Chicago attorney John Miller represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex cases in state and federal Court. Has successfully represented minority members. partners or shareholders against oppressive tactics at the appellate level. He calls some of his practice the art of “corporate divorce.”
Mr. Miller served as Chief Counsel for the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives and was involved in many significant pieces of legislation ranging from the Illinois Condominium Property Act to the Illinois Human Rights Act.
Mr. Miller represents clients in a broad range of international transactions, presently represents the Chicago branch of a major foreign bank, and has represented a foreign government in dealings in the United States. He specializes in helping Asian clients who need representation in their transactions with U.S. entities.
Mr. Miller has been lost in Borneo, served as an election observer during the civil war in El Salvador, and had a rifle pointed at him in the Khyber Pass.
Mr. Miller received his Juris Doctor in 1975 from the University of Chicago Law School, and undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
Illinois Supreme Court
Northern District of Illinois
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit
Achievements and Awards:
2002-present Secretary and Legal Counsel, Asian American Coalition of Chicago
2004 Legal Counsel to Indonesian Disaster Relief Fund; traveled to Aceh as part of relief effort organized by his spouse to deliver school supplies to orphaned children
1999 Indonesian Community Appreciation Award-Government of the Republic of Indonesia
1993-1994 Alliance of Midwest Indian Associations Community Service Award
Listed in Who’s Who in America
Phi Beta Kappa