Ross T. Yates

Phone: (812) 422-9444 | Fax: (812) 421-7459 | Email:
221 NW Fifth Street, Evansville, IN 47708

Ross T. Yates is an associate in Jackson Kelly’s Evansville, Indiana, office where he practices in the Transactional and the Commercial Litigation Practice Groups. He is also a part of the Health Care & Finance Industry Group.

Mr. Yates earned a Juris Doctor from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, where he completed a Graduate Certificate in Health Law at the William and Christine Hall Center for Law and Health. As a law student, Mr. Yates was a Fellow in the Dean’s Tutorial Society, a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society, and a Research Assistant for Constitutional Scholar, Professor Gerard Magliocca. In addition, Mr. Yates served as a Law Clerk for Indiana Governor Mike Pence and for United States Congressman Luke Messer.

Prior to law school, Mr. Yates earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.

Mr. Yates is a member of the Evansville Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, and the American Health Lawyers Association.

Legal Experience
2017 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
2016Jackson Kelly PLLC, Summer Associate
2015Congressman Luke Messer, U.S. House of Representatives, Legal Intern
2015Office of Governor Mike Pence, Law Clerk
2017J.D.Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
2013M.S.Marshall University (Environmental Science)
2009B.S.Marshall University (Occupational Safety and Health)
Bar Admissions
Court Admissions
2017U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
2017U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana

Professional Involvement:
  • Evansville Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association

Awards and Honors:
  • Dean's Tutorial Society, Fellow
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
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