Jacob A. deKeratry

BIOGRAPHY

Jacob deKeratry is an associate who practices in the firm’s Appellate and Litigation departments. He graduated magna cum laude from Baylor University School of Law, where he also served as the Articles Editor for the Baylor Law Review. He earned his B.A. in Government and Philosophy with cum laude distinction from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

Before joining the firm, Mr. deKeratry was a law clerk for the Honorable Priscilla R. Owen at the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

EXPERIENCE AND HIGHLIGHTS
  • Payne v. BNSF Railway Company, No. 02-21-00425-CV, 2022 WL 2753626 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth July 14, 2022, no pet.)  
  • Fisher v. BNSF Railway Company, No. 02-21-00369-CV, 2022 WL 2753398 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth July 14, 2022, no pet.)
  • Fuller v. Rabalais Oil and Gas, No. 21-11083, 2022 WL 2208518 (5th Cir. June 21, 2022
  • In re State, No. 07-21-00315-CV, 2022 WL 1462275 (Tex. App.—Amarillo May 9, 2022, orig. proceeding)
  • Lon Smith & Assocs., Inc. v. Key, No. 02-21-00227-CV, 2022 WL 1112388 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth April 14, 2022, no pet.)
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Priscilla R. Owen, Chief Judge of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Summer Associate, Sneed, Vine, and Perry, P.C., 2018-2019
  • Intern for U.S. Representative John Carter, United States Congress, Washington D.C.
AFFILIATIONS
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
HONORS
  • Top Attorney, 360 West magazine, 2022-2023
    • Appellate Law
  • Top Attorney under five years in practice, Fort Worth Magazine, 2023
    • Appellate Law
EDUCATION
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2020
    • Articles Editor, Baylor Law Review
  • Georgetown University, B.A. in Government and Philosophy, cum laude, 2016
    • Minor in History
ADMISSIONS
  • State Bar of Texas, 2020
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Jacob A. deKeratry

Associate

jacob.dekeratry@kellyhart.com
P: (817) 878-3559
F: (817) 878-9280

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Licenses

  • State Bar of Texas

Practice Areas

Top Attorney, 360 West magazine, 2022-2023