Judy Tucker joined the Houston office of King & Spalding in November 1999 as Director of Administration. She is responsible for the management of all administrative operations in the Houston office and supervises a staff of 125 persons. She has oversight for human resources, office services, facilities management, financial functions and budgets, paralegal support, secretarial services, marketing, recruiting, records management, and technology/information services.
Ms. Tucker has more than 25 years experience in the legal profession. She began her career at Houston-based Vinson & Elkins in 1978, where she served as a paralegal for 10 years before moving to Human Resources administration. From 1988 to 1998, she served, successively, as Compensation Specialist and Human Resources Manager. In 1998, she assisted the firm in opening its New York office in the capacity of Office Administrator.
Ms. Tucker is a member of the Association of Legal Administrators and has served as Chairman of the Local Salary Survey Committee and the Education Committee. She also is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management. She is a charter member of the Houston Legal Assistant Association (now the Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association) as well as the Legal Assistant Division of the State Bar of Texas (now the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas).