Dana B. Miles

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Cumming, GA

Miles Hansford & Tallant, LLC
 | 202 Tribble Gap Rd, Suite 200
Cumming, GA 30040
Phone: 770-744-1111
Fax: 770-781-9191
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Government Relations (20%),
  • Government Contracts (20%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Dana B. Miles is a founding partner of Miles Hansford & Tallant, LLC, located in Cumming, Georgia. Representing clients throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area, his practice of law is divided between civil litigation with an emphasis on business disputes, and government relations matters such as zoning and land use.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Miles received his Bachelor of Arts in economics from Emory University in Atlanta in 1977. He then went on to attend the University of Georgia School of Law, and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1980. Admitted to practice in Georgia, Mr. Miles is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Districts Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Mr. Miles currently serves as the city attorney for both Dawsonville and Cumming, Georgia. His government relations and corporate business practice also has a focus in real estate and zoning law issues. He previously served as the chairman of the Forsyth County Zoning Board of Appeals and has a keen understanding of zoning ordinances, variances and other related issues.

Dedicated to furthering the legal profession, Mr. Miles has played active roles in several professional organizations throughout his career. A member of the State Bar of Georgia, he has also previously served as the president of its Young Lawyers Division. Mr. Miles is also a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. Active in his community as well, he is the former president of the Rotary Club of Forsyth County and helped to found Leadership Forsyth. Mr. Miles is also a former chairman of the board of the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (30%)

General Litigation (20%)

Government Relations (20%)

Government Contracts (20%)

Real Estate (10%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2019 - 2020

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About Dana Miles

Admitted: 1980, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.mhtlegal.com/About/Dana-B-Miles.shtml

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chairman, Forsyth County Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Executive Committee Treasurer, Georgia Bar Association
  • Member, Disciplinary Review Panel and the Disciplinary Investigative Panel, Georgia Bar Association
  • Member, Founding Class of Leadership Forsyth
  • Circuit Vice-President, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past President, Forsyth County Bar Association
  • Chair of the Professionalism Committee, Georgia Bar Association
  • Chairman, Board of the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce
  • Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism
  • Past President, Blue Ridge Bar Association
  • President of the Young Lawyers Section, Georgia Bar Association
  • Board of Trustees, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Georgia Bar Association
  • Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Past President, Forsyth County Rotary Club

Educational Background:

  • Emory University, Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 1977
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Office Location for Dana B. Miles

202 Tribble Gap Rd
Suite 200
Cumming, GA 30040

Phone: 770-744-1111

Fax: 770-781-9191

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Last Updated: 3/22/2019

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