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David D. Miller

David D. Miller

Miller & James, LLP
  • Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Appeals & Appellate...
  • California
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Mr. Miller completed his undergraduate education at the University of California in 1968. Upon graduation, he served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps, serving in the Republic of Vietnam in 1969. Mr. Miller spent 27 years in the Marine Corps Reserve, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. After leaving active duty in the Marines, Mr. Miller attended the University of San Diego School of Law, graduating in 1974. Upon graduating law school, Mr. Miller worked as a criminal defense attorney for several years before starting his own civil litigation practice in 1982.

Mr. Miller has over 35 years of experience practicing law, primarily representing plaintiffs in the areas of civil litigation and medical malpractice. He is a board-certified civil trial specialist and has served as a faculty instructor for the National Board of Trial Advocacy, an organization which is accredited by the State Bar of California. In addition, since 2008, he has been awarded a rating of AV Preeminent by Lexis-Nexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, which signifies that Mr. Miller is nationally ranked as possessing the highest possible rating for legal skills and ethical standards. Since 2008, Super Lawyers has also recognized Mr. Miller in their annual publication of top attorneys in San Diego in the area of medical malpractice.

Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Negligence
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Hospital Errors
  • Birth Injuries
  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Plastic Surgery Malpractice
  • Phalloplasty Malpractice
  • Optometry Malpractice
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
- Current
Managing Partner
Miller, King & James
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Managing Partner
David D. Miller & Associates
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Managing Partner
Miller, Lima & Olmstead
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Managing Partner
Miller & Dilman
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Associate
Hetter, Glick & Haviland
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Lieutenant Colonel
United States Marine Corps
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Ranger Qualified
United States Marine Corps
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Education
University of San Diego School of Law
J.D. (1975) | Law
University of California - Santa Barbara
B.A. (1968)
Awards
Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in San Diego, CA
Super Lawyers
Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in San Diego, CA
Super Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
The National Trial Lawyers
Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers: Top 25
The National Trial Lawyers
AV Preeminent™ Rating
Martindale-Hubbell®
AV Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5.0 Rating
Martindale-Hubbell®
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
The Best Lawyers in America
Best Law Firms
The U.S. News - Best Lawyers
Top 25 Medical Malpractice Lawyers
The Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers Association
Top 100
National Trial Lawyers
Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in San Diego, CA
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent™ Rating
Martindale-Hubbell®
Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in San Diego, CA
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent™ Rating
Martindale-Hubbell®
AV Preeminent™ Rating
Martindale-Hubbell®
AV Preeminent™ Rating
Martindale-Hubbell®
AV Preeminent™ Rating
Martindale-Hubbell®
Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in San Diego, CA
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent™ Rating
Martindale-Hubbell®
Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in San Diego, CA
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent™ Rating
Martindale-Hubbell®
Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in San Diego, CA
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent™ Rating
Martindale-Hubbell®
AV Preeminent™ Rating
Martindale-Hubbell®
Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in San Diego, CA
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent™ Rating
Martindale-Hubbell®
Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in San Diego, CA
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent™ Rating
Martindale-Hubbell®
Civil Trial Specialist
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Professional Associations
Litigation Counsel of America
Senior Fellow
- Current
Litigation Counsel of America
Fellow
- Current
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Civil Trial Specialist
- Current
State Bar of California # 66863
Member
- Current
Certifications
Civil Trial Advocacy
National Board of Trial Advocacy
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Website
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Miller & James, LLP Website
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Contact & Map
Miller & James, LLP
2550 Fifth Ave
#710
San Diego, CA 92103
USA
Telephone: (619) 685-0077
Fax: (619) 685-0011