Knowledgeable Idaho Bankruptcy and Tax Attorneys Tackle Your Problems from Boise Offices

Ada County lawyers can restore your peace of mind

If you’re looking for Boise area lawyers who can handle your tax or debt difficulties, we can help. At Martelle, Bratton & Associates, P.A., our winning formula of knowledgeable lawyers and dedicated, experienced support staff helps people throughout Idaho with their tax and bankruptcy concerns. We take pride in our ability to gain new insight into your case that allows us to provide the most effective representation. We also represent residents of Malheur County, Oregon, and our quality of service is renowned throughout the state and beyond.

We value the role that true teamwork plays in achieving success. Our unified approach ensures that the right person handles your case and that you feel secure with all of us on your side. To find out more about our Boise attorneys and support staff, click on their links below:

Get in touch with quality Idaho bankruptcy and tax lawyers

For an attorney who can make a real difference in allaying your tax or debt concerns, contact Martelle, Bratton & Associates, P.A. online or at [ln::phone]. Our knowledgeable lawyers can meet you for a no-obligation consultation at our Boise or Eagle office. We serve clients throughout the state of Idaho, including Boise, Eagle, Idaho Falls, Pocatello, North Idaho, Twin Falls, Meridian, Nampa and Caldwell, as well as Malheur County, Oregon.

Martin (Marty) Martelle

Marty is the founding partner of Martelle, Bratton & Associates, P.A. He has more than 38 years of experience practicing law and is adept at resolving tax problems and handling complicated bankruptcies and business bankruptcies. Marty is a nationally known presenter at seminars for attorneys regarding solutions for IRS tax problems. Marty also owns the Attorneys Tax Group, an organization dedicated to training attorneys in effectively representing clients before the IRS. In his spare time, Marty enjoys taking in the beautiful Idaho landscape through fishing, hunting, camping and hiking.


Practice areas

  • Tax law
  • Personal bankruptcy
  • Business bankruptcy

Bar admissions

  • California, 1977
  • Idaho, 1984


  • J.D., John F. Kennedy University College of Law, 1977
  • B.A., Sonoma State University, 1973

Professional associations

  • State Bar of Idaho


  • Presents continuing legal education (CLE) seminars on tax and bankruptcy throughout the United States

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Dena Basauri


Dena is a paralegal with the firm. She is in charge of offers in compromise, working closely with Martin Martelle, to whom she directly reports. Dena is very well-versed in the nuances of offers in compromise. She has been with the firm for over 16 years.

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Christopher Williams

Christopher Williams is an attorney for Martelle & Associates, P.A.  His prior work experience includes time with Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc., the Idaho State Supreme Court, JR Simplot Co. and the District of Idaho Bankruptcy Court.  Chris was awarded an Army Achievement Medal for his service as a medic during a tour in Iraq.  He enjoys Chess, the Seahawks and spending time with his wife and their two dogs.

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy
  • Debt Negotiation
  • Tax Resolution

Bar Admissions

  • Idaho, 2015


  • D., University of Idaho College of Law, 2015
  • A., Washington State University, 2012

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Vanessa Mooney

Vanessa is a 3rd year law student who is our Legal Intern.  Her responsibilities are to assist the attorneys in representing clients with tax problems and in Litigation.  She will graduate in May 2017 and after admission will join the practice full time.

Stacy James

Stacy, our first point of contact with clients, is one of the firm’s legal assistants. She schedules the attorneys’ appointments, relays their information and generally ensures smooth communication with our clients and prospective clients.

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Ilir Nina

Ilir is an enrolled agent and a CPA.  Ilir prepares our client’s tax returns and assists them in tax planning.  He also is the lead in representing our clients in IRS and State Audits.

Coming soon.

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