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robert_millerRobert L. Miller, Attorney at Law

Robert L. Miller is the founding member of the law firm and has extensive trial experience.
He has been sought out by the media, appearing as an expert commentator on television, on radio and podcasts, and in print providing commentary on legal cases in the news for ABC News, the BBC, and the Washington Post, among other outlets.   A full listing of media appearances is on our page with news and press coverage of our firm. 
He is also the co-author of a book for other DUI Defense Attorneys on handling DUI cases, Strategies for Defending DUI Cases in California (Aspatore Press/West Publishing).


Trial Experience Qualifications.

As a trial lawyer, he has handled over 100 trials in courts in Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.  He has had both not guilty verdicts at trial, and dismissals through motions, as well as wins with the DMV for his clients.

With civil cases, he has handled serious civil cases through trial, to verdict in wrongful death trials, personal injury cases, premises liability cases, and business disputes, and has personally settled over two million dollars in civil case settlements for his clients.

Academic Credentials

  • Doctorate of Jurisprudence, Western State University College of Law
  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Minor in Information Systems
  • Certification, Field Sobriety Testing
  • National College of DUI Defense Trial Skills Graduate, Harvard Law School, Cambridge Massachusetts.

Areas of Specialization:

Robert focuses, as a DUI Defense lawyer, on helping clients with Orange County DUI Defense, assisting clients within the County of Orange with DUI or drunk driving cases, handling DMV and suspended license cases, and related driving or addiction related matters.

Our firm also handles Expungement of DUI and other matters in Orange County, and certain other limited areas of law.

Case Results

Mr. Miller has had a number of positive outcomes for clients, listed on our case results page.  Some of the details on how the outcomes were obtained are listed on the Case Study pages for specific individual cases.

Client Testimonials

Our results have earned us the admiration and respect of other

Giving Back – Charitable Actions, Donations, and Advisement

Mr. Miller is active in local Orange County charities, participating in events with Corazon De Vida in Irvine, and was for a decade a volunteer at Children’s Hospital of Orange County.  He also previously served on the events board of Olive Crest Children’s Homes, and is active in Orange County Charity Events for Karma International.

In the legal world, Mr. Miller serves as a mentor to law students at the University of California Irvine School of Law, and at Chapman University School of Law, where he is a regular lecturer and advisor to the Student Career Center.

Bar Admissions and Date of Admission:

Professional Memberships, Past and Present, include: 


BOOK (ASPATORE PRESS) Strategies for Defending DUI Cases in California (Co-Author) 2014
WASHINGTON POST Inmates Review Prisons on Yelp 2013
THE DAILY MAIL Prisoners Review Their Jails on Yelp 2013
ABA JOURNAL A Five Star Prison 2013
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES Inmates Reviewing Prisons And Jail Facilities On Yelp; Lawyer Robert Miller Calls Controversial Service Valuable 2013
GOVTECH.COM Inmates Rate Jails on Yelp 2013
ASPATORE BOOK PUBLICATION Strategies for Defending DUI Cases in California (Co-Author) 2013
CALIFORNIA LAWYER MAGAZINE Phylogeny and Ontogeny and Legal Writing 2006
SKEPTIC MAGAZINE Quantum Physics and Christian “Science” 1998
ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Book Review: My Best Book 1992


CHAPMAN LAW SCHOOL INTERVIEW WEEK Interviewing for Law Students 2014
CACJ LEGAL TECHNOLOGY ANNUAL SEMINAR Legal Technology and Law Practice 2012
DUI “RULES OF THE ROAD” SEMINAR Legal Technology 2011
CRIMINAL DEFENSE SEMINAR 2007 Criminal Law, Criminal Defense, Whittier Law School 2007
STARTING A SMALL LAW FIRM: PRACTICE TIPS Law Firm Management, Whittier Law School 2001

Civic Memberships include: 

Newport Beach Junior Chamber of Commerce, (where Mr. Miller was the former legal counsel), and was a member of the Irvine Chamber of Commerce.

As a lawyer, Robert Miller has been cited in the following publications regarding his work assisting others:

The Washington Post,With few other outlets for complaints, inmates review prisons on Yelp“, 2013.

Raw Story, “Colbert shares Yelp prison reviews for benefit of ‘violent criminals’ in his audience“, 2013.

Adweek.Com, “The Country’s Best Bars — Inmates Review Prisons On Yelp“, 2013., “Yelp Prison Review: “Say You’re Jewish” If You End Up at Rikers Island“, 2013., “Going to Prison?  First Read the Reviews“, 2013.

Our Mission: "To deliver outstanding client service, to provide fulfilling careers and professional satisfaction for our people, and to achieve financial success so that we can reward ourselves, grow, and give back to the community."