Jacques P. DePlois was born and raised in Oregon and attended Willamette University where he obtained his Bachelors of Science in Communications, and graduated from Willamette Law School. After law school, Mr. DePlois taught at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, as an Associate Professor in Speech and Debate and was the Debate Coach for Pacific University for six years. After passing the Oregon State Bar in 1992, Mr. DePlois opened his practice in Coos County and immediately began representing veterans before the Veterans Administration.
Jacques DePlois is a member of the Oregon State Bar, and is admitted to the following courts: 1) United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims; 2) United States District Court for the District of Oregon; 3) United States Supreme Court. Jacques P. DePlois has been certified by the Veterans Administration as an accredited representative since October of 2008.