Jeremy D. Kernodle
Jeremy Kernodle is a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas in Tyler. Before taking the bench, Judge Kernodle was a partner at Haynes and Boone, LLP in Dallas, where he practiced complex commercial litigation and appeals. Judge Kernodle is a past president of the Dallas Chapters of the Federal Bar Association and the Federalist Society. Judge Kernodle also previously served as an attorney-adviser in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice and as an associate at Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. After graduating summa cum laude from Harding University with a B.A. and a B.B.A, Judge Kernodle received his law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School with highest honors. He served as a law clerk to Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.