Robert J. Miller

Judicial Experience:

  • Associate Justice, Appellate Division, Second Department, Appointed (December 21, 2010) by Governor David Patterson
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Second Judicial District, Elected (November 2007)

Other Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Reed Smith, 2002 to 2007
  • Partner, Parker Duryee Rosoff & Haft, P.C., 1996 to 2001
  • Partner, Weiss, Blutrich, Falcone & Miller & Successor Firms, 1983 to 1996
  • Partner, Kriendler & Relkin, 1979 to 1993
  • Law Department - Staff Attorney, Equitable Life Assurance Company, 1974 to 1978

Education:

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1974
  • B.A., Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York, 1971

Admission to the Bar:

  • New York State (Second Judicial Department), March, 1975
  • United States District Court: Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Publications/Lectures:

  • Is Commercial Arbitration the New Litigation?, Faculty - CLE Program - Association of the Bar of the City of New York, January 2005
  • Recent Trends in Arbirtration Law, Faculty - CLE for Appellate Court Attorneys - Appellate Division 2nd Dept., June 2004
  • Recent Case Law Review in Arbitration, American Arbitration Association, September 2005 and November 2004
  • Collections and the Enforcement of Money Judgments in New York, New York State Bar Association, June 2005
  • An Arbitration Survival Guide for Commercial Disputes, American Arbitration Association, March 2005
  • Practicing Commercial Arbitration Today - 1st Class Judstice, American Arbitration Association, January 2004

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, Judicial Division, American Bar Association, 2008 - Present
  • Member, Judicial Section, New York State Bar Association, 2008 - Present
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1978 - Present
  • Committee on Litigation, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 2000 - 2000
  • Committee on Arbitration, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 2002 - 2004
  • Member, Association of Justices of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, 2008 - Present
  • Member, Brooklyn Bar Association, 2007 - Present
  • Member, Second Circuit Committee, Federal Bar Council, 2000 - 2007
  • Member, National Panel of Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association, 1995 - 2007
  • President, Lawyers' Association of the Textile and Apparel Industries, Inc., 1989 - 1991
  • Member, Board of Governors, Lawyers' Association of the Textile and Apparel Industries, Inc., 1984 - 2001
  • Member, Catholic Lawyers Guild of Kings County, 2008 - Present
  • Member, Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, 2002 - 2007
  • Legal Advisor, Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Brooklyn, Ltd. (FIAO), 1991 - 2007
  • Trustee, Oratory Church of St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church, Brooklyn, New York, 2005 - 2007
  • Vice-President, Flatbush Development Corporation, 1986 - 1991
  • Member - Board of Directors, Flatbush Development Corporation, 1984 - 1993
  • Chair - Law Committee, Flatbush Development Corporation, 1987 - 1991
  • President, Ditmas Park Association, 1983 - 1985
  • Member, Board of Directors, Ditmas Park Association, 1983 - 1986
  • Committee on Dispute Resolution, American Bar Association, 2000 - 2002