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Julie Logan, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Director of Associate Recruiting & Legal Supp Svcs

St. Louis
314 552 6240 direct

As Thompson Coburn's Director of Associate Recruiting and Legal Support Services, Julie is responsible for managing the Firm's associate recruiting efforts, including the annual summer associate program, and providing guidance and leadership to the Firm's paralegals, legal support staff and other administrative support teams.

Julie is a strategic human resources professional with proven achievements in leading organizational initiatives, spurring innovation, implementing process improvement and creating comprehensive recruiting, employment and professional development programs.

Before joining Thompson Coburn, Julie served in director-level HR positions at three large national and regional law firms. Throughout her career, Julie has pioneered innovative programs that enhance employee engagement through process improvement, maximize talent acquisition and increase opportunities for professional development. Firm management and administrators have looked to Julie to design and drive forward-thinking initiatives that project employment needs and establish staffing models that align with Firm strategies.

Julie has led frequent trainings on legal process management and legal lean process improvement. She is a recognized leader in the human resources community and is the 2019-2020 President of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) – Gateway Chapter.


"Legal Administrative Assistant Teaming Models: The Next Level & How to Get There,"
ALA Annual Conference, 2019

"NextGen Leaders: How to Recruit, Engage and Retain,"
ALA Chapter Leadership Institute, 2019

"Legal Process Management: The Culture of Client Service and Legal Lean Process Improvement,"
Internal training, 2018

“Associate Recruiting, Retention & Development,”
N&D Member Retreat, 2017

"Conducting Honest and Effective Evaluations,"
Internal training, 2015

"Ferguson, MO: A View from Two HR Practitioners,"
HRMA-Greater St. Louis Workshop, 2015

"Effective Performance Management,"
Internal training, 2014

"Paralegal Tools for Upward Mobility,"
St. Louis Paralegal Association, 2013