October 14, 2021
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Attorney Stuart Miller has been appointed as chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) Griffin Bell Award for the Courageous Advocacy Committee. Miller and other committee members will receive and investigate recommendations and information relative to outstanding courage demonstrated by trial lawyers in unpopular or difficult cases, and recommend an award where appropriate.
Miller is a distinguished trial lawyer with extensive experience defending catastrophic injury suits, professional liability claims and suits for wrongful death. His practice focuses on complex high-stakes commercial litigation, defense of class actions and catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death defense. In addition, he has an established practice in areas involving insurance coverage matters and bad faith claims. Miller’s clients represent a wide spectrum of business and industries, from Fortune 100 companies to privately owned businesses, for which he has tried numerous cases involving professional liability, product liability, transportation and premises liability claims. He offers effective risk management and preemptive legal analysis for clients to help manage their risk and outcomes, and he places a high premium on the use of technology within his daily and trial practice to efficiently manage client matters.
Miller served as a faculty member of the International Association of Defense Council's (IADC) 2014 Trial Academy at Stanford Law School. He is a frequent speaker and author on issues such as trial advocacy, defense strategies in catastrophic injury cases, product liability and civil procedure. For more than 30 years, Miller has been recognized by numerous organizations and companies for his accomplishments in the courtroom including being selected as a fellow of the ACTL.
About American College of Trial Lawyers
The American College of Trial Lawyers is an invitation-only fellowship of exceptional trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds from the United States and Canada. The College thoroughly investigates each nominee for admission and selects only those who have demonstrated the very highest standards of trial advocacy, ethical conduct, integrity, professionalism and collegiality. The College maintains and seeks to improve the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics and the administration of justice through education and public statements on important legal issues relating to its mission. The College strongly supports the independence of the judiciary, trial by jury, respect for the rule of law, access to justice and fair and just representation of all parties to legal proceedings.
About Mitchell Williams
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit MitchellWilliamsLaw.com.