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Steven Miller, Esq. is the founding member and Senior Partner of Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. Mr. Miller’s extensive career as a trial attorney spans five decades. Mr. Miller continues to try cases for the catastrophically injured victims of motor vehicle, construction site, medical malpractice, products liability, and other accidents caused by the negligence of others. Mr. Miller is committed to achieving the maximum results for his clients and has obtained numerous seven-figure verdicts and settlements. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Mr. Miller at a young age found his calling in law to redress the wrongs of those in need. He earned his law degree from St. John’s University School of Law in Queens graduating Cum Laude and Dean’s List, and continues his association with the School of Law by lecturing other professionals in the art of conducting trials. In addition to lecturing at St. John’s, Mr. Miller has lectured continuing legal education courses for the Queens County Bar Association. Mr. Miller is an elected member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a national organization of experienced trial lawyers dedicated to the preservation of the civil jury trial. He enjoys an "AV" rating, the "Highest Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards" from Lexis/Nexis Martindale Hubbell, a national peer review rating company. Mr. Miller is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum as well as the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau and Queens County Bar Associations and the Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Miller also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Queens College. He is also proud to have provided pro bono services to family members of the victims of the 9-11 tragedy through Trial Lawyers Care. In addition, Mr. Miller provided pro bono services in establishing a memorial fund for the widows and children of the deceased firefighters lost in the attack from NYFD Engine 54, Ladder 4. Mr. Miller resides in Nassau County with his wife and two children.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    37 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 50%
    37 years



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Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C.

600 Old Country Road
Suite 241
Garden City, NY, 11530


NYCurrently registered 197907/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers - Thompson Reuters2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers - Thompson Reuters2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers - Thompson Reuters2012
Super LawyerThompson Reuters2011
MemberAmerican Board of Trial Advocates2010
AV Rated-Highest Rating in Legal Ability & Ethical StandardsLexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Partner, Trial AttorneyMiller, Montiel & Strano, P.C.1990 - Present
Senior Partner, Trial AttorneyWaxman & Miller, PC1980 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
Queens County Bar AssociationVice Chair: Judicial Relations Commitee2010 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesAssociate2010 - Present
New York State Academy of Trial LawyersMember2005 - Present
Nassau County Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1980 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1980 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Christianson vs. YagudaevJury Verdict: $400,000.00
Centeno v. New Island Hospital$4,500,000.00
Caradonna v. Coach Bus$6,000,000.00
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Publication nameTitleDate
St. Johns Law School CLE Written MaterialsPreparation and Presentation of Expert Witnesses2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
St. John's School of Law - Personal Injury ActionsProper Handling of Personal Injury Lawsuits2014
Appearing Before the Court in Queens County - Views From the Bench and BarCourtroom Procedures2014
Continuing Legal EducationCivil Trial Practice2011
Seminar by Suffolk County Bar AssociationHandling Motor Vehicle Cases2004