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Having practiced at the Federal Public Defenders' Office and civil law firms, Ken Miller focuses his practice on criminal and civil cases in federal and state courts, including criminal and civil RICO, fraud and forfeiture, FCPA, money laundering, civil rights, habeas corpus, breach of contract, and code enforcement.
Kenneth Miller was selected as a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference for 2011-2013.
Kenneth M. Miller was named by Southern California Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top White Collar Criminal Defense Attorneys in Southern California for 2010.
In addition to his service with the Federal Public Defenders' Office, Mr. Miller practiced with the law firms of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker; Silver, Shaeffer & Hadden; and Steward & Miller. Mr. Miller has handled numerous federal jury trials, both civil and criminal, and over twenty-five oral arguments before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He has obtained favorable results in many criminal and civil cases, including substantially reduced sentences for many clients and numerous reversals in federal courts of appeals.
Representative cases include: Defense of $100 million fraud case brought by the SEC and parallel criminal proceedings to earn a favorable settlement; Defense of individual convicted and sentenced to 25 years to life, where conviction was vacated and case was eventually dismissed; Defense of individual where sentence was reversed and later halved; Defense of individual where voluntary manslaughter conviction was reversed; Favorable settlement for former City Manager who was terminated in violation of his right to freedom of speech.
After graduating from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, Order of the Coif, where he was an editor of the Law Review, Mr. Miller clerked for the Honorable Roger D. Foley, Senior U.S. District Judge. He is an author and lecturer on various aspects of criminal law.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference||Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Partner||Bienert Miller & Katzman||2007 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Federal Bar Association||N/A||2000 - 2011|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||1998 - 2011|
|United States v. Sanchez, USCA No. 06-50329||Reversed and Remanded|
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|Federal Bar Association, Orange County Chapter||Investigating Corporate Employees in Civil and Criminal Litigation - A Necessary But Difficult Task||2010|
|Federal Bar Association||Individual Responses to Federal Subpoenas For Clients With Possible Criminal Exposure||2007|
|The Champion magazine||Combating the Prosecutor's Improper Utilization of Inconsistent Theories||2002|
|The Los Angeles Daily Journal||Washing White Collars With Dirty Money||2000|
|CACJ||Outrageous Government Conduct that Shocks the Conscience||1998|
|CACJ||Circumventing the Guidelines Prohibition Against Departures for Youthful Lack of Guidance||1996|
|Loyola Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|Univ of Texas||Government||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1986|
|LULAC||Homeland Security and Civil Rights||2002|
|Training Seminar for the Federal Public Defender's Office||Affirmative and Other Defenses: A Fresh Look||1998|
|Advanced Federal Sentencing Practice||Creative Downward Departures||1996|