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|Current Court Information:|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Active:||8/9/2006 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Stephanie Seymour|
|Home State:||Washington D.C.|
|Bachelors:||Wake Forest U., B.A., 1983|
|Law School:||Georgetown U. Law, J.D., 1988|
|Grad. School:||Harvard U. '00 (M.P.A.)|
Jerome Holmes (b.1961) is a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He joined the court in 2006 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Prior to appointment, Holmes was a private practice attorney in Oklahoma.
Early life and education
Born in Washington, D.C., Holmes graduated from Wake Forest University with his Bachelor's degree in 1983 before graduating from Georgetown Law Center with his Juris Doctor degree in 1988. Holmes later obtained a Masters in Public Affairs from Harvard Universityin 2000.
Holmes was a law clerk, first for former federal judge, Wayne Alley in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma from 1988 to 1990, and then for Federal Appeals Judge William Holloway in the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals from 1990 to 1991. From 1991-1994, Holmes was a private practice attorney in District of Columbia. In 1994, Holmes joined the U.S. Attorney's Office as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma from 1994 to 2005.
On the recommendation of Oklahoma U.S. Senators James Inhofe and Tom Coburn, Holmes was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit by President George W. Bush on May 4, 2006 to a seat vacated by Stephanie Seymour as Seymour assumed senior status. Holmes was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on a Senate vote on July 25, 2006, and received commission on August 9, 2006. 
- White House archives on Holmes nomination
- Civilrights.org article on Holmes' nomination
- Judge Holmes Biography from the Federal Judicial Center
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