James Egan has a degree in Criminal Justice from Canisius College. He has a law degree from William and Mary, one of the most prestigious law schools in the country. While in law school, he conducted legal research for the judges on the Iraqi Special Tribunal which oversaw the trial of Saddam Hussein. He also interned for a public defenders office, the US Attorney's Office, and a civil litigation law firm.
After law school, Mr. Egan was hired as an Assistant District Attorney for Monroe County. He prosecuted a wide range of cases from simple traffic infractions all the way up to murder cases. He has worked on some of the most high profile cases in the Rochester area and has received local and national media coverage. In his later years with the office, he specialized in white collar crime where he prosecuted some of the most complex cases in the area. He left the office to pursue his goal of having his own firm dedicated to helping others.
Mr. Egan has given lectures to members of law enforcement and other attorneys in various areas of the law. He is a professor at SUNY Brockport where he teaches Forensic Law and Criminal Procedure.
In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, golf, music, and computers.