Graduate of University of Oklahoma, Health Sciences Center with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy in 1981. After receiving her Juris Doctorate from OCU in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, she became licensed to practice law in Missouri in 1986. Jan worked in private practice with Hall, Ansley, Rogers & Condry for 22 years primarily in personal injury litigation until 2007 when she came to work as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Springfield. Jan works primarily for the Department of Environmental Services in the area of environmental law. She is admitted to practice before United States Supreme Court, The United States District Court of the Western District of Missouri and all Missouri state courts.