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Michael Miller

Adjunct Professor of Law


School of Law


Email: Michael Miller
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Mike is a partner with Miller, Walker & Brush. He has achieved winning outcomes for criminal, civil and domestic relations clients in statewide municipal & common pleas courts, the Second District Court of Appeals and the Ohio Supreme Court. Mike brings a practical, outcome-driven approach to serve his clients’ interests that has been described as “a personal connection like no other lawyer” by his clients and an “aggressive representation with personal service” by his peers. Injured victims have recovered well over $1 million through Mike’s representation in auto accident, dog bite, product liability and discrimination claims. He has successfully handled a variety of business litigation cases, ranging from partnership disputes to enforcing a non-compete agreement for a nationally recognized hair stylist. Some of his biggest wins, though, have come by representing people at their most challenging moments, such as guiding spouses through the trying experience of divorce. Or when he successfully had a criminal conviction reversed by the Ohio Supreme Court in just his second year of practice. Mike can formulate the right game plan to best fit the individual and unique needs of clients, in an efficient manner. When litigation becomes necessary, he draws on his experience in the courtroom to craft effective strategies producing outcomes worthy of his clients’ trust.

Mike uses his experience as an attorney to help the greater community. He is the legal counsel for homeowner associations, condominium owner associations, and housing cooperatives. He teaches real estate law classes for those seeking their real estate license through the Dayton Area Board of Realtors. He is an adjunct professor at Sinclair Community College, teaching business law. He is Secretary to the Board of Trustees for the Dayton Bar Association Foundation. Mike also serves on the Board of Trustees for Friends of the Castle, a local safe haven for adults with mental disorders. Mike regularly acts as an advocate, teacher, coach, trustee & mentor and applies the tools gained in each capacity to serve his clients.


J.D., University of Dayton School of Law, 2005
B.A. Journalism, Butler University, 2002

Bar Admissions

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Professional Activities

Ohio State Bar Association
Greene Count Bar Association
Dayton Bar Association
Dayton Bar Association, Bar Exam and Qualifications Committee, Chairperson, 2009-Present
Dayton Bar Association Foundation, Board of Trustees, Secretary
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Carl Kessler Inn of Court
University of Dayton School of Law Alumni Advisory Council, 2010-Present
Fortis College Advisory Council, 2012-2013
The Miami Valley School Alumni Advisory Council, 2010-2011
Sinclair Community College, Adjunct Professor, 2009-Present
The Castle, Board of Trustees, 2015-Present
The National Trial Lawyers Association
The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Ohio Supreme Court Mentor Program


Dayton Bar Association, 2015 Class of Foundation Fellows
American Academy of Trial Attorneys, Premier 100 Trial Attorneys for Ohio
The American Society of Legal Advocates, Ohio Top 40 Under 40
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, National Top 10 Under 40
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, National Top 10 Under 40
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, National Top 10 Under 40
The Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for 9 consecutive years