Log In

Jack Alan Forsbach Edit Profile


Jack Alan Forsbach, American lawyer. Bar: Oklahoma 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1965.


Forsbach, Jack Alan was born on September 3, 1932 in Oklahoma City. Son of Jacob Allen and Mary Louise (Morton) Forsbach.


Student, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1951. Student, University Tulsa, 1952. Bachelor, Oklahoma State University, 1955.

Juris Doctor, University Oklahoma, 1957.


Private practice, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1959-1965. Claims consultant CIGNA, Toplis & Harding, Inc., Los Angeles, 1965-1978. Freelance arbitrator, since 1978.

Foreign assignments Southeast Asia and Middle East, 1979-1983.


  • Bar: Oklahoma 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1965.


Judge Municipal Court, Bartlesville, 1959. Volunteer Traveler's Aid Society, Los Angeles, since 1986, Braille Institute, Los Angeles, since 1991. Appointee Oklahoma Ambassador by Governor Henry Bellmon, since 1989.

County chairman National Foundation March of Dimes, 1959. Member Amnesty International (legal support since 1986), Society Professionals in Dispute Resolution, American Bar Association (international commercial arbitration committee, international torts and insurance practice committee, international labor law, international security and international law, alternative dispute resolution, self insurers and risk managers), Union International des Avocats (entertainment and sports law committee), Oklahoma Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar Association (executive director 1964), American Arbitration Association (arbitrator since 1978), Southwestern Legal Foundation (representative 1961-1964), Oklahoma State University Bar Association (life), University Oklahoma College Law Association (life), Industrial Relations Research Association, State Bar California (international law section), Delta Theta Phi (tribune).


  • Other Interests

    Broadcasting, theater, jogging.


Jacob Allen Forsbach

Mary Louise (Morton) Forsbach