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 at Jensen Law throughout the completion of his law degree, and joined the firm following the completion of his Juris Doctor. Marshall has already represented clients at every level of Court in British Columbia. His practice focuses on personal injury claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, complex criminal litigation, and appellate work. Marshall also teaches part time at the Thompson Rivers University Faculty of law, where he teaches Criminal Procedure, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in Criminal Litigation, and Alternate Dispute Resolution.