in front of several eyewitnesses. Master Sergeant is removed …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-1, United States Marine Corps

Sexual Assault

Quantico, Virginia

Private is accused of the sexual assault of another Marine at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Private is also accused of violating an order not to drink alcohol. Private had already been ordered separated for prior misconduct. Following these new allegations, Private is placed in pretrial confinement right exactly on his EAS date. The Government then …

View Full Case Summary

US v. E-5, United States Air Force

Sexual Assault and Drug Possession

Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, Nevada

Government charges Staff Sergeant with two specifications of sexual assault and one specification of possession of a controlled substance. Prior to trial, the Staff Sergeant insisted to law enforcement and his command that his wife’s phone contained pictures and text messages that would prove he did not commit sexual assault. His command did not believe …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-6, United States Air Force

Sexual Assault

Ramstein, Germany

The Government investigates this Tech Sergeant for over 6 months for allegedly sexually assaulting a fellow airman’s spouse. Tech Sergeant’s command had flagged and counseled him, informing him that they planned to Court-Martial him with offenses that could result in registering as a sex-offender.Tech Sergeant hires Mr. Robert Capovilla to represent him and to help …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-6, United States Army

Sexual Assault

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Staff Sergeant hires Mr. Robert Capovilla after discovering that he is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting a fellow Soldier off-duty. CID pressures the Staff Sergeant to provide an incriminating statement and even tells him that he would end up a registered sex-offender if he did not cooperate. Over the course of the next 4-5 …

View Full Case Summary

US v. E-3, United States Marine Corps

Sexual Assault

Bangor, Washington

Lance Corporal is under investigation for 8 months for allegedly sexually assaulting an underage girl. The Lance Corporal is removed from his platoon, placed in a disciplinary unit, and told that if convicted he would be a sex offender for the rest of his life. Moreover, his command refuses to provide him with any information …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-3

Sexual Assault

Fort Benning, Georgia

PFC is under investigation for over 6 months for sexual assault and abusive sexual contact. PFC’s command flags him, counsels him, and informs him that they will Court-Martial him for the above stated offenses. PFC hires Mr. Capovilla to represent him and to “get [him] out of the dark,” from the investigation. Shortly after being …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. E-1

Sexual Assault

Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Private is accused of molesting his 6 year-old stepdaughter after she tells a bizarre story to her mother about her stepfather Private “checking her temperature in her bottom” with his finger. She further alleges that he gave her a “white oval pill,” placed a towel over her head, and put a sleep mask on her …

View Full Case Summary

U.S. v. O-2

Sexual Assault

Fort Benning, Georgia

Second Lieutenant is charged with forcible sodomy and assault of his live-in girlfriend. The complaining witness alleges that the 2LT came home from work and forces her to have anal sex with him. Complaining witness also alleged that the Second Lieutenant choked her during intercourse without permission. Through cross-examination, Mr. Capovilla revealed that the complaining …

View Full Case Summary
Share This Page:
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
protected by reCAPTCHA Privacy - Terms