Marshall Putnam grew up near Bragg Creek, Alberta. After finishing High School, he attended the University of Calgary to study English, eventually graduating with an Honours Bachelor of Arts. He then moved to Kamloops to study law at Thompson Rivers University. Marshall won multiple awards for academic achievement while completing his law degree, and graduated with a Juris Doctor in 2016.
Marshall worked with Jeremy Jensen and Micah Rankin throughout the completion of his law degree. In 2014 he worked as Micah’s research assistant, and in 2015 as Jeremy’s temporary articling student. Marshall is now an associate with Jensen Law, and has already represented clients at every level of Court in British Columbia. His practice focuses on personal injury claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, and complex criminal litigation. Marshall also maintains a relationship with Thompson Rivers University's law school, and is often invited to provide guest lectures.