- Construction/Workplace Accidents
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Bicycle/Racing Accident Claims
- Premises Liability: Slip & Fall and Safety Claims
- Wrongful Death Claims
- General Negligence/General Civil Litigation
- Pedestrian Injuries/Accidents
- Animal Claims and Dog Bites
- Subrogation Claims
- Insurance Contract Disputes
- Appellate Practice
- Mediation and Arbitration
Brian G. Miller
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
Brian G. Miller Co., L.P.A., President and Owner (2004 - present)
Founded and currently manage general plaintiffs' practice law firm. Handle all pre-litigation, litigation, and appellate aspects of client matters with a substantive focus on general negligence, motor vehicle and bicycle accidents, construction, workplace, and premises claims, including significant personal injury and wrongful death claims. Manage all business and administrative aspects of the firm's operation.
Outside Legal Counsel, Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL) (2006 - present)
Litigation consultant and practitioner: Contract disputes, collection efforts, arbitrations.
Of Counsel, Campbell Hornbeck Chilcoat & Veatch, LLC
(2005 - 2015)
Litigation consultant and practitioner: Business disputes, contract claims, workers compensation and employment issues, miscellaneous civil litigation.
PAST PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
Frank A. Ray Co., L.P.A. (1998 - 2004)
Managed broad docket of cases from case intake to completion. General plaintiffs' firm with similar substantive focus to current practice. Significant negotiation experience; direct management of numerous files of significant value to resolution. Also supervised a support staff inclusive of law clerks, paralegal, secretary, and other administrative support.
Associate Legal Counsel, Columbus Clippers Baseball Team (1998 - 2005)
Managed variety of issues with respect to the legal administration of this organization including contract negotiation, workers compensation and personnel issues, liquor law enforcement, and litigation matters. Also served as associate legal counsel to the International League of which the Clippers are a member.
Office of The Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney (1993 - 1998)
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Trial Staff (1996 - 1998)
Prosecuted adult felony cases for Franklin County (Common Pleas Court); handled 12-15 cases
per week, including first degree through fifth degree felonies. Approximately 20 jury trials and four capital murder case assignments.
Grand Jury Division (1996)
Represented State of Ohio at criminal disposition hearings, Municipal Court arraignments, preliminary hearings; investigated police filings, reviewed criminal packets; presented case evidence to Grand Jury.
Re-drafted approximately one-half of office's standard indictment forms after 1996 legislation
(Senate Bill 2) restructured Ohio substantive criminal law and sentencing guidelines.
Juvenile Division (1994 - 1995)
Responsible for prosecution and management of misdemeanor, felony, delinquency, abuse and neglect cases involving juveniles. Over 30 judge/magistrate trials; numerous 'bind-over' prosecutions.
The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law
Juris Doctor (1994)
The Arthur L. and Cora S. Evans Scholar
The Ohio State University
Bachelor of Science in Economics, English minor (1991)
Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude with Honors
Ohio State Outstanding Senior Award; President's Leadership Citation; Sphinx Senior Honorary
National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (1999)
Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers' Trial Advocacy Workshop, Columbus, Ohio (1998)
Ohio Prosecuting Attorney's Association Conference on Trial Practice, Columbus, Ohio (1997)
State of Ohio (1994)
United States District Court: Southern District of Ohio (1994)
United States District Court: Northern District (1998)
PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS
The Best Lawyers in America (2013 - Present) - The definitive guide to legal excellence
Ohio Super Lawyers (2010 - present) - Top 5% of Ohio Attorneys, Peer Recognition
Special Recognition: Ohio Top 100 List and Columbus Top 50 List
Super Lawyers Rising Star (2005-2007)
Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Skill in Advocacy, Recognition for Settlement/Verdict Results
Martindale-Hubbell Pre-Eminent 'AV' rating - Highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards
Central Ohio Association for Justice 'Louisville Slugger' Verdict Award (2012) - 'Tireless efforts and fight' resulted in verdict which 'hit one out of the park' for justice.
MEMBERSHIPS AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Ohio State Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
CBA Judicial Screening Committee (2009 - present)
Chair, CBA Luncheon Series (2004 - 2005)
American Association for Justice
Ohio Association for Justice
Supreme Court Candidate Screening Committee (2004)
Central Ohio Association for Justice
The American Red Cross, Blood Service Board of Directors (2011 - present)
Joint Committee on Local Accountability (Red Cross and Central Ohio Hospitals: 2012 - present)
Agonis Club, Member (2005 - present)
Scholarship Selection Committee (2007)
The Ohio State University
Sphinx Senior Honorary
100th Anniversary Steering and Planning Committee (2005 - 2007)
Sphinx Plaza, Committee Chair (2006 - 2010)
Ohio Union, Sphinx Room Committee (2007)
Volunteer, Moritz College of Law
Politics, Society, and Law - Scholar's Luncheon, Guest and Mentor
Volunteer, St. Andrew Catholic Church; Member, St. Peter Catholic Church