Patrick L. Jessup was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and spent the majority of his formative years in Waterloo, Indiana, where his family still resides. Before starting his legal career, Patrick worked for local Northeastern Indiana businesses in the construction and mechanical trades. Patrick understands well the challenges faced by residents and business-owners in Northeast Indiana.
Before joining Yoder Kraus & Jessup P.C., Patrick served as law clerk with the Indiana Supreme Court and worked with a firm in the Indianapolis area. He received his law degree from Regent University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Taylor University.
Patrick also serves as a Judge Advocate in the Indiana Army National Guard, as a Deputy Public Defender in Noble County, and as a member of the Board of Directors for the Volunteer Lawyers Program. He is a graduate of the Indiana State Bar Association’s Leadership Development Academy and is a certified instructor for the DeKalb County 4-H Shooting Sports program.
Admitted to practice in the state courts of Indiana, and the Federal Courts of the United States District Courts of Northern and Southern Indiana. Member of the Indiana State Bar Association, DeKalb and Noble County Bar Associations, and the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. Patrick is a VA Accredited attorney.