John Kerkhoff focuses his practice on complex litigation matters. John has represented clients from a wide range of industries, including health care providers and public safety companies, in federal court and in federal administrative proceedings. He has experience in all aspects of litigation, including discovery, drafting pleadings and motions, preparing for depositions, and dispositive motions practice.
John maintains an active pro bono practice. He recently worked with a team representing a client seeking a writ of habeas corpus at the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. John also has experience in immigration matters. He helped draft an appellate brief to the Board of Immigration Appeals after a client received a positive result from an immigration judge. John is a member of another trial team currently working to obtain asylum for an individual in the United States.
- Vanderbilt University (J.D. 2017; Order of the Coif; En Banc Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review); Ohio University (B.S. in Journalism, 2010)
- Law Clerk to: Judge Eugene E. Siler, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (2018-2019) and Judge Joseph M. Hood, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky (2017-2018)