Gregory R. Miller

Gregory R. Miller, former Presidentially Appointed United States Attorney, served as the lead prosecutor and chief federal law enforcement officer in North Florida. Mr. Miller was also responsible for defending and prosecuting all civil lawsuits in which the United States was concerned. Over his legal career Mr. Miller has had extensive trial and appellate experience in complex and high-profile litigation. He has defended and prosecuted individuals who violated federal, state and military laws, coordinating complex investigations, and prosecuting and defending civil lawsuits.

Mr. Miller began his law career in 1980, while serving as a Judge Advocate in the United States Marine Corps. He has also served as an Assistant State Attorney in Florida, as an Organized Crime Prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice, and as an attorney in private practice. He has tried a large number of military, state and federal jury trials, litigated hundreds of evidentiary hearings and briefed and successfully argued cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. He has more than 20 years of experience in managing complex criminal and civil cases in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Florida. He has received numerous awards and commendations, including the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys Director’s Award for Public Service. Mr. Miller has also taught nationally and internationally on a variety of legal subjects for the World Bank, the United Nations, and many foreign and national agencies.

Education

Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio

  • J.D. – May, 1979

Drew University, Madison, New Jersey

  • B.A. – May, 1976
  • Major: Political Science
Bar Membership
  • Florida, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1985
Representative Cases
  • United States v. Claude Duboc, et al., GRC94-01009-MMP, 240 F.3d 1076 (Table) 11th Cir. (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida 1994)
  • United States v. Danny Harold Rolling, GCR 91-01023 MMP, 996 F.2d 1231 (Table) 11th Cir. (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida 1991)
  • United States v. Grenhagen, et al., GCR 90- 01043 MMP, 107 F.3rd 23 (Table) 11th Cir. (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida 1997)
  • United States v. Michael Tsalickis, 88-156-CR-T-13(b); 976 F2d 742 (Table) 11th Cir. (U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida 1992)
  • United States v. Pedro Narvaez and Fredy Perez, 88-156-CR-T-13(b); 26 F.3d 1120 (Table) 11th Cir. (U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida 1994)
  • United States v. Jong Mun Park, et al, 87-406-CR-T-14(A); 885 F2d 878 (Table) 11th Cir, (U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida 1987)
  • United States v. Daniel Edward Zell, GCR 85-00034 MMP; 931 F2d 902 (Table) 11th Cir. (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida 1991)
Honors and Awards
  • Commendation – Internal Revenue Service, 2008
  • Commendation – U.S. Secret Service (Director), U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, 2008
  • Commendation – U.S. Postal Inspection Service, 2008
  • Commendation – Immigration & Customs Enforcement, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, 2008
  • Commendation – U.S. Marshals Service, Northern District of Florida, 2008
  • Commendation – U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, 2008
  • Chief’s Award – U.S. Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division, 2007
  • Commendation – Tallahassee Police Department, 2006
  • Director’s Award for Superior Performance in Public Service – Director, EOUSA, U.S. Department of Justice, 2006
  • Commendation – United States Department of Justice – Director, EOUSA, 2005
  • Commendation – United States Department of Justice, 2005
  • Commendation – United States Attorney General, 2004
  • Commendation – Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms, 2004
  • Commendation – United States Department of Justice – Director, EOUSA, 2004
  • Commendation – U.S. Deputy Attorney General and Director, EOUSA, 2004
  • Commendation – White House – Chief of Staff, 2004
  • Superior Performance Award – U.S. Attorney’s Office – Northern District of Florida, 2002
  • Special Act Award – U.S. Attorney’s Office – Northern District of Florida, 2001
  • Commendation – U.S. Secret Service (Director), 1998
  • Commendation – Governor of Florida (Gov. Chiles), 1998
  • Commendation – U.S. Secret Service, 1998
  • Certificate of Appreciation – U.S. Secret Service (Director), 1997
  • Special Achievement Award for Sustained Superior Performance – United States Department of Justice, 1994
  • Special Achievement for Sustained Superior Performance – United States Department of Justice, 1993
  • Outstanding Marine Reserve Officer of the Year – Tampa Bay Chapter, Marine Corps Reserve Officer Assoc., 1985
  • “AV” Rating – Martindale-Hubbell, 2000 – Present
  • Who’s Who in American Law, 1994 – Present
  • Who’s Who in the Southeast, 2003 – Present
  • Who’s Who in the South & Southwest, 2006 – 2014
Professional Associations
  • Attorney General’s Advisory Committee (AGAC), Terrorism & Nat. Security Subcommittee – Intelligence Research Specialist Working Group, Chairman, 2006 – 2008
  • AGAC Cyber Crime & Intellectual Property Subcommittee, Member, 2006 – 2008
  • AGAC Military Issues Working Group, Member, 2006 – 2008
  • AGAC Security Working Group, Member, 2005 – 2008
  • Florida Medicaid/Medicare Steering Committee, Charter Member, 2004 – 2008
  • Investment Review Board, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, Chairman, 2003 – 2008
  • AGAC Controlled Substances & Asset Forfeiture Subcommittee, Member, 2003 – 2008
  • AGAC Office Management & Budget Subcommittee, Member, 2002 – 2008
  • Magistrate Selection Panel, Northern District of Florida, Member, 2002 – 2008
  • AGAC Terrorism & Nat. Security Subcommittee, Member, 2002 – 2008
  • Community Relations Board – Federal Correctional Institution, Tallahassee, Member, 2002 – 2008
  • North Florida Hate Crimes Working Group, Co-Chairman, 2004 – 2007
  • Federal Bar Association (Tallahassee Chapter), National Delegate, 1995 – 1996
  • Federal Bar Association (Tallahassee Chapter), President, 1994 – 1995
  • Federal Bar Association (Tallahassee Chapter), President Elect, 1993 – 1994
  • Northern District Federal Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Comm., Member, 1993
  • Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on International Relations, Member, 1993
  • Community Relations Board – Federal Correctional Institution – Tallahassee, Member, 1993
  • Boy Scouts of America, Troop Committee Chairman, 1992 – 1993
  • Boy Scouts of America, Troop Committee Vice Chairman, 1989 – 1992
  • National Association of Former United States Attorneys, Member, 2008 – Present
  • Tallahassee Bar Association, Member, 2008 – Present
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2008 – Present
  • Innocence Project of Florida, Member, Board of Directors, 2011-present