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James S. Thompson

James S. Thompson

Of Counsel
Cleveland, Tennessee


  • Civil Matters
  • Estate/Probate 

James Thompson has been a practicing attorney in Cleveland, Tennessee since 1965. Prior thereto, he practiced law in St. Paul, Virginia from 1961-1964 where he served as a city attorney. Thompson has been married to Patricia Bryan Thompson since 1960 and has three children, Robert S. Thompson (who is a member of the firm), Christy Buttrey of Cleveland and Cathy Peterson of Cleveland, Tennessee. He has been active in various civic organizations. Mr. Thompson and his wife are members of Wesley Memorial Methodist Church of Cleveland. He practice is limited to civil matters.


  • Wife: Patricia Bryan Thompson
  • Children: Robert S. Thompson, Cathy Peterson, Cleveland, Christy Buttrey, Cleveland

Professional History:

  • Practiced law in St. Paul, Virginia, 1961-1964
  • City Attorney, St. Paul, Virginia

Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1961
  • Tennessee, 1965
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1965


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D.
  • University of Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee - 1960

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Bradley County Bar Association, Past President
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Spokesman Board of Professional, Past Hearing
  • Supreme Court of Tennessee, Responsibility
  • Tennessee Supreme Court, Past Hearing Examiner

Past Employment Positions

  • Finnell & Thompson Law Firm, Partner, 1965 - 1993

Pro Bono Activities

  • Past President, Cleveland Lions Club
  • Past President, Cleveland Country Club
  • Past Board of Directors, Cleveland Boys and Girls Club
  • Past Board of Directors, Cleveland Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Member, Bradley County Election Commission

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Logan-Thompson, P.C., Attorneys at Law
30 2nd St NW
Cleveland, TN 37311

Phone: 423-716-6261
Toll free: 800-506-8012
Fax: 423-472-0211
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