Brandon P. Holt
Born in Anchorage, Alaska, raised in California, stationed in Army bases in Georgia, and attended law school in Idaho, Brandon Holt has toured the country and recently found a welcoming home in the Tri Cities.
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Brandon received several awards in law school. He received the Best Oralist award in the 2014 McNichols Moot Court Competition for placing first. The intramural competition had over 40 competitors. That performance helped secure position on both the National Moot Court team and the Bankruptcy Moot Court team. While on the Bankruptcy Moot Court team, he and his team received the Best Brief award at the 24th annual National Duberstein Bankruptcy Competition, which commenced in Manhattan, New York in 2016. He also received the CALI award for excellence in his Bankruptcy and Sales courses. Brandon served as Articles Editor for the Idaho Critical Legal Studies Journal. His extracurricular actives included serving on the board of the Veterans Club and the Board of Student Advocates. Some of his favorite time was spent serving as a Teacher’s Assistant to Legal Research and Writing Professor Kristi Running.
Attached to the Third Infantry Division in Ft. Stewart, Georgia, Brandon spent approximately six years in the Army as a combat medic, touring three years in Iraq during OIF III and V. Of his many memorable moments overseas, he proudly delivered babies and provided emergency medical care to locals in the Arab Jabour region, south of Baghdad. Among many other medals, Brandon received the combat medic badge for providing life-saving treatment while under enemy fire.
After his tenure in the Army, Brandon began a career with the Macon Police Department (now Macon-Bibb Sheriff’s Office) as a patrol officer. Brandon was promoted to detective after approximately eighteen months on the road. There, he testified in federal district court, superior court, and magistrate court in reference to the many violent crimes he investigated.
Brandon received his undergraduate degree with American Military University while in-service to the Army and the Macon Police Department. Shortly thereafter, Brandon received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Idaho.
After law school, Brandon had the pleasure of clerking for the Honorable Judge Rich Christensen of the First Judicial District, in the State of Idaho. Brandon finished clerking in late November of 2017.