Josh is a lifelong Montanan. He joined the Army after high school and was honorably discharged in 1997. He graduated from MSU Bozeman in 2000 with a degree in Criminal Justice and from UM Law School in 2003. Josh practiced in Kalispell as a private attorney for 2 years before joining the Cascade County Attorney’s Office in 2005. Josh has tried nearly every type of criminal case from speeding tickets to deliberate homicides. He has received several awards for his work as a prosecutor, previous served on the veterans and adult treatment court, is a trained Internet Crimes against Children prosecutor, and currently serves on the board of the Montana County Attorney’s Association. He is the vice commander of Chapter 2 of the Montana Disabled American Veterans and an assistant scout master for Scout Troop 14.
Josh was appointed as the Cascade County Attorney on May 17th, 2017. He has modernized the office’s work processes to increase efficiency and provide enhanced service to the community. Josh is working hard to increase both accountability and rehabilitation in the local justice system.
Josh is married to Tena and has two daughters and four granddaughters. He enjoys hiking, hunting, and exploring the Montana outdoors.