George E. Buckingham
George E. Buckingham
George E. Buckingham


Of Counsel

George E. Buckingham is an attorney of counsel at Yoder Ainlay Ulmer & Buckingham LLP. He joined the firm in 1965. From 1963-1965 Mr. Buckingham served as the law clerk to Chief Judge John S. Hastings on the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, in Chicago, Illinois. A partner for many years, Mr. Buckingham now continues to provide legal services to the firm’s clients on a slightly more relaxed schedule.


In 1963 Mr. Buckingham received his J.D. from Indiana University School of Law, where he was on the board of editors of the Indiana Law Journal. He received a B.S. degree in Business from Indiana University in 1960.

Community Involvement

Mr. Buckingham has served as officer and director of several charitable organizations, including the following:

  • Goshen General Hospital—Past President, Board of Directors
  • Goshen General Hospital and Health Care Foundation—Past President, Board of Directors
  • Goshen Rotary—Past President
  • Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart County—Board of Directors, Board Chair
  • Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart County Foundation—Board of Directors
  • Oakwood Academy—Secretary, Board of Directors
  • Elkhart County Chapter American Red Cross—Board of Directors
  • Community Foundation of Elkhart County, Board of Directors—Board Chair

In addition, he has participated in many community fund drives, including the following:

  • Co-Chairman, 1998 Goshen Boys and Girls Club Capital Campaign
  • Chairman, 1995 Capital Campaign, United Way of Elkhart County
  • Chairman, Goshen Division, 1994 Capital Campaign, United Way
  • Co-Chairman, 1989 Goshen Community Pool Fund Drive

Admissions & Professional Associations

Mr. Buckingham is a member of the following professional associations:

  • Goshen City Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow

In 2005 Mr. Buckingham received the Art Decio Elkhart County Volunteer of the Year award.

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