Randall M. Jacobs

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Randall M. Jacobs is a partner at Yoder Ainlay Ulmer & Buckingham, LLP.  He is a Board Certified Indiana Trust and Estate Specialist by the Trust and Estate Board of the Indiana State Bar Association.  Mr. Jacobs is a Registered Mediator in the State of Indiana as maintained by the Indiana Commission of Continuing Legal Education.  From 1991 until December 1999 Mr. Jacobs served as in-house general counsel for Mennonite Mutual Aid (now known as "Everence Financial") as well as executive director of the Mennonite Foundation. He returned to Yoder Ainlay Ulmer & Buckingham, LLP in January 2000.

Areas of practice

Mr. Jacobs specializes in the following legal areas:


Mr. Jacobs received his J.D., cum laude, in 1988 from Indiana University School of Law, where he was a member of the Indiana Law Journal staff.  He received his B.A. from Goshen College in 1985.  In 1988 he was admitted to the Indiana State Bar Association and joined the firm of Yoder Ainlay Ulmer & Buckingham, LLP that year.

Admissions and professional memberships

 Mr. Jacobs is a member of the following bar associations: 

  • Goshen City Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Board Certified as a Trust and Estate Lawyer by the Indiana Trust and Estate Specialization Board

He is a member of bar association sections on taxation, real property, probate and trust law.

Community involvement

Since 1988 Mr. Jacobs has been a member of the Elkhart County Estate Planning Council, serving as its president from 1996 to 1997.  He has served on numerous charitable boards.  At present he is Director of the Elkhart County Community Foundation.

Contact the firm

When you need an attorney, call the law offices of Yoder Ainlay Ulmer & Buckingham, LLP at 574-533-1171 or contact the firm.online. Conveniently located across the street from the courthouse in Goshen, Indiana, the firm regularly assists clients with a broad range of legal issues.

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