Ms. Miller attended Texas A&M University for her undergraduate degree in Sociology before beginning her studies at St. Mary’s University School of Law, where she graduated at the top of her class receiving her Juris Doctorate.
While attending St. Mary’s School of Law, Ms. Miller participated in both external and internal advocacy programs, excelling in both, finishing in the quarter finals or higher in nearly all competitions. She was also a Staff Writer for Issue 16 of The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race and Social Issues, eventually getting published in a Medical Encyclopedia on the various legal ramifications on a State by State basis for transmitting certain medical diseases.
During her time at law school, Ms. Miller worked at the highest criminal court in Texas, the Court of Criminal Appeals, in both the Central Staffing Attorney’s Office and directly for Presiding Judge Sharon Keller. While at the Court, she was able to become intimately familiar with writs, petitions for discretionary review, as well as appeals involving cases where the death penalty was sought. Additionally, Ms. Miller worked in the Criminal Prosecution Division at the Office of the Attorney General of Texas and at the Travis County Attorney’s Office. While at the Attorney General’s Office, Ms. Miller was responsible for researching pertinent legal issues relating to aggravated sexual assault cases, death penalty cases and the removal of Judges, as well as researching and drafting appeals. At the County Attorney’s Office Ms. Miller gained extensive knowledge in misdeamnor criminal offenses, particuarly DWI cases, and was also able to exercise her abilities as an oral advocate in hearings and trials.
After spending time working in the public sector, Ms. Miller decided to make the transition into the private practice working for small firms in the New Braunfels area on cases involving family, criminal, probate, and appellate issues. Ms. Miller continues to exercise her advovacy skills to ensure the best result for her clients.
Ms. Miller handles a variety of types of litigation and is skilled in the practice areas of family law, criminal law, probate, wills and estates, appeals, as well as special education law. She is also a certified CPS ad litem and a member of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Young Lawyers Association, Aggie Bar Association, Phi Delta Phi, the American Bar Association, and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Ms. Miller is currently licensed by the Supreme Court of the State of Texas since 2014.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2014||09/28/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|10 Best||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2019|
|10 Best||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2017|
|First Place and Best Speaker of Moot Court Competition||Federal Bar Association||2014|
|Best 2L and Quarterfinalist||Jimi Derrick Moot Court||2013|
|First Place and Best Speaker||Larry G. Hyden Mock Trial Competition||2013|
|Finalist||Wayne Scott Negotiations Competition||2013|
|First Place in Moot Court Competition||Federal Bar Association||2012|
|Partner/Owner||The Law Offices of Courtney Miller, PLLC||2017 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Travis County Attorney's Office||2014 - 2014|
|Partner||Hazel Brown & Miller, PLLC||2014 - 2017|
|Law Clerk||Texas Office Of The Attorney General||2013 - 2013|
|Briefing Clerk||Texas Court of Criminal Appeals||2012 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Phi Delta Phi||Member||2013 - Present|
|Texas Aggie Bar Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Women's Law Association||Member||2012 - 2014|
|Greenwood Press||Sexually Transmitted Disease: An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment and Issues||2014|
|St. Mary's University||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||2014|
|Texas A&M University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2011|
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Tue Apr 14 2015