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Rebecca J. Yoder
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Rebecca Yoder is a native of Summerville, South Carolina, but has called North Carolina home since attending Queens University of Charlotte and graduating summa cum laude in 2009. During her time at Queens, she met her husband, a native of Lincoln County, to whom she has been married since 2010.

Mrs. Yoder attended Campbell University School of Law where she served as an editor of the Campbell Law Review, a position to which she was invited upon winning the student write-on competition her first year. She clerked for the Honorable Judge Richard Elmore of the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and also provided legal services to low-income clients through Legal Aid and the school’s elder law clinic. During her three years at Campbell, Mrs. Yoder was recognized nine times with the school’s Book Award for having received the highest exam grade in her courses. She graduated summa cum laude in 2012 and was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar the same year.

Mrs. Yoder joined The Jonas Law Firm in 2012.  She is a board certified specialist in family law who focuses her practice on representing clients in the area of family law, both at the trial level and on appeal.  She served as the president of the 27B Judicial District Bar of Lincoln and Cleveland counties in 2016, and has been a member of the Lincolnton Rotary Club since 2014. She and her husband, a local Lutheran pastor, are blessed with four children.

Areas Of Practice

  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2012

Education

  • Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina
    • J.D.
    • Honors: summa cum laude
  • Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 2009
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: International Studies and French Language

Honors and Awards

  • Campbell Law Review Student Write-On Competition Winner, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Lincoln County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • North Carolina Court of Appeals, Judicial Extern, 2011

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Aid of North Carolina, Helpline, 2012