Jan Baisch has specialized in representing children and families in Oregon for almost 40 years. He has successfully represented hundreds of clients in trials and hearings and has obtained more Jury Verdicts (12) in excess of $1 million than any lawyer in the history of the State of Oregon.
Jan was born in Corvallis, Oregon, in 1949. Jan's dad attended Oregon State University (OSU) on the GI Bill, played on the varsity baseball and basketball teams and went on to become a teacher and coach in McMinnville, Oregon. Jan's mom worked at the county courthouse for over 20 years where she served as bailiff for the jury trials.
Jan excelled in athletics as a young man. In high school, he was an All-State quarterback in football. At OSU he played on the varsity football team for 2 years where he took many beatings from the much bigger and faster USC linemen. He headed straight to Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. Upon graduation in 1974 he went to work at Pozzi, Wilson & Atchison, a highly acclaimed law firm in Portland, Oregon, where he was mentored by several of the premier plaintiff attorneys in the state. In 1990, he left to start his own law firm and has maintained his private practice in the 1000 Broadway Building in downtown Portland for over 20 years.
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