Ben Miller is a Staff Attorney in the Appellate Division of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. There he represents criminal defendants with the appeals of their convictions before the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. Prior to joining PDS, Mr. Miller had a similar position with the Maryland Office of the Public Defender, where he argued over a dozen cases in the appellate courts of Maryland. He also conducted trainings for trial lawyers on preserving issues for appellate review and on defending against the prosecution’s use of experts in gang-related cases.
Mr. Miller graduated with honors from American University, Washington College of Law. Following law school, he clerked at both the trial court level, for the Superior Court of Massachusetts, and then at the appellate level, for Chief Judge Peter Krauser of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. He is admitted to practice in Maryland, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia.
Prior to law school, Mr. Miller worked at The Boston Globe and served as Assistant Director of Sports Information at Northeastern University. He received his undergraduate degree from Northeastern University, majoring in Journalism.
In addition to teaching as an adjunct professor at WCL, Mr. Miller has also taught legal writing and oral advocacy as an adjunct at both the University of Maryland School of Law and the University of Baltimore School of Law.