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James Logan, Jr.

Logan - Thompson, PC
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James Logan, Jr.
Logan - Thompson, PC

James F. (Jim) Logan, Jr. is the President of Logan-Thompson, P.C. He has been a practicing attorney in Cleveland, Tennessee since 1971. Logan is married to Cindy Logan. Mr. Logan and his wife are members of the First Baptist Church of Cleveland, Tennessee where he sings in the bass section of the First Baptist Choir.

Mr. Logan is active in various state and national bar associations. He maintains active memberships in the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Tennessee Association for Justice, America Association for Justice, Tennessee Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Board of Trial Advocates. He has served as a board member of TAJ and TACDL. He was a member of the board of directors for Federal Defender Services of East Tennessee for many years.

Mr. Logan has served on various commissions including the first Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission on which he served a twelve year term from 1994 until 2006. Logan also served as a member and reporter of the Tennessee Criminal Sentencing Reform Commission which authored the TN Sentencing Reform Act of 2005 correcting the Blakely defects in the TN Sentencing Law. Mr. Logan is the County Attorney for Polk County, Tennessee and, along with Robert Thompson serves as litigation counsel for Bradley County, Tennessee. Logan has been honored by many Who’s Who organizations and has been selected as one of the “Best Lawyers in America,” “Best Lawyers in the U.S.” and a recommended lawyer by various recommendation services.

In addition to these honors, Mr. Logan was voted best attorney in Bradley County in the year 2012 in the “Best of Bradley County Reader’s Choice Awards.”

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury

Workers’ Compensation

Criminal Defense

Family Law

Employees Law

Professional Negligence including Legal and Medical

Government Law

Contract Law

Real Property Law

Consulting and Expert Witness in Legal Matters

Litigation Percentage

70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Tennessee, 1971

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 1971

U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1984

U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1984

U.S. Federal Court, 1971


University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee


Tennesse Wesleyan College, Athens, Tennesse



Continuing Legal Education presentations(CLE)

Honors and Awards

Best Lawyers in USA

Best Lawyers in America

Who’s Who in American Jurisprudence

Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated

Professional Associations and Memberships

Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association

Tennessee Bar Association

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

American Association for Justice

American Board of Trial Advocates

Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission, Past Member, 1994 – 2006

Federal Defender Services, Board Member

Past Employment

Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission, 1994 – Present

Pro Bono Activities

Tri-County Sportsman League

American Kidney Fund

Past Chairman, March of Dimes

Past President, Cleveland Lions Club

Main Street Cleveland (Executive Board)

Chamber of Commerce Round Table

Bradley Health Care Foundation

Cleveland Bradley Regional Museum

Past President, Bradley County Democrat Party

Founding Member, Partnership for Healthy Children

Cleveland State Community College Cougar Club

Board Member, United Way of Bradley County

Bradley/Cleveland Chamber of Commerce

Chair, Community Net Steering Committee

Bradley/Cleveland Solid Waste Task Force

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