Evan graduated from Granada High School in Livermore, California in 1998 before earning a Bachelor's Degree in English and Philosophy from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2003. After graduation, Evan began working in the restaurant and hospitality industry in his hometown of Livermore, before moving to Tucson, Arizona in 2004 and finally settling in Las Vegas in 2010.
While studying at William S. Boyd, Evan worked as a law clerk for numerous civil litigation firms, always working on behalf of the plaintiff. As a student, he was selected by his peers to serve as the President of Phi Alpha Delta and as the 3rd year full-time student class representative on the Student Bar Association. Evan was also a member of Boyd's prestigious Society of Advocates, as a part of their Moot Court Negotiation Team, as well as a Senior Editor on the UNLV Gaming Law Journal. Evan's student note, Against the Spread: The Legality of Full-Service Sports Wagering Kiosks, was chosen for publication in the Fall 2013 edition of the UNLV Gaming Law Journal, 4 UNLV GAMING L.J. 241, and his paper, You Want Daily Fantasy Sports? Move to Vegas, received honorable mention in the International Association of Gaming Advisors' 2013 Shannon Bybee Scholarship Competition.
In his spare time, Evan enjoys spending time with his family and friends. As a northern California native, Evan is a lifelong Bay Area sports fan, particularly the Oakland A's, San Francisco Forty-Niners, and Golden State Warriors. He enjoys playing baseball and volleyball as well as long-distance running and cycling. He is also an avid traveler, having spent nearly two years living in Italy: first as a student during a study abroad program, and later as a tourist, backpacking through Europe. During his second stay in Italy, Evan helped in the start-up of a fledgling sightseeing company as a tour guide. To date, he has visited 13 countries and 10 states.