James Logan, Jr.

Logan - Thompson, PC
30 2nd St NW
Cleveland, TN 37311
(423) 716-6261


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
Negotiations and Mediation Representation

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.

Professional Activities:

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."


70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


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)


Best Lawyers in USA
Best Lawyers in America
Who's Who in American Jurisprudence
Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated


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


Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission, 1994 - Present


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