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Daniel J. Miller


Dan Miller grew up in the Chesapeake area of Virginia. He attended Norfolk Collegiate School, graduating in 1985. In 1987, he earned his Associate's degree from Oxford College, where he majored in sociology and philosophy. Not too long after, Miller earned his Bachelor's degree in sociology and philosophy from Emory University.

From 1989 through 1995, Miller was the drummer in an Atlanta-based band, which went on tour throughout the southeast. Shortly after, Miller began his career at Michael I. Ashe, P.C., where he focused on criminal law and traffic violations.

In 2001, Miller began his own firm and now practice law in all Virginia courts, both federal and state. Due to his ceaseless efforts and passion to represent clients, he has been selected for inclusion into several professional legal organizations, including the Top 100 Trial Lawyers for Criminal Defense Lawyers in 2015. Miller also expanded his repertoire of practice to include family law cases stemming from Virginia domestic relations laws, such as divorce, child custody and support, domestic violence, and paternity cases.

Practice Areas


  • Oxford College
    Associate of Arts - 1987
  • Emory University, Atlanta
    Bachelor of Arts - 1989
    Major: Philosophy
    Major: Sociology
  • Western Michigan Law School

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1999
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • Virginia Beach Bar Association
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Norfolk/Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Chesapeake Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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2022 Top Attorney Award Winner

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Martindale Hubbell Client Champion Silver 2023

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