About Jeremy Jennings

Jeremy Jennings Immigration Attorney in KnoxvilleJeremy Jennings is the principal attorney at Jennings Immigration Law Office. His work has been limited to the practice of immigration law since 2000. He received his B.A. in International Studies from Pepperdine University (Malibu, California) and was awarded Outstanding Graduate in that program in 1994. In 1998, Jeremy received his M.A. in International Studies from the Graduate School of International Studies and his J.D. from the Sturm College of Law, both at the University of Denver (Denver, Colorado). He obtained his license to practice law in the state of Tennessee the same year. Jeremy has appeared before Immigration Courts in Memphis, Atlanta, Miami, and Oakdale, Louisiana and has authored briefs in successful appeals before the Board of Immigration Appeals and the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the National Immigration Project, and the Knoxville Bar Association, and has been admitted to the federal court for the Eastern District of Tennessee and the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. He is a past board-member of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Immigration Law Committee.

Jeremy has presented to the following:


  • 2015 University of Tennessee:  “DACA in Perspective”
  • 2014 East Tennessee American Payroll Association:  “DACA As It Relates to Payroll Professionals”
  • 2013 Tennessee Association of Professional Interpreters & Translators:  “Immigration Vocabulary” & “Unauthorized Practice of Immigration Law”
  • 2013 University of Tennessee Immigration Law Symposium:  “How Criminal Law Fits In”
  • 2012 Appalachian Public Interest Environmental Law Conference:  “State Encroachment in Immigration Policy”
  • 2012 Tennessee Bar Association Immigration Law Seminar:  “Hot Topics in Immigration Court and Removal”
  • 2011 – 2014 Johnson University:  “Legality of Benevolent Actions toward Undocumented Immigrants”
  • 2011 Blount County Bar Association:  “Intersections of Immigration Law with General Practice”
  • 2011 Centro Hispano:  “Deportation”
  • 2008 Tennessee Bar Association Immigration Section CLE:  “Ethical Issues in Immigration Law Practice”
  • 2008 Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition Employer Panel:  “Complying with TN’s New Immigration Laws”
  • 2008 Knoxville Rotary Club:  “State Immigration Legislation Impacting Employers”
  • 2008 Lorman Education Services:  “Employee Eligibility Verification”