Jerome A. Holmes

Personal

Birthday: 
1961
Birthplace: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Wayne E. Alley, U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma, 1988-1990
Law clerk, Hon. William J. Holloway, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 1990-1991
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1991-1994
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Oklahoma, 1994-2005
Private practice, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2005-2006

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, February 14, 2006; nomination withdrawn by president, May 4, 2006

Education

Name of School: 
Wake Forest University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1983
Name of School - Second: 

Georgetown University Law Center

The Law Center provides a world of opportunities. We offer more courses and more seminars on domestic and international topics than any other law school in the country. Our program in clinical education, ranked among the best in the nation, offers a wide range of legal assistance to needy members of our community - including domestic abuse and child cases, political asylum cases, and environmental justice. Our location puts us within walking distance of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Department of Justice.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1988
Name of School - Third: 
Harvard University
Degree - Third: 
M.P.A.
Degree Year - Third: 
2000

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Court Name: 

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/9/2006
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