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Robert Irving Miller Jr

Robert Irving Miller Jr

Founding partner of Sholes and Miller, PLLC, Attorneys and Counselors at Law.
  • Personal Injury
  • Connecticut, New York
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Since 1994, Robert Irving Miller has successfully represented businesses, health care professionals and individuals in litigation, at trials and in appeals. His primary focus is medical malpractice defense, health law and all matters related to the administration of health care facilities. Mr. Miller’s experience in both the fields of law and health care has made him an ideal advocate for hospitals, nursing homes, physicians and other health professionals. Mr. Miller is licensed to practice law in both New York and Connecticut as well as in federal courts in the Northern and Southern Districts of New York.

Mr. Miller graduated from Pace University School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the Pace Law Review. He had previously earned undergraduate degrees in nursing and health services administration, as well as a Master of Science degree in Management Science. His early health care career included substantial experience as a registered nurse in emergency rooms and critical care. He later worked as the assistant administrator at Little Falls Hospital in Little Falls, New York, and as the Chief Operating Officer of the Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Hospital in Cold Spring, New York. He is also a former licensed nursing home administrator.

Mr. Miller frequently lectures and provides consultations on legal and health-related subjects and has taught as an adjunct faculty member at the New School for Social Research, Marist College, and Dutchess Community College. Mr. Miller has taught subjects such as community health and legal aspects of health services administration, civil litigation and human resources and administration.

Mr. Miller currently serves on the boards of The Brookmeade Community and The Baptist Home and has been elected as a trustee of the East Fishkill Public Library District. He is a former member of the Dutchess County Board of Health. He has been the president and board chair of Abilities First, Inc.

Practice Area
    Personal Injury
    Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Health Law Litigation
  • Professional Discipline
  • Guardianships and Mental Health
  • Health Care Directives
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates
Video Conferencing
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultation for Personal Injury matters
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    The firm of Sholes & Miller, PLLC accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover and LawPay.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
ID Number: 409386
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 2582559
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State University of New York - Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome
B. P. S. (1993)
Honors: magna cum laude
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Elisabeth Haub School of Law - Pace University
J.D. (1993) | Law
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Orange County Community College
A.A.S. (1977) | Nursing
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2021 NY Trustee of the Year
LeadingAge NY
Mr. Miller received this honor for his dedication and service as treasurer and member of the board of trustees of the Community at Brookmeade, a not-for-profit senior living retirement community located in Rhinebeck, NY. LeadingAge NY is an association of 6,500 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. They advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.
Gartland Award for Community Service
Dutchess County Bar Association
Robert Miller received the Gartland Award during the annual Law Day Luncheon on May 19, 2022. Mr. Miller’s extensive experience in the fields of health care, business and law makes him a valuable asset. Mr. Miller holds the distinction of being a nurse-attorney, as he is both a registered nurse and a practicing attorney. His volunteerism includes building homes and feeding people – to serving as board president for a non-profit that benefits people with developmental disabilities.
Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys
AM Best
Sholes & Miller has qualified for a profile in Best’s Insurance Professional Resources. Sholes & Miller’s profile as a Qualified Member in Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys shows that they are client-recommended and verified by AM Best, with a history of client satisfaction and a proven track record in the insurance and claims industry. AM Best is a global credit rating agency headquartered in New Jersey, specializing in the insurance industry.
Professional Associations
Dutchess County Bar Association
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New York State Medical Defense Bar Association
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American Health Lawyers Association
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American Association of Nurse Attorneys
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New York State Bar  # 2582559
- Current
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Sholes & Miller PLLC Attorneys and Counselors at Law
300 Westage Business Center Drive
Suite 225
Fishkill, NY 12524
Telephone: (845) 447-8000
Fax: (845) 454-5971
Monday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
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