A quintessential mid-westerner born and raised in northern Illinois, Barbara can’t imagine being happier living anywhere than the mountain west. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Communications and Classics. After working as a cook at fly fishing resorts and remote science camps and even running her own small bakery in Alaska, Barbara went back to school to achieve a master’s degree in industrial and labor relations with a special focus on alternative dispute resolution from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. After graduate school, she joined the Eaton Corporation where she was a business leader in human resources, domestic and international labor relations, acquisition integration and business ethics and compliance. While with Eaton, Barbara completed a law degree at Cleveland State University.
Attracted to the small firm with big capabilities, Barbara was happy to join the Silverman Law Office team in Bozeman, Montana. She believes every problem has a solution and is passionate about helping others manage the challenges and complexities of business and life. Barbara Prescott is an experienced attorney and business professional with experience in employment and labor law, business formation and management, guardianships and conservatorships, wills and trusts. Barbara is also trained in mediation.
When not working, Barbara enjoys spending time with her family and friends in Montana and exploring the natural beauty of Montana and Wyoming hiking, fishing and cycling. She also enjoys scuba diving and international travel.
Barbara is licensed to practice law in Montana, Wyoming and Ohio.