Tessan Wess

Tessan Wess

Portland, Oregon

Tessan’s legal background is concentrated in insurance defense litigation. She has experience litigating first party disputes, bad faith claims, coverage actions, general liability and personal injury suits. Her background includes practice in both state and federal courts in Florida, Oregon and Washington.

Prior to joining Chock Barhoum in 2016, Tessan worked for large and medium insurance defense law firms in Portland and South Florida. She presently serves as the publications representative for the Coverage Section of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel.

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 2012
  • Washington, 2014
  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington, 2016


  • Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
    • J.D. - 2010
  • University of Central Florida
    • B.S. - 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida State Bar, Member
  • Oregon State Bar, Member
  • Washington State Bar, Member