Josh moved to Connecticut in September 2021 to join the office as an Assistant Federal Defender based out of Hartford. He started his legal career 2,000 miles away as a clerk to Justice Edward L. Chávez of the New Mexico Supreme Court, and earned his courtroom stripes as a state public defender and in private practice with his father, Steven C. Ewing, and the law firm of Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward. After a decade of lawyering in the fields of criminal defense, antitrust class actions, civil rights, complex commercial litigation, medical malpractice/personal injury, and professional licensure matters, Josh moved to Portland, Oregon, where he became the Research and Writing Specialist to the Chief Federal Defender of Oregon. Later, Josh became a named partner in one of Portland’s preeminent criminal defense firms, Boise Matthews & Ewing, where he served on the CJA Panel. Josh has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100. He firmly believes in the presumption of innocence—even in the most unpopular of cases.