John M. Miller
Stockholder - Fort Myers Office

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Direct Dial: 239.344.1310
Direct Fax: 239.344.1591

John Miller focuses his litigation practice in tort and insurance defense, municipal and governmental liability defense, and professional negligence defense. He also speaks and writes frequently before public and private associations on matters of social media and technology in litigation. John is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

In 2012, John received the James A. Dixon Young Lawyer of the Year Award, given annually to a young lawyer who exceeds the standards of excellence, dedication and commitment to the Florida Defense Lawyers Association and its goals. He also has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine (2011, 2013-2016) as a “Rising Star” in the field of civil litigation defense. John is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Prior to attending law school, John worked as a high school math teacher at Fort Myers High School. John also worked as a summer associate with Henderson Franklin before joining as an associate. He also served as a judicial intern for Judge Darryl Casanueva, Florida Second District Court of Appeals. Before graduating cum laude in 2008 from Stetson, John was a Stetson Ambassador helping new students with the transition to law school.

A native of Florida, John is originally from Pine Island and presently resides in Fort Myers with his daughter Harper, son Jack, and two dogs. When he is not working, John enjoys running, kiteboarding, camping, and running triathlons.

  

Professional and Civic Affiliations

John is very active in the community and serves as Chairman of the Child Care of Southwest Florida Board of Directors. He also serves as the Young Lawyer Director on the Florida Defense Lawyers Association Board of Directors and is a member of the Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division, Board of Governors. John is a member of the Young Lawyers Division of the Lee County Bar Association, the Southwest Florida Federal Courts Bar Association, and Defense Research Institute. He is a former member of the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools Board.

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Education

  • Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, B.A., 2004
  • Law Degree: Stetson University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2008 
  • Admission to The Florida Bar 2008

     

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