Justin Miller represents a variety of public and private clients. He has litigated on behalf of the New Mexico Attorney General, Santa Fe County, Mora County, the Albuquerque City Council, the Office of the Governor, the University of New Mexico, and the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange. He served as Chief Counsel to Governor Bill Richardson, supervising the legal offices of executive branch state agencies, directing litigation and legislation, and vetting candidates for judicial vacancies.
Justin handles commercial litigation, including employment, intellectual property, and banking. He enjoys litigating constitutional and civil rights matters, for plaintiffs and defendants. He recently achieved a successful outcome in a high profile DUI wrongful death case in Santa Fe.
Justin is devoted to improving the legal profession and to the effective operation of government. He is the Chair of the City of Santa Fe Ethics and Campaign Review Board, an appointed body that enforces local ethics, campaign, and campaign financing laws. Justin has lectured at CLE programs on law and government. He also has been active in voter protection efforts.
Justin is a lifelong resident of New Mexico. He and his wife Lara are proud parents of two boys, Oliver and Felix.
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Pomona College, BA 1994
University of New Mexico, JD 2005
University of New Mexico, Masters in Latin American Studies 2005
New Mexico state courts 2005
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit 2009
United States District Court for the District of New Mexico 2010