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Attorneys

Mark Bryan

Mark's practice of law began in Bozeman, Montana in 1976. Beginning in 1979 and for a period of over eight years he served as the Bozeman City Judge. His law practice is focused on estate planning, estate administration, asset protection planning, business succession planning, probate of estates, administration of trusts and wills upon dealth, propery transfers, wills and elder law.

Mark received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Montana (1970) and Juris Doctorate degree from Gonzaga University (1976). He was Articles editor for the Gonzaga University Law Review, and in 1976 Mark was admitted to practice law in the States of Washington and Montana. He was admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court in 1983.

Mark is a member of Wealth Counsel, a national association of estate planning attorneys. He is a member of the Montana and Gallatin County Bar Associations and a past president of the Gallatin County Bar Association. As a member of the Christian Legal Society, Mark has served in the past on the board of directors of the organization.

Marks attends the Evangelical Free Church. He served as chairman of the Council of Administration and as a discussion leader in Bible Study Fellowship. As a part of his involvement in Big Brothers and Sisters of Gallatin County, he served as chairman of the board of directors. Mark is a past chairman of the advisory committee for the Salvation Army of Bozeman. Mark's service with Peacekeepers Ministries and the United Way included serving on the board of directors. He co-founded Rocky Mountain Ministries, which leads short term medical missions to Central America.
 


Justin Bryan

Justin was born and raised in Bozeman, Montana and attended Bozeman High School.  Justin moved to Canada to attend the University of Victoria where he majored in Economics and minored in Business.  After graduating from the University of Victoria, Justin returned to Montana and attended the University of Montana School of Law.  He graduated from the University of Montana School of Law in 2011 with honors.  After earning a J.D.,  Justin continued his education at the University of Florida where he obtained an LL.M. in Taxation.  
     
During his tenure in Law School, Justin was the Co-founder and Co-president of the Outdoor Law and Recreation Group.  Justin has continued to maintain an active lifestyle and an appreciation for the outdoors.  Justin is also a member of BETTR (Business, Estates, Trusts, Tax, and Real Property) Section of the Montana Bar Association. 







Twyla Sketchley

Twyla is a Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law Attorney. She is licensed to practice law in Montana and Florida.  Twyla Sketchley founded The Sketchley Law Firm, P.A. in 2002. She is also Of Counsel to the Bryan Law Firm, P.C. in Bozeman, Montana.

Her practice focuses on elder law, guardianship and fiduciary representation and elder law related litigation.  Ms. Sketchley served as the 2012-2013 Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar, 2013-2015 Chair of the Florida Bar’s Law Office Management Assistance Service Advisory Board, and the current Chair of the Montana Bar Elder Assistance Committee.

In addition to being an active member of the Florida Bar and its Sections, the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, Florida Association for Women Lawyers, and the Montana Bar, Ms. Sketchley is active in her community.  She is a board member for the Office of Public Guardian, Inc., a board member for FL CHAIN, and a frequent speaker to community organizations regarding elder law issues.  She also writes regularly on elder law and practice management issues for statewide publications and has been accepted by Florida courts as an expert in guardianship issues.