Steven Miller

Miller, Montiel & Strano, PC
600 Old Country Rd Rm 241
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 484-4010
www.mmspersonalinjurylawyers.com


Steven Miller, Esq. is the founding member and Senior Partner in Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C. Mr. Miller's extensive career as a trial attorney spans five decades. He tries cases for the catastrophically injured victims of medical malpractice, construction site, motor vehicle and premises accidents caused by the negligence of others. Mr. Miller is a detail oriented, tenacious attorney committed to achieving the maximum results for his clients; he has obtained numerous seven figure verdicts and settlements. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Mr. Miller at a young age found his calling in law to redress the wrongs inflicted on those in need. Working to put himself through school, Mr. Miller earned his law degree from St. John's University, School of Law in Queens, NY, graduating cum laude and Dean's List. He continues his association with the School of Law by lecturing other professionals in the art of conducting trials in continuing legal education forums. In addition to lecturing at St. John's, Mr. Miller has lectured for the Queens County Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association and others. Mr. Miller has been recognized for excellence in practice by "Super Lawyers" an Honor bestowed upon only 5% of attorneys in the New York Metropolitan Area. He enjoys an "AV Preeminent" rating, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards, from Lexis/Nexis, Martindale-Hubbell a national peer review rating company. He is an elected member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a national organization of seasoned trial lawyers dedicated to the preservation of the civil jury trial. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum as well as the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 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 holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Queens College where he was a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the Economics Honor Society.

Mr. Miller is also involved in volunteer community services. He provided pro bono services in establishing a Memorial Fund for the widows and children of deceased fire fighters from Engine 54, Ladder 4 of the F.D.N.Y. lost in the attack on the World Trade Center. He provided pro bono services to the families of the victims of the 9/11 tragedy through Trial Lawyers Care. He has sat on the Board of Directors of a safe house for women, providing guidance to many. He also sits as a trustee on the board of his local civic association. Mr. Miller resides in Nassau County with his wife and two children.

Areas of Practice

70% Personal Injury
30% Medical Malpractice

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2013
New York, 1979
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1979
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1979

Education

St. John's University School of Law, Queens, New York
J.D. cum laude - 1978
Honors: Dean's List
Queens College, Queens, New York
B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1975
Honors: Member of Omicron Delta Epsilon
Honors: Economics Honor Society
Major: Economics

Classes/Seminars

Appearing Before the Court in Queens County: Views from the Bench and Bar, Queens County Bar Association
Prosecution of a No Fault Automobile Accident Case, Suffolk County Bar Association
Personal Injury/Trial Practice for Lawyers CLE, St. John's University School of Law
Preparation and Trial of Personal Injury Cases, St. John's University School of Law, 1998 - Present
Trying a Sidewalk Case; Nuts & Bolts of Auto Cases, Queens County Bar Association, 2000 - Present
Litigating a Medical Malpractice Case, Nassau County Bar Association, 2017
The Effective Presentation of Soft Tissue Cases, Suffolk County Bar Association, 2000

Honors and Awards

"Super Lawyers" Top 5% Attorney in the New York Metropolitan Area, 2011 - 2018
"AV Preeminent" the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards., 2000 - 2018
"Superb" 10/10 Rated by AVVO
Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Lawyers - The National Trial Lawyers, 2017 - 2018
The Top Attorneys of North America - The Who's Who Directories, 2018 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Board of Trial Advocates, Associate
Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
American Association for Justice, Member
New York State Bar Association, Member
Nassau County Bar Association, Member
Queens County Bar Association, Member, Vice Chair Judicial Relations Committee
Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

Memorial Fund for the widows and children of deceased fire fighters from Engine 54, Ladder 4 of the F.D.N.Y.
Trial Lawyers Care
Board of Directors, Safe house for women
Attorney FDNY Engine 54 Ladder 4 Battalion 9 - 9/11 Fund, 2001 - 2004

Languages

English (Primary)

Fraternities/Sororities

Omicron Delta Epsilon