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Christopher Wayne Miller

Christopher Wayne Miller

Sacramento Labor Law
  • Employment Law, Appeals & Appellate
  • California
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Christopher W. Miller has been representing public safety officers, public employees and labor organizations throughout California for nearly 20 years. His practice involves labor and employment law as well as civil and administrative defense of peace officers. A former deputy district attorney, Mr. Miller is a seasoned trial lawyer with over 40 jury trials to his credit as a prosecutor and peace officer defense attorney. He is admitted to practice throughout California as well as the U.S. District Courts for California and the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Miller has represented peace officers and other public employees in dozens of civil, administrative and criminal matters statewide. He has been general counsel to some of California's largest public safety labor organizations and provides training throughout the state on legal issues affecting law enforcement and public employees. He has appeared on broadcast programs involving peace officer rights and is a frequent contributor to various print and online publications in the law enforcement and labor communities. Mr. Miller is a former deputy district attorney and was a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. While in law school, Mr. Miller served a judicial externship with the Hon. Don R. Work at the Fourth District Court of Appeal (Division One) and studied under John F. Kennedy's Labor Secretary, W. Willard Wirtz.

Practice Areas
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Additional Practice Areas
  • Labor Law
  • Wage & Hour
  • Collective Bargaining
  • General Counsel
  • Labor Union Governance
  • Non-Profit Incorporation
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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9th Circuit
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Professional Experience
Mastagni, Holstedt, Amick, Miller & Johnsen
Deputy District Attorney
Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office
Judicial Extern
Fourth District Court of Appeal (Division One) - California
US Navy
Before attending law school, I was a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, where I served as an intelligence officer in a Miramar NAS-based fighter squadron and a submarine-hunter squadron stationed in Coronado, California. I deployed throughout the Pacific region aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70).
Univ of California Santa Barbara
Undergraduate Degree
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Univ of San Diego School of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 166348
- Current
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Articles & Publications
After the Homecoming: A User's Guide to the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
California Public Employment Research (CPER) Journal Online
Standards and Training Corrections Provider
Board of State and Community Corrections
Websites & Blogs
Law Offices of Christopher W. Miller
State Coalition of Probation Organizations
Social Media
Contact & Map
Law Offices of Christopher W. Miller
8950 Cal Center Drive
Suite 108
Sacramento, CA 95826
Telephone: (916) 382-4980
Fax: (916) 368-5820