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Joseph Miller

Litigation Attorney at Scarsdale, NY

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Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    I litigate all types of cases, including Lien Law 182 claims, bodily injury, and commercial actions.

    27 years

  2. Appeals
    I have prepared more than 100 appellate briefs to the Appellate Divisions of the State of New York. I have also briefed and argued before the New York State Court of Appeals.

    27 years

  3. Contracts and agreements
    I routinely draft and negotiate commercial contracts.

    27 years

I am one of the founding Partners of Miller & Lee LLP.

I litigate cases before New York State courts and Federal courts. I defend premises liability cases, self storage facility claims, product liability actions, construction site accidents, toxic tort claims, and Americans with Disabilities Act discrimination claims. I appear at trial, arbitration, and mediation for all clients. I also appear before administrative agencies and New York State courts on building code violations, fire department code violations, and consumer affairs violations.

I am an accomplished appellate attorney with experience in all phases of appellate practice. I have written more than 100 appellate briefs and argued approximately 70 appeals, including appeals to the New York State Court of Appeals. I routinely prepare opinion letters on the viability of an appeal and prepare and argue motions before the appellate courts.

I represent several self-storage companies. I am a leading authority on self storage law in the State of New York. In addition to defending claims brought against self-storage companies for wrongful sale under Lien Law 182, breach of contract, conversion, personal injuries, debt collection practices, and property damage, I prosecute eviction proceedings, advise on such issues as the effect of bankruptcy and death of a tenant on leases and a lien claim, and draft occupancy agreements, auction terms, and agreements ancillary to the rental of self-storage units.

I defend self-insured companies and companies with large self-insured retentions in workers' compensation claims. I appear at hearings and trials, depose physicians on medical issues, prepare administrative appeals, and advise clients on workers' compensation issues

Licensed for 27 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1995
Updated 07/09/2022
State CT
Status Active
Acquired 1994
Updated 11/28/2022

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Miller & Lee LLP
700 Post Rd Ste 338
Scarsdale, NY, 10583-5013
Miller & Lee LLP
700 White Plains Road, Suite 338
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
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Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Miller & Lee LLP
  • 2014 - Present
  • Partner
  • Cullen & Dykman, LLP
  • 1995 - 2014
  • Attorney
  • Carole Burns and Associates
  • 1994 - 1995


  • Pace University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994
  • University of Scranton
  • Bachelor of Arts,
  • 1991


  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • New York Self Storage Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2014
  • New York City Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - 2013
  • New York Defense Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Literary Award
  • New York Defense Association
  • 2014

Speaking Engagements

  • NYSSA Annual Conference
  • NY Self Storage Law
  • 2014
  • NYSSA Annual Conference
  • NY Self Storage Law
  • 2013
  • NYSSA Annual Conference
  • NY Self Storage Law
  • 2012

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Joseph Miller
Litigation Attorney
Scarsdale, NY
Licensed for 27 years