Jerome A. Holmes

Hon. Jerome A. Holmes
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Address: Byron White U.S. Courthouse
1823 Stout Street
Denver, CO 80257
Phone: (303) 844-3157
Fax: (303) 844-2540
Web site:

Position Bar Admissions Education
Honors Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):

Bar Admissions:
Oklahoma, 1997
Pennsylvania, 1988
District of Columbia, 1991
U.S. Supreme Court, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1990
U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 1999
U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 2005
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2005
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1988
Honors: John McTigue Essay Award (1988)
Honors: Am Jur Award in Consumer Protection (1988)
Law Review: Law Review, Editor in Chief
Law Journal: Georgetown Immigration Law Journal

Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2000
Honors: John B. Pickett Fellow, Criminal Justice Policy and Management

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1983
Honors: cum laude

Published Works:
African American Lawyers in Oklahoma (co-authored with Bruce Fisher), 75 Oklahoma Bar Journal 62, (Sept. 2004)

Legal Comment, Standard of Proof for Antidiscrimination Cases Under the INA: Leauge of United Latin American Citizens v. Pasadena Independent School District, 2 Geo. Immigr. Law Journal 427, 1987

Legal Comment, Burden of Proof in Labor Certification Proceedings: Imperial Textiles, Inc. v. Secretary of Labor, 2 Geo. Immigr. Law Journal 197, 1987

Legal Comment, Back Pay for Undocumented Aliens: Local 512 Warehouse & Office Workers' v. NLRB, 1 Geo. Immigr. Law Journal 667, 1986

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Professionalism at the Federal Level, Oklahoma Winter Judicial Conference, 2004

American Constitutional Law & Government (2004), and Federal Government (2002), Cameron University

Administration of Corrections, University of Central Oklahoma, 2003

Trial Practice, Oklahoma City University School of Law, 2001 - 2002

Prosecutorial Legal Ethics, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2002

Prosecutorial Ethics ("Brady/Giglio" Seminars), Office of Legal Education, Department of Justice, 1998 and 2001

ABA National Issues Forum, Focus on the American Judicial System, Oklahoma Bar Association, 2002

Honors and Awards:
FBI Commendation, for Outstanding Prosecutive Skills, 2004

Director's Award from the Executive Office of the U.S. Attorneys, for Superior Performance as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, 2001

John Marshall Award from the U.S. Attorney General, for Outstanding Legal Achievement, 1998

FBI Commendation, for Exceptional Service in the Public Interest, 1998

U.S. Attorney's OKBOMB Prosecution Award, 1996

U.S. Attorney's Extra Mile Award, 1995

U.S. Attorney's Special Appreciation Award, 1994

Outstanding Service Award, William J. Holloway, Jr. American Inn of Court, 2002 - 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Oklahoma Bar Association, Vice President

Oklahoma Bar Association, Finances Commission

Oklahoma Bar Association, Budget Committee

Oklahoma Bar Association, Rules of Professional Conduct Committee

American Bar Association, Litigation Section (Committee on Criminal Litigation, Committee on Ethics and Professionalism)

American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section (White Collar Crime Committee)

William J. Holloway, Jr. American Inn of Court
Master of the Inn

Oklahoma City Association of Black Lawyers

American Bar Association, Commission on Homelessness and Poverty

Past Employment Positions:
Private Practice, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2005 - 2006

U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Oklahoma, Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1994 - 2005

Private Practice, Washington, District of Columbia, 1991 - 1994

Hon. William J. Holloway, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, Law Clerk, 1990 - 1991

Hon. Wayne E. Alley, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, Law Clerk, 1988 - 1990

Birth Information:
1961, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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