James Miller is a litigation associate dedicated to solving problems for individuals and businesses facing complex disputes. He seeks first to understand his clients’ goals and then works to find solutions and protect their rights in difficult situations.
Before joining the firm, Jim served as law clerk to the Honorable Daniel E. Ortiz of the Fairfax County Circuit Court. His clerkship experience in Virginia’s largest trial court provided Jim with insight into successful strategies for resolving contract and business torts litigation.
During law school, Jim also gained hands-on advocacy experience as a moot court board member and extern in the litigation department of an Am Law 200 firm through the Wake Forest University School of Law Litigation Clinic.
Jim serves as a pro bono attorney in the Fairfax community.
J.D., cum laude, Wake Forest University School of Law, 2015
- Executive Articles Editor, Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law
- Member, Moot Court Board
- 2015 North Carolina Advocates for Justice Most Outstanding Advocate Award
- Regional Finalist, 2014 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition, DC Regional
- Quarterfinalist, 2013 George K. Walker Moot Court Competition
- CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Trial Practice, Business Litigation, Civil Procedure II, Agency, Criminal Procedure Survey
- B.A., Government, University of Virginia, 2010
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- Recent Court Rulings Provide Guidance To Employers Using The Defend Trade Secrets Act Of 2016 To Protect Proprietary Information ( May 1, 2018 )
- Northern Virginia Pro Bono Law Center