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Douglas Wilson Miller

Family Attorney at Seattle, WA

5.0   13 reviews

also known as Wil Miller

  • Licensed for 13 years
    State WA
    Acquired 2010
    Status
    Active Lawyer disciplined by state licensing authority in 2004. Returned to good standing in 2010

This lawyer returned to good standing in 2010. See details

About Douglas

Learn Douglas’s areas of practice.

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  1. Family
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    Family Law attorney with focus on both high conflict divorce and child custody issues. Also trained as a collaborative family law attorney for those wishing to resolve their case without litigation.

    11 years, 450 cases

I go by "Wil Miller" not "Douglas Miller" (AVVO does not give you the option to list your name that way).

I am am a family law attorney in Seattle.  My practice focuses on family law litigation, and Collaborative Family Law (which seeks to resolve cases without litigation) .  I also handle a very small number of criminal defense matters.   

I am a graduate of Duke Law School, Class of 1988, with 35 years of legal experience.

In addition to my legal practice, I also volunteer as a mentor, monitor and recovery coach for legal professionals struggling with addiction and mental health issues.  My own tale of addiction, recovery and reinvention was the cover story for the North Carolina Law Journal, the
Washington State Law Journal, and 425 Magazine's January 2019 Wellness Issue.   For more information, click on my media links.  

 

 

 

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Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | September 1, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Truly excellent and caring attorney
I hired Wil in a time of family crisis and he was an excellent attorney in all regards. He was extremely knowledgeable and efficient in swiftly resolving the issue in court. He is a true advocate you can trust. Highly recommend this lawyer.
Posted by David | September 19, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best Attorney I've Ever Hired!
I hired Wil for two fairly complicated issues, both of which are now resolved, and both in my favor. I feel as if I finally have a lifelong attorney I can call whenever I need the legal expertise he practices!
Posted by anonymous | September 18, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great lawyer you can trust
Our son was wrongly accused of rape, but no one believed us. Mr. Miller investigated the case and showed the prosecutor our son had been wrongly accused. We are so grateful Mr. Miller was our son's lawyer. Without his insight and experience our son would be a registered sex offender.
Posted by Anderson | September 16, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
I was a convicted felon, now I'm not. Thank you Wil!
I hired will to vacate my record of conviction for a drug offense I committed over ten years ago. Wil didn't only get the conviction vacated, he got my criminal history records with the Washington State Patrol expunged, then had my court records sealed. He even got my FBI number purged from the FBI database so I could get a Global Entry card and avoid the long lines at the airport. After that, Wil got my right to possess a firearm restored. Wil was super responsive to all my emails and he kept me informed every step of the way. Thank you Wil!
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Posted by Ed | February 17, 2015
A lawyer who really gets it.
Mr. Miller represented my son in juvenile court who was accused of a very serious sexual offense. Mr. Miller's experience in that field made all the difference. He was able to assess the situation very quickly, get my son into counselling and prevented him from being a registered sex offender. Now our family is whole again and it's in large part to Mr. Miller's experience and fast and decisive action. I strongly recommend him.
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Posted by Kyle | November 10, 2014
A truly excellent lawyer - great representation and a great role model of recovery
I was accused of a serious crime and I didn't see a lot of hope. My problem was really rooted in my addiction to methamphetamine which led to a lot of bad behavior on my part. Wil didn't just do an amazing job convincing the prosecutor to give me a chance to go to recovery instead of prison, he also convinced me of how much I needed to be in treatment. What an amazing role mode. We have remained in close contact during my recovery and he continues to inspire me every day. Thank you Wil!
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Posted by Chris | August 1, 2014
Amazing down to earth attorney
I met Wil six months ago when I hired him for some criminal charges. He was very attentive and caring from our first meeting. I knew that he would take care of me and help me as best he could. He was able to have me found not guilty in a case in which I think few other attorneys could. I was impressed by his knowledge and professionalism. I would recommend him to anyone I know.
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Posted by Brian | July 18, 2014
In great hands with Mr. Miller!!
Mr. Miller helped in a profound way with my parenting/ visitation case. He is so smart, I felt I was in great hands the whole way. Thank you sir!!
Posted by anonymous | July 11, 2014
Thank You Mr. Miller
Mr. Miller was a great help to me and my family. I moved to Seattle when I was just out of college and met my wife. I knew she had been addicted to drugs before we got married and I thought that together raising a family she would always stay clean. But after our baby was born she went back to using. I wanted to move back to Georgia where my parents are, but my wife was not willing. I tried everything I could to work with the system and the law to get help for her and to protect my child. It became very difficult because i had to work full time and I could not trust her with the baby. So I had to cover the cost of day care which pretty much financially bankrupted us. My parents thankfully offered to cover the costs of a lawyer. A friend of mine knew Mr. Miller and so I called him. When I told him what had happened to my wife, he told me about his time on drugs and about how he recovered and It made me feel better that someone so smart could make the same mistakes. He helped me navigate the seemingly impossible obstacles that I was facing. Mr. Miller is the reason I live back in Georgia with my daughter today, and I will always appreciate the help he gave us.
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Posted by Kathy | March 10, 2014
Very knowledgeable, approachable and caring
Recently, I consulted with Mr. Miller regarding a custody issue involving my oldest child. He immediately was very open and upfront regarding his past drug issues and having been disbarred. I felt even more comfortable working with Mr. Miller after discussing that. In fact, much of my custody situation involves drug issues. He has a level of understanding that goes beyond other attorneys that I have spoken with or worked with in the past and it has been greatly appreciated. He was able help me resolve the problems going on without having to go to court in a way that worked best for everyone, especially my child. I highly recommend Mr. Miller. Everyone has a past and people like him are a valuable resource to the community.
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Posted by anonymous | March 10, 2014
Smart and honest representation
I contacted Mr. Miller about harassment issues because I wanted to take legal action. He consulted with me and gave me a complete assessment of the process and the likelihood of a positive outcome. He also told me that he had lost his law license because of drug addiction -- I was surprised, because he was so professional! In the end, he talked me out of going to court, which turned out to be the best decision, and probably saved me a lot of money.
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Posted by anonymous | March 8, 2014
Helped me when I really needed it!
I contacted Mr. Miller over a civil issue about nuisance neighbors. Before we discussed the specifics of my case, I was amazed by his honesty regarding the fact that he had been disbarred a decade ago for a drug problems -- I think his candor made me trust him more, and that level of trust increased once he began working on my case. He was very up-front about the likelihood of winning a civil case, and the costs involved once a counter-suit was filed. The issues were finally resolved with a settlement that largely solved the problem -- and with a minimum of expense.
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Posted by Karl | March 7, 2014
Intelligent and Sensitive Attorney with a Strong Understanding of Addiction and Recovery
Mr. Miller represented me in a D.U.I. case and was really sensitive to the issues of substance abuse and recovery. He helped me a lot. He was able to explain the whole process in language I could understand and kept me really well informed about everything that was happening in my case. He got me a great resolution and helped me learn that I had a problem I needed to deal with outside the criminal charge. He helped me understand that many people sometimes go through problems with addiction at some point in their life. I think AVVO's rating of Mr. Miller is unfair. 15 years ago he had a personal issue with addiction that he dealt with successfully after it caused him to be disbarred for a few years. I think that has made him a much better person and a much better lawyer for what I was going through. It seems unfair to label someone negatively for a lifetime as a result. Mr. Miller was an awesome attorney for me and I would recommend him wholeheartedly to anyone who needs a sensitive and intelligent lawyer to get through a difficult time. He is really experienced in criminal law and was a prosecutor in New York City and Seattle for a long time before becoming a defense attorney.
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 400-600 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Professional misconduct

This lawyer returned to good standing in 2010.

Reinstated from Disbarment issued in WA, 2010
updated on 01/14/2023

After being disbarred, a former attorney may apply for reinstatement. He or she must comply with all readmission requirements from the Washington State Bar Association.

Douglas's comment: “My AVVO rating is a perfect "10" out of "10" for a reason. In the late 90's I had a drug problem that that led to my suspension from the practice of law. I overcame that drug problem over 20 years ago. Those experiences made me a much better person and a much better lawyer. See my media links and client reviews. And review the cases I have recently handled listed below.”

Disbarment issued in WA, 2004
updated on 01/14/2023

This is the most serious penalty for a lawyer. If this attorney is currently practicing law, you should contact the the Washington State Bar to understand the reasons for this disbarment.

Douglas's comment: “My AVVO rating is a perfect "10" out of "10" for a reason. In the late 90's I had a drug problem that that led to my suspension from the practice of law. I overcame that drug problem over 20 years ago. Those experiences made me a much better person and a much better lawyer. See my media links and client reviews. And review the cases I have recently handled listed below.”

Work Experience

  • Owner and Principal
  • Wil Miller Attorney at Law PLLC
  • 2022 - Present
  • Author
  • Self Employed
  • 2014 - Present
  • Recovery Coach for Lawyers Struggling with Addiction
  • Self Employed Consultant
  • 2004 - Present
  • Public Speaker on Issues Related to Addiction and Recovery
  • Self Employed
  • 2004 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Story Law / Eastside Collaborative Law Center
  • 2017 - 2022
  • Of Counsel
  • Law Offices Of Molly B. Kenny
  • 2016 - 2017
  • Associate
  • Law Office of Michele Shaw
  • 2014 - 2016
  • Sole Proprietor
  • Wil Miller Attorney at Law
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Office Manager/Litigation Paralegal
  • Solana, Theriault & Gross, PLLC
  • 2011 - 2013
  • Office Manager/Litigation Paralegal
  • Law Office of Christopher Theriault
  • 2009 - 2011
  • Office Manager/Litigation Paralegal
  • Chleborowicz & Theriault, LLP
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Litigation Paralegal
  • Lea, Rhine, Rosbrugh & Chleborowicz, PLLC
  • 2004 - 2008
  • Legal Librarian
  • Cedar Creek Corrections Center
  • 2002 - 2004
  • Sole Proprietor
  • The Law Office of Douglas Wilson Miller
  • 1998 - 2000
  • Deputy Prosecuting Attorney/Supervisor
  • King County Prosecutor's Office
  • 1995 - 1998
  • Assistant District Attorney/Supevisor
  • Queens County District Attorney's Office
  • 1992 - 1995
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Brooklyn District Attorney's Office
  • 1988 - 1992
  • Summer Associate
  • Brooklyn District Attorney's Office
  • 1987 - 1987
  • Summer Associate
  • Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders
  • 1986 - 1986
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Education

  • Duke University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1988
  • Boston University College of Liberal Arts
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1984
  • Boston Univerity College of Communications
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1984

Legal Cases

  • Izhaky v. Izhaky
  • $120,000+ in attorney fees and sanctions for intransigence.
  • Singh v. Singh
  • $75,000 fee award for bad faith and intransigence.
  • Kincheloe v. Fulton
  • $105,000 Attorney Fee Award for bad faith and intransigence.
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Associations

  • Collaborative Professionals of Washington
  • Board Member
  • 2022 - Present
  • King County Bar Association - Collaborative Law Section
  • Chair
  • 2021 - Present
  • East King County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • King County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • King County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • King County Bar Association, Collaborative Law Section
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • King County Collaborative Law
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Seattle Gay Couples
  • Board of Directors
  • 2017 - Present
  • King County Collaborative Law Membership Committee
  • Current Chair - Membership Committee
  • 2017 - Present
  • Collaborative Professionals of Washington
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Eastside Legal Assistance Program (ELAP)
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2014 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Family Law Section
  • 2014 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee
  • 2014 - Present
  • WSBA Lawyer's Assistance Program
  • Peer Volunteer
  • 2013 - Present
  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • North Carolina State Bar Lawyers Assistance Program
  • Peer Counselor
  • 2007 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • King County Bar Association, Collaborative Law Section
  • Secretary
  • 2020 - 2021
  • QLaw Foundation
  • Secretary, Board of Directors
  • 2018 - 2022
  • Washington State Bar Association, CLE Committee
  • Chair
  • 2018 - 2021
  • QLaw Foundation
  • Board of Directors
  • 2017 - 2022
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - 2016
  • King County Bar Association
  • Family Law Mentor Program Volunteer
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Washington Defender Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2015
  • New York City Mayor's Police Council for Lesbian and Gay Concerns
  • Member
  • 1992 - 1995
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Spotlight Award
  • Collaborative Professionals of Washington
  • 2022
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2019
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2018
  • All "5 Star" Client Reviews
  • AVVO
  • 2018
  • Superb Rating ("10" out of "10") - Criminal Law
  • AVVO
  • 2018
  • Superb Rating ("10" out of "10") - Family Law
  • AVVO
  • 2018
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2017
  • Superb Rating - Family Law
  • AVVO
  • 2017
  • Superb Rating - Criminal Defense
  • AVVO
  • 2017
  • 10 Best Family Law Attorneys in Washington State
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 2017
  • 10 Best Law Firms
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 2017
  • All 5 Star Client Reviews
  • AVVO
  • 2017
  • Certificate of Appreciation
  • NALS - National Association for Legal Professionals - Washington Chapter
  • 2016
  • All 5 star client reviews
  • AVVO
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2015
  • All 5 Star Client Reviews
  • AVVO
  • 2015
  • All 5 Star Client Reviews
  • AVVO
  • 2014
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2014
  • Client's Choice - Criminal Defense
  • AVVO
  • 2014
  • Client's Choice - Family Law
  • AVVO
  • 2014
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • King County Bar Association
  • 2013
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2013
  • Morty Manford Award
  • Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays: Queens Chapter
  • 1993
  • Cum Laude
  • Boston University College of Communications
  • 1984
  • Cum Laude
  • Boston University College of Liberal Arts
  • 1984
  • Waldo C. Peeples Award - Excellence in German Lit.
  • Boston University College of Liberal Arts
  • 1984
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Publications

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Speaking Engagements

  • Courtroom Testimony for Fire Inspectors
  • Teaching Fire Inspector How to Testify in Legal Proceedings
  • 2019
  • Ch-ch-ch-changes. Law Firm Transitions
  • Changing Law Firms - The Rights Clients, Associates and Partners
  • 2019
  • Staff Training - Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation - Newberg, Oregon
  • Addiction and Recovery
  • 2018
  • Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle monthly speaker's meeting
  • Addiction and Mental Health in the Legal Community
  • 2018
  • King County Collaborative Law
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • 2018
  • King County Collaborative Law
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • 2018
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Combating Stigma in the Legal Community
  • 2017
  • US Probation - Annual Drug Court Conference
  • Addiction, Recovery and Mental Health in the Legal Community
  • 2017
  • Pierce County Inn of Court
  • Life After Meth
  • 2016
  • NALS Conference
  • Addiction, Recovery and Mental Health in the Legal Community
  • 2016
  • Therapeutic Courts Foundation Fund Raiser
  • Addiction and Mental Health in the Legal Community
  • 2015
  • Seattle Inn of Court
  • Managing the Dark Side of the Legal Profession: Alcohol/Drug Treatment and Discipline
  • 2015
  • High Point Bar Association
  • Life After Meth: Addiction, Recovery and Mental Health in the Legal Communit
  • 2015
  • Fundraising Dinner for the Spokane Therapeutic Courts Foundation
  • Life After Meth: Addiction, Recovery and Mental Health in the Legal Communit
  • 2015
  • Washington State Office of Public Defense
  • Life After Meth: Addiction, Recovery and Mental Health in the Legal Community
  • 2014
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Life After Meth: Addiction and Recovery in the Legal Community
  • 2014
  • Univerisity of Washington School of Law: Class on U.S. Drug Policy
  • U.S. Drug Policy
  • 2014
  • Perkins Coie Litigation Group - Seattle
  • Addiction and Mental Illness in the Legal Community
  • 2014
  • NC State Bar Lawyers Assistance Program Annual Convention
  • Addiction and Recovery in the Legal Community
  • 2014
  • King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office
  • Addiction and Addiction Related Crime
  • 2014
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Addiction and Recovery in the Legal Community
  • 2012
  • Wilmington Health Access for Teens
  • Methamphetamine Addiction and Recovery
  • 2008
  • Wilmington Health Access for Teens
  • Methamphetamine Addiction and Recovery
  • 2007
  • Lakeside High School - Wilmington, NC
  • Methamphetamine Addiction and Recovery
  • 2007
  • American Bar Association Annual Conference
  • Is the Law Male?
  • 1994
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Attorney endorsements

Received (21)
Given (14)
Endorse Douglas
Family Attorney | Apr 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Wil for several years and have found him to be a smart and creative advocate. He has a wide range and depth of knowledge and experience, that allows him to look at different perspectives. He does great work as an advocate in litigation, and as an advisor in Collaborative matters. I fully endorse Wil."
Family Attorney | Mar 18
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Wil Miller is smart, incredibly articulate, and a great advocate for his clients. He's also compassionate and willing to think outside the box to help parties reach a durable agreement."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Mar 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Will is an excellent collaborative attorney as well as a HIGHLY skilled litigator."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 27
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer without reservation. Wil is an aggressive advocate for his clients. He is highly intelligent and knowledgeable and he gets great results for his clients!"
Family Attorney | Jan 18
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. I can say without a doubt that Wil is an exceptional lawyer. Not only is he smart, thoughtful, and a problem solver - he sincerely cares about his clients. And he is exceptional in the courtroom."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Wil Miller has extensive criminal experience on both the prosecution and defense sides and I highly recommend him as a criminal defense attorney. The Judge on our case gave Mr. Miller glowing praise for his courtroom trial preparation and knowledge of the law. Outstanding performner"
Family Attorney | Aug 11
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. He is bright, insightful, diligent and thorough. He has performed at the highest level of competence in legal matters where I have worked with him. His writing is crisp and compelling and his legal skills are unsurpassed."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Wil Miller as an extremely capable and experienced lawyer. He has poise in court, and has tried many, many cases to verdict with excellent results. This is the best evidence of the skill of a trial attorney: results. I have seen Mr. Miller in court, and he knows how to get the excellent results for his clients with efficiency and a high level of professionalism."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 17
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer without reservation. I have known him for seven years initially through the Lawyer Assistance Program in Wilmington, NC. He was reinstated by the Washington State Bar, a process that took five years. We have spent time together traveling to LAP conferences and on numerous other occasions. Wil has openly shared his experience about his addiction and more importantly about his recovery. He was a solid member of our recovery group and was dedicated to helping other lawyers. He is very quick and intelligent in criminal and family law matters. He is extremely compassionate, understanding, knowledgeable and fiercely dedicated to being a lawyer. He has consulted with me on several sex offense cases and I found him to be insightful and creative. He is a tenacious and formidable opponent in the court room. His sense of humor,compassion, honesty and competence make him an outstanding attorney to whom I would refer anyone who needs a good attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 16
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse Wil Miller without any reservation. As a North Carolina lawyer who has practiced law for over thirty years, I can state without equivocation that Wil is an exemplary person and has a keen legal mind. While pursuing the reinstatement of his law license, Wil worked as an office manager and paralegal in a civil litigation practice in Wilmington, North Carolina where we attended bi-monthly meetings of the NC Lawyers Assistance Program together (I have been in recovery for over twenty five years). Wil's recovery from addiction exemplifies his perseverance and character. If I have a client in need of assistance in a criminal, family law or personal injury matter in Seattle, Wil is my referral of choice."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 27
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. I am familiar with Mr. Miller's past difficulties and his recovery from them. Not only has he met his own challenges head on but he has dedicated himself to helping other lawyers recover from addiction and other problems through bar association and other activities. I have found him to be unusually open, honest and positive regarding the issues he has faced."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 18
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. I am the Executive Director of the North Carolina State Bar’s Lawyer Assistance Program – a program of lawyers helping lawyers with issues of addiction and mental health. Wil Miller became a volunteer with LAP in 2007 and served as a mentor, monitor, recovery coach and public speaker with our program. He is totally dedicated to his own recovery and is also dedicated to improving the lives of other lawyers who have traveled a similar path. We miss him! I know Wil’s story. While I understand that any past discipline of an attorney is something every client may want to know about, it’s important to realize that when a person like Wil overcomes the kind of challenges he faced 15 years ago, it’s a credit to his character and a reason to consider hiring him. If you have any questions about his life, I know Wil is more than willing to share his story of strength, hope and recovery. I strongly recommend him."
Family Attorney | Jun 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Will is a colleague and my attorney in a family law matter, so I can speak to his professionalism and competence from both sides of the table. He's been absolutely top-notch as an attorney, and is an extremely experienced litigator. Because of his wide range of work and life experience, he's been able to spot issues and deal with problems other attorneys would not know how to address. Definitely recommend."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Unfortunately his low AVVO rating is an example of the weaknesses of an otherwise useful system. The rating system justifiably reacts to a discipline in the lawyer's past. Its weakness is that details of what the lawyer has accomplished since his fall are not accessible like a report of a bar discipline. Were you to view a more complete picture of Mr. Miller you would find that his personal experience with disaster makes him better able to understand the problems of a client in distress, and alert to the very high standards of professionalism that a good lawyer must maintain. The kind of determination it takes to dig out of a deep hole might just be what a client needs to get justice. Jeff Steinborn"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"Will has extensive criminal experience on both the prosecution and defense sides and I highly recommend him as a criminal defense attorney."
Litigation Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Co-worker
"Wil Miller is one of the most talented trial lawyers I know. I observed his work as a colleague in the Brooklyn District Attorneys office and later as a prosecutor in the King County Prosecutor's office. He is whip-smart and creative, with a natural and witty demeanor that allows him to connect directly to witnesses, judges and juries. I highly endorse him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I worked with Wil for years and have seen him in court. He is an excellent advocate and excellent attorney."
Family Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Co-worker
"Mr. Miller is a very smart and talented lawyer with significant experience in a variety of practice areas. I wholeheartedly endorse him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Wil represented 2 defendants charged with significant and complex fraud offenses, and he was a pleasure to work with, as he understood the legal issues and communicated both with the prosecutor and his client to reach a fair and prompt resolution of the case. Wil is a very talented attorney and skilled advocate."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer. I've known Wil for more than 25 years, since we were in law school together. He's smart and talented, he understands the court system better than most, and he brings a unique perspective to helping his clients navigate it."
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Seattle Family Lawyer Douglas Wilson Miller
Douglas Wilson Miller
Family Attorney
Seattle, WA
Licensed for 13 years
This lawyer returned to good standing in 2010. See details