Joshua Egan

Attorney · Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Joshua D. Egan is a licensed attorney in Utah and Arizona with prosecution and criminal defense experience. He graduated from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

As a law student, Joshua clerked for the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office (Arizona District) and worked with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office prosecuting felony domestic violence cases.

After graduating, Joshua worked for an insurance defense firm for a year before becoming a Deputy County Attorney with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. As a prosecutor, he resolved hundreds of DUI cases in one of the busiest justice courts in Arizona. Currently, Joshua lives in Salt Lake City, Utah where he works as an associate attorney with Nelson, Snuffer, Dahle & Poulsen, P.C., focusing on criminal defense.

Articles By Joshua Egan

Arizona's Implied Consent Law Requirements and Refusal Penalties
An officer’s investigation into your DUI doesn’t end with your arrest. If you are arrested for DUI, the officer will typically ask that you submit to a blood, breath, or urine test to determine your blood alcohol content (BAC). If you refuse the test, your license will be suspended for at least 12 months (unless you successfully challenge the arrest later.)
Nevada's DUI Laws and 1st, 2nd, 3rd Conviction Penalties
Learn about how Nevada defines "driving under the influence" and the penalties for a DUI conviction in the state.
Utah Drunk Driving Laws and Conviction Consequences and Penalties
Read about how Utah defines "driving under the influence" and the penalties you'll face for a first, second, and third DUI.
Utah's Boating Under the Influence (BUI) Laws and Conviction Penalties
Unlike other states, Utah doesn’t have separate BUI laws. Instead, Utah law enforcement prosecutes BUI under the DUI statutes.
Nevada's DUI Implied Consent Rules and Penalties for Refusing Alcohol Testing
In Nevada, if you get pulled over for a DUI and the officer asks you to take a blood, breath or urine test, do you have to take one? What happens if you refuse?
Second-Offense DUI in Nevada
Read about the penalties for a second DUI conviction in Nevada, including the jail time, fines, and license-suspension period
First-Offense DUI in Nevada
Nevada imposes criminal and administrative penalties for those convicted of a first-time DUI. Read about the specific consequences, including jail time, license suspension, and fines
Arizona's DUI Laws and Conviction Penalties for a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Offense
Arizona officially uses the term “driving under the influence” (DUI) instead of “driving while intoxicated” (DWI). However, some people still use DWI and DUI interchangeably to refer to drunk or drugged driving.
Can I Get a DUI for Sitting in a Parked Car While Drunk?
The DUI laws of many states apply even if you weren’t actually driving.
DMV License-Suspension Hearings Following a DUI Arrest
What the state needs to prove at a DUI administrative per se hearing for the DMV to suspend your license.