Joshua was born and raised in Sacramento, California. After high school, he was awarded a scholarship and played quarterback at Western Illinois University. At Western Illinois, he earned a Bachelor’s Degree majoring in Law Enforcement Justice Administration. After graduation, Joshua moved back to Northern California and attended the prestigious McGeorge Law School at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. Josh was awarded his Juris Doctor (J.D.) with a concentration in Trial Advocacy. During this time, he earned a spot as a member of their top 10 nationally ranked Mock Trial Team where he developed a passion for being in the courtroom.
Joshua interned at the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office during his entire law school tenure. The experience he garnered in Sacramento County solidified his desire to pursue a career in criminal law. Upon graduation from McGeorge School of Law in 2017, he was offered and accepted a position in the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office Misdemeanor Trial Unit.
In 2018, Joshua moved to Texas to start a life with his wife (a self-proclaimed Texan through and through). He was appointed to the position of Assistant District Attorney at the Denton County District Attorney’s Office as an Assistant District Attorney in the Misdemeanor Division. During his time as a Denton county prosecutor, he grew his legal knowledge in criminal law and tried the entire spectrum of misdemeanor cases. Continuing to develop his passion for criminal litigation, coupled with outstanding trial preparation, case analysis, he maintained a 100% trial victory record as a prosecutor
Joshua joined the team at the Law Offices of Tim Powers in 2019. His knowledge in criminal litigation and experience as a successful prosecutor gives Joshua an invaluable set of skills that he brings to the defense of his clients in order to ensure the best possible outcome in their case. By using his proactive and aggressive approach in defending his clients case Joshua is able to effectively negotiate plea offers on their behalf or excel at a trial. A proven trial attorney, Joshua has continued to demonstrate his outstanding courtroom presence and rapport with juries with successful results in cases ranging from misdemeanors to cases where clients were facing potential life sentences. Josh is an extremely valuable member of our team and always strives for the best results for our clients.