Josh commissioned as a Marine Officer in August 2006. While on active duty, Josh gained extensive military justice experience while serving as both a prosecutor and defense counsel. In these billets, Josh served as lead counsel in a wide-variety of criminal cases including rape, sexual assault, larceny, drug use and possession, assault consummated by battery, obstruction of justice, false official statements, misuse of government resources, unauthorized absence, adultery, and orders violations, consistently achieving outstanding results for his clients.
Josh also served as a deputy staff judge advocate while on active duty where he advised commanding officers and their staffs on the full spectrum of military justice and administrative law issues. In this capacity, Josh served as the supervisory attorney for equal opportunity/sexual harassment claims; personal injury claims involving loss or damage to government property; and in all civil matters involving potential litigation against the United States at MCRD/ERR Parris Island, South Carolina.
Josh practiced pharmaceutical, medical device, and healthcare litigation with Butler Snow in Oxford, Mississippi before joining Military Justice Attorneys. Josh won the 2018 Burton Award for distinguished legal writing.
Josh earned his law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law and is a member of the Mississippi bar.