Jan Fisher was born in Garden City Kansas. She graduated from Washburn Law School in 1985 and was also admitted to the Kansas bar in 1985. She was admitted to practice law in Missouri in 2005. For the last 29 years, Jan has represented claimants in the areas of workers compensation law and social security disability law. For the last 5 years, Jan has also been an adjunct professor at Washburn Law School teaching workers compensation law and social security disability law. Jan is one of the current contributing editors of the workers compensation section of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association (KTLA) journal. She has been chosen to speak at seminars on workers compensation law numerous times over the last several years by both KTLA and by the State of Kansas Division of Workers Compensation.