Kelly Mixon Morgan works closely with firm leadership to create strategic talent development solutions in order to establish a learning environment that facilitates success. As chief legal performance officer, she believes in managing change through effective planning, communication and educational programming.
Kelly has more than 20 years of experience in attorney recruiting, professional development, wellness, and diversity with mid-sized regional and international law firms. She specializes in helping firms design a comprehensive attorney development vision and strategy, fostering the firm’s culture, and enhancing legal talent engagement.
Kelly partners with Barnes & Thornburg’s stakeholders and provides strategic and operational oversight of the firm’s legal talent development functions, including training, career development, integration, compensation, diversity and inclusion, performance management, wellness, mentoring, and sponsorship.
Active in the legal talent arena, she has served in numerous leadership roles and shares her insight as a frequent speaker at industry conferences.
Professional and Community Involvement
Member, National Association of Law Placement
Member, Professional Development Consortium
Founding Member, Texas PDC
Faculty, UT Center for Women in Law
Certified Mental Health First Responder, National Council for Behavioral Health
Vice president of community relations, St. John’s Episcopal School Parent Association
Former vice president of fundraising, St. John’s Episcopal School Parent Association