Meet Our Attorneys

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Barbara E. Bell

Barbara E. Bell


bbell@marralawfirm.com

Barbara was born in Bay Village, Ohio, and was raised in Michigan. She graduated in 1970 from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Political Science. She graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit in 1973 with a Juris Doctor degree.


Barbara practiced law in the Prosecuting Attorney’s office in St. Clair County Michigan from 1973 to 1977 when she moved to Great Falls, Montana. She practiced for many years in the Cascade County Attorney’s office doing youth care cases and criminal law.


Barbara’s practice includes family law, adoption, custody, employment, civil litigation and criminal defense.


Barbara has been admitted to practice in Montana state and federal courts since 1977. She is admitted to practice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and U.S. Supreme Court. She has been a member of the Commission of Character and Fitness of the Supreme Court of the State of Montana since 1988. She has served as President of the Cascade County Bar Association.


Barbara is married with two adult children.


Kirk D. Evenson

Kirk D. Evenson


kevenson@marralawfirm.com

Kirk was born in Fargo, North Dakota, on April 5, 1957. He received his B.S. in Business Administration from Colorado State University in 1980 and his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Montana in 1989, with High Honors. His practice includes litigation, environmental law, real estate, commercial law, probate administration and estate planning.


Kirk's interest in flyfishing led to his extensive involvement in conservation organizations. He served on the Board of Trustees of National Trout Unlimited for several years and is a past Chair of the Montana Council of Trout Unlimited. He is married to Beth Evenson who owns Planet Earth, a local retail store specializing in natural fiber clothing, jewelry, and body products.


C. Nicholas Hash

C. Nicholas Hash


nhash@marralawfirm.com

Nicho was born in Kalispell, Montana, on August 24, 1987. He attended Carroll College of Helena, Montana, where he received a B.A. in History in 2010, with Distinction. He received his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Montana in 2013. While at the Montana School of Law he was a co-president for the Rural Advocacy League, which dealt with rural issues in Montana, and spent a year as a legal intern for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. His practice includes litigation, commercial law, and real estate.


He was admitted to the Montana State Bar and U.S. District Court, District of Montana in 2013.


Nicho and his wife, Nicole, have one daughter.


Antonia P. Marra

Antonia P. Marra


amarra@marralawfirm.com

Antonia was born in Richland, Washington. She attended Gonzaga University and received her B.A. degree in Art in 1978. She received her Juris Doctor degree in 1981 and was a Deputy County Attorney from 1982 to 1987. She began her law practice in Great Falls in 1987. Her practice includes family law, civil litigation, employment, probate and appeals.


Antonia was admitted to the Montana State Bar in 1982, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, District of Montana; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Veterans Court of Appeals; U.S. Supreme Court; and U.S. Tax Court.


Antonia and her husband, Tom Marra, have two children.


Joseph R. Marra

Joseph R. Marra


email@marralawfirm.com

Joseph R. Marra was born in Havre, Montana, on January 25, 1924. Joe began playing the violin at a very early age and, but for the lack of available teachers, would undoubtedly have spent his career playing the violin, rather than practicing law.


After serving in the Navy during World War II, Mr. Marra received his undergraduate degree in 1950 and his law degree from Montana State University in 1951. While his practice was located in Great Falls, Montana, during his active career, he very successfully litigated cases throughout Montana.


He was a member of the Montana Advisory Committee on Rules of Civil Procedure for more than 20 years. He was a member of the Montana Judicial Nominating Commission from 1975 to 1986. He also chaired the first Montana Reapportionment Commission during 1973 and 1974.


He is rated AV® Preeminent ™ in the Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory.


Thomas A. Marra

Thomas A. Marra


tmarra@marralawfirm.com

Tom was born in Great Falls, Montana, on August 25, 1955. He attended the University of Oregon and received his B.A. degree from the University of Montana in 1978. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Gonzaga University in 1981. He has practiced law in Great Falls since 1982 and his practice includes litigation, mediation, insurance law, products liability and commercial law.


Tom and his wife, Antonia Marra, who is also an attorney, have two children.


Tom was admitted to the Montana State Bar in 1981, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, District of Montana; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeal, Eighth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court; and U.S. Court of Federal Claims.


Tom is a member of the Cascade County and American Bar Associations. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice and the Montana Trial Lawyers Association, and is currently serving on the Procedural Rules Committee for the Workers Compensation Court.