JONES, MCGLASSON & SIEFERS, P.C.
Experienced, Understanding, Compassionate Legal Services
ROBERT DELANO JONES
R.D. was born in Vevay, Indiana in 1942. He attended Indiana University where he received his A.B. in 1965. After he graduated from IU Law School with his J.D., he was admitted to the Indiana Bar and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana in 1968. He then left Bloomington to serve his country in the Army as Assistant Judge Advocate General. During his active duty, he was admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and the U.S. Supreme Court in 1972. Upon returning to Bloomington, he joined David Rogers in his law practice for about one year, before starting his own solo practice. During this time, he served as the Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Owen County. In 1980, he rejoined David Rogers' practice, which has become Jones, McGlasson, & Siefers, P.C.
R.D. is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
R.D. and his wife, Sue, live in Bloomington, they have two daughters and five grandchildren.
Banking law, business organizations, estate planning, litigation and appeals, personal injury, probate and estate administration, real estate law, and wills.
THOMAS M. MCGLASSON
Thomas M. McGlasson was born in Martinsville, Indiana. He spent his formative years in Martinsville, IN, New Albany, IN, Ellensburg, WA, and Bangkok, Thailand, before moving back to Bloomington and completing high school.
He graduated from Indiana University in 1965, and Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington in 1968. Following Law School, he spent two years in the United States Army commanding the American detachment at a NATO missile site in southern Greece.
He served in several different legal capacities with Indiana University Foundation from 1970 to 1993, leaving the Foundation as Vice-President and General Counsel. At that time, he joined long-time friend R.D. Jones in the formation of Jones, McGlasson & Benckart, P.C.
Tom is an avid I.U. sports fan and enjoys golf, traveling and reading. He and his wife, Susie, have two children and three grandchildren.
Tom was inducted into the Hall of Fame by the Solo and Small Firm Section of the Indiana Bar Association in 2020.
Principal practice areas include estate planning, probate and trust administration. He also works in small business organizations, not-for-profit organizations and other similar matters.
JERRY L. SIEFERS, Jr.
Jerry L. (J.L.) Siefers, Jr., was born and raised in Speedway, Indiana. He graduated from Speedway High School in 1984.
J.L. graduated summa cum laude from the Robert R. McKinney School of Law at Indianapolis, Indiana in 1992. He also earned an MBA (1992) and a Masters of Business (1996) degrees from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. He has been a member of the Indiana bar since 1992.
Before joining the firm, he ran a successful elder law and estate planning practice for over twenty-five years.
J.L. currently serves on the board of area not-for-profit organizations, including Community Justice and Mediation (CJAM). He has served other local, national, and international not-for-profit organizations in the past such as Area 10 Agency on Aging.
He and his wife, Sandy, have two sons, Jonathan and Ben. Jonathan is an Aerospace Engineer with Honeywell Aerospace in Phoenix, Arizona. Ben graduated with a Computer Science degree from Indiana University. He is currently a graduate student at Georgia Tech University in Atlanta.
Jerry focuses his practice on elder law, Medicaid planning, estate planning, probate, not-for-profit organizations and mediation services.
MARYANN O. WILLIAMS
Maryann has been been an attorney for the last 30 years in Southern Indiana. She began her practice in Sweet Owen County and expanded it to all of the surrounding counties. After spending several years practicing in downtown Indianapolis with the Indiana State Bar Association, Maryann returned to her roots in Southern Indiana in 2016. In 2019, she joined the Firm. She graduated from University of Nebraska in 1976 with a B.S., Texas Tech University in 1982 with a M.S. and Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington in 1988. Her primary areas of study besides the law were human development and family relations, step-parent relations and counseling in high risk families.
She and her husband, Bill have three children, Andrew, Michaela and Jordan. They also have three grandchildren and two granddogs.
Maryann primarily practices in the area of family law including divorces, child support, custody, adoptions, guardianships and paternities. She also is a registered family mediator and a guardian ad litem.
PARALEGAL, OFFICE MANAGER
Tine was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, with her family relocating to Greenwood, Indiana in 1990. She graduated from Vincennes University in 2001 with an Associates Degree in Science with paralegal studies as her major. She began working as a paralegal for the law firm in July 2001 and still enjoys her job. Tina manages our office and works primarily in our estate, estate planning, and litigation areas.
Tina currently lives in Bloomington with her shih tzu, Milo, who she rescues from the Monroe County Humane Society. Tina hobbies include touring historic homes around Indiana and reading.
JANA BETH TRACE
Jana Beth was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. She graduated from Ivy Tech with an Associates Degree in paralegal studies in 1997. She has been working as a Medicaid paralegal since 2003 and has been with Jones, McGlasson & Siefers since 2006.
Jana is married to Mike, they have two sons, Anthony and Andrew, and two grandchildren, who they love dearly.
Jana is an active genealogist and represents Owen County in the Indiana Genealogy Society. She is also an active member of the non-profit Daughters of the American Revolution.
Gregg was born in a small town in northern Illinois. He moved to Chicago in 1979 where he started his career working for Union Carbide. Upon Union Carbide closing, he moved to Ellettsville and started working for a local title company performing title searches. In 2007, he started work for Monroe County. Gregg joined our office in 2018 and is the voice that greets clients when they call or come into the office.
Gregg currently lives in Bloomington with his wife, Pam, and their two dogs, Baxter and Bojangles, who were rescued from the local animal shelter. Gregg's hobbies include gardening and cooking.