Steven Miller

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Garden City, NY

Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C.
 | 600 Old Country Road, Suite 241
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-484-4010
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%)
Attorney Profile

As a senior partner at Miller, Montiel & Strano, P.C., Steven Miller provides dedicated legal representation to clients on Long Island and in Garden City, New York, as well as throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties. He focuses his practice on personal injury law, generally handling cases that involve motor vehicle, construction site and premises liability accidents, as well as medical malpractice issues.

In 1975, Mr. Miller earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Queens College, The City University of New York. He then went on to graduate cum laude with a Juris Doctor from St. John's University School of Law.

With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Miller understands the challenges that people can face when they suffer catastrophic injuries due to the negligence of others. For that reason, he has dedicated his career to redressing such wrongs and helping his clients obtain the compensation they are legally entitled to.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Miller has helped attain maximum results for his clients, including a number of multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts. Mr. Miller's commitment to high legal standards and ethics has garnered him the respect of his clients and peers alike. He has received the highest possible rating, AV Preeminent,* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Staying active in the legal community is a priority for Mr. Miller. His memberships include the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, the New York State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Miller also regularly volunteers his legal services, providing pro bono representation to organizations and individuals. He helped to establish a memorial fund for the families of the New York City Fire Department firefighters from Engine 54, Ladder 4, who died in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2016

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About Steven Miller

Admitted 1979, New York

Professional Webpage: http://mmspersonalinjurylawyers.com/attorneys.php

Honors and Awards:

  • Recognized for excellence in practice by "Super Lawyers" an Honor bestowed upon only 5% of attorneys in the New York Metropolitan Area
  • Awarded the rating of AV Preeminent, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards, by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell; Elected member of American Board of Trial Advocates

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Vice chair, Judicial Relations Committee, Queens County Bar Association, 2011
  • American Association of Justice, member, 1982
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, member, 1980
  • Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Queens County Bar Association, Member
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Elected Member, American Board of Trial Advocate

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Attorney for Engine 54 Ladder 4 Battalion 9, FDNY establishing Memorial Fund to collect and disburse funds to the families of firefighters lost in the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. Member, Trial Lawyers Care, representing the families of those lost in the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lectured for the Queens County Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Lecturer, St. Johns University School of Law, continuing legal education program.

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $1,500,000.00 settlement following jury verdict on liability for victim of motor vehicle incident resulting in fractured jaw and nerve injury to left shoulder and arm
  • $1,975,000.00 settlement during trial for victim of medical malpractice resulting in stroke
  • $2,250,00.00 verdict for victim of deck collapse causing her back injury necessitating surgery
  • $2,867,808.00 verdict for victim of defective construction equipment resulting in fractures of right ankle
  • $4,500,000.00 settlement for family of 70 year old victim of medical malpractice resulting in her death
  • $6,000,000.00 settlement for victim of motor vehicle incident who sustained below knee amputation of left leg

Educational Background:

  • Queens College of the City University of New York; BA, Economics; Member, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Honor Society in Economics, 1975

Industry Groups

  • AMERICAN BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCATES
  • AV Rated Martindale Hubbell-LexisNexis
  • Office Location for Steven Miller

    600 Old Country Road
    Suite 241
    Garden City, NY 11530

    Phone: 516-484-4010

     

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