Joshua Egan


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 DUI Laws
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.
Utah Drunk Driving Laws, Penalties, and Consequences
Read about how Utah defines "driving under the influence" and the penalties you'll face for a first, second, and third DUI.
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.
Third-Offense DUI in Utah
A third DUI conviction in Utah (within 10 years of the prior two DUI convictions) results in harsh administrative and criminal penalties.
Second-Offense DUI in Utah
Read about the consequences of a Second-offense DUI in Utah.    
First-Offense DUI in Utah
A first DUI conviction in Utah results in administrative (license suspension) and criminal (jail time and fines) penalties.
In Nevada, Can I Refuse to Take a Blood, Breath, or Urine Test if Arrested for DUI?
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 Underage Drinking and Driving Laws
Arizona has a strict “not-a-drop” law that makes it illegal for drivers under the age of 21 to drive with any detectable amount of alcohol in their system. An underage violation differs from a standard DUI because it doesn’t require proof that the driver’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) was .08% or more or that the driver was impaired.