Hon. Jeffrey T. Miller See Rating Details
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Average Rating:8.0 - 7 rating(s)
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*Temperament:   (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Scholarship:   (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Industriousness:   (1=Not at all industrious,10=Highly industrious)
*Ability to Handle Complex Litigation:    (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Punctuality:    (1=Chronic`y Late,10=Always on Time)
*Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation:    (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
*Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation:   (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Flexibility In Scheduling   (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Pre-Trial:   (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Civil Settlement Discussions:   (1=Least Involved,10=Most Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Trial:    (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Sentencing:    (1=Most Lenient,10=Most Harsh)
Typical Discount Off Guidelines for Cooperators:    (1=10%,10=100%)
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What others have said about Hon. Jeffrey T. Miller



Comment #: 24946
Judge Miller is very fair, knowledgeable, and always displays an excellent demeanor.


Comment #: 22687
This judge is extremely fair and conscientious and works very hard to achieve the right result.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 18380
Generally, the limits are in the total amonut of time that the case gets delayed before trial, not how many individual delays there are.The speedy trial clause of the 6th Amendment prohibits a trial from being delayed too long after indictment/arraignment, without the consent of the accused. The threshold is 8 months, after which any further delays are presumed to be prejudicial to the defendant.But both sides can keep requesting continuances, and the judge can keep granting them. It's only when the trial has been delayed for 8 months or longer, after the defedant starts complaining, that the court must take action. Before that, it's based on mutual consent.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 6429
An exceptional judge. Wrote an opinion that demonstrated that he took the time to understand the issues and the law. We could not have hoped for a better judge. Another example of why the Southern District is the district other districts, especially the Central District, should try to emulate. Furthermore, he was exceptionally fair to all sides. If you are in front of him, you are lucky - plaintiff or defendant.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 5608
Smart and fair. Has a strong sense of equity and fair play. One of the best judges in the Southern District.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 2572
He makes every effort to be even handed. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. But he is very intellectual, and you will always get a chance to make your record.