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Michael Ross Miller

also known as Michael R. Miller, Mike Miller

About me

Pictured above is Josh Pearson who has been working with Mike since March of 2012.  Michael also enjoys family time.  He is pictured above with his grand daughter.  He also has two grandsons and thoroughly understands how divorce and custody can affect family life.  He has has been practicing in Central Texas since 1977, which started when he moved here from the Panhandle of Texas.  He narrowed his practice to be more effective to the areas of Family Law, Wills & Probate, and Small business entities; however, he frequently refers clients to knowledgible lawyers and firms when they need help outside his areas.  Michael works with Josh Pearson and staff.  They are dedicated to provide top quality legal services, promptly, at reasonable prices.  They endeavour to establish permanent relationships with their clients whenever possible, because satisfied clients refer their friends and acquaintances to the firm.  When you call during business hours, you will be able to speak with a real person.  While we have the latest technology, we use it to serve our clients and not to put a barrier between clients and the staff.


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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 45%
    44 years, 490 cases
  2. Family: 30%
    44 years, 1.8 thousand cases
  3. Divorce: 25%
    44 years, 2.1 thousand cases



Hourly ($200-300/hour), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Judd S Nemiro

    I not only endorse this lawyer, I also give them 5 stars.


    Judd Nemiro Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Fran Brochstein

    I endorse this lawyer. He is a frequent contributor to this website. His answers are thorough and thoughtful. I enjoy reading his comments because I know that they will be spot on! Attorney Miller has a wealth of family law knowledge.


    Fran Brochstein Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Miller & Pearson, Attorneys at Law, P.C.

520 South Main
Belton, TX, 76513


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197108/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Life FellowTexas Bar Foundation2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
LawyerMiller & Pearson, Attorneys at Law, PC2012 - Present
Senior AttorneyMichael R. Miller, Attorney at Law PC1998 - 2012
PartnerBurrows, Baird, Miller & Crews1983 - 1998
Administrative AssistantBell County Attorneys Office1977 - 1983
Assistant AttorneyPotter County Attorney's Office1973 - 1977
Associate AttorneyEdwards & Associates1971 - 1973
Association namePosition nameDuration
City of BeltonDirector City of Belton Ethics Commission2014 - Present
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family TherapistsDirector / Board Member2008 - Present
Texas Bar FoundationMember1992 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMember1988 - Present
Bell County Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1971 - Present
Belton Planning & Zoning CommissionChairman & Commissioner2008 - 2011
Bell County Tax Appraisal DistrictBoard Member2001 - 2005
State Bar of Texas, Family Law SectionMember1992 - 2012
Bell County Bar AssociationDirector1982 - 1984
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Difficult probate matterNegotiated for my client and his nephews to get a reasonable portion of the estate
Twin girlsWe won custody of the infant girls
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Publication nameTitleDate
Bell County County Attorneys OfficePrivacy Laws for Prosecutors2014
Bell County Bar Association ParalegalsTexas Privacy Laws2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1971
West Texas A&M UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Texas Privacy Laws for BOCCC VolunteersTexas Privacy Laws for Volunteers2014
County Attorney's Office Privacy TrainingTexas Privacy Laws for Prosecutors2014
Bell County Paralegal ProgramTexas Privacy Laws for Paralegals2014
What you need to know about wills and estate planningWills & Estate Planning2013
Univ. of Mary Hardin Baylor Counseling School SeminarHouse Bill 300 and how it impacts the counseling school2013
TCA Professional Growth ConferenceHow to Save Your Practice, Privacy Laws2013
Fall Bench Bar, Bell CountyPrivacy Laws under HB 3002013
Board meeting of MFT boardHB 300 and Marriage & Family Therapists2013
Bell County Bench BarPrivacy Laws of Texas2013