Matthew E. Miller-Novak

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Cincinnati, OH

Godbey Law LLC
 | 708 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-241-6650
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Civil Rights (20%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Matthew E. Miller-Novak is an attorney with Godbey Law, which has its main law office in Cincinnati, Ohio, and several satellite offices located across the greater Cincinnati metro area and northern Kentucky. A highly accomplished and talented attorney, Mr. Miller-Novak provides exceptional representation and support to a diverse range of clients across his region who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    • Civil litigation
    • Labor and employment law, including employment discrimination
    • Business planning and litigation
    • Estate planning and probate

    A native of Youngstown, Ohio, and a graduate of Youngstown State University, Mr. Miller-Novak relocated to Cincinnati to pursue his art career. He earned his Master of Fine Arts from the University of Cincinnati in 2005 and spent years exhibiting his art and teaching art courses at Northern Kentucky University. In the interest of fulfilling his passion for helping others, Mr. Miller-Novak decided to enter the legal profession, and he attended Northern Kentucky University's Salmon P. Chase College of Law.

    Highly successful in law school, he published several articles with the Capital University Law Review and the McGeorge Law Review. He also served as vice president of the Chase Law + Informatics Society. A Chase Scholar, he earned several awards for his exceptional academic achievements and contributions, including the Bratton-Wirthlin Trial Advocacy Award.

    Mr. Miller-Novak was also the winner of the Toastmasters International Local Chapter Speech Contest and recipient of the Chase Public Interest Fellowship. He obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2013 as a member of the Order of Scribes and graduated with the top 15% of his class. Along with practicing before all Ohio state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

    Active in his legal community, Mr. Miller-Novak is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cincinnati Bar Association. He also serves on the North College Hill Senior Center's board of trustees.

    Practice Areas
    • 30%Civil Litigation
    • 20%Civil Rights
    • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 10%Business Litigation
    • 10%Employment & Labor
    • 10%Employment Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Employment Discrimination


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

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    About Matthew Miller-Novak

    Admitted: 2013, Ohio

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    • Cum Laude, 2013
    • Admitted to Order of the Scribes
    • Chase School of Law Bratton-Wirthlin Trial Advocacy Award, 2013

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Ohio Bar Association
    • North College Hill Senior Center, Board of Trustees
    • Member, Cincinnati Bar Association
    • Ohio
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
    • Matt Miller-Novak serves with the Cincinnati Bar Association's Lawyers for the Artist. 

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Matt Miller-Novak volunteers for Prokids representing abused children in dependency cases.

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Panelist, Basic Contracts Issues for Artists, Manifest Drawing Studio
    • Lecturer, Employment Issues, Whittier Law School in California
    • Co-Author: Richard A. Bales & Matthew Miller-Novak, A Minor Problem with Arbitration: A Proposal for Arbitration Agreements Contained in Employment Contracts of Minors, 44 MCGEORGE L. REV. 239, 2013
    • Panelist, Whittier Law School Symposium, Costa Mesa, CA, Employment Law, Bargaining Power, and the Gap, November 7, 2014
    • Co-Author, Matthew Miller-Novak & Richard A. Bales, A Proposal for Enforcing Minors’ Employment Contracts, Whittier Law Review, forthcoming, 2015
    • Matt Miller-Novak has co-authored another article in the process of publication with Whittier Law School's Law Review. This article addresses minors' employment contracts
    • Panelist, Whittier Law School, Matt Miller-Novak spoke at an employment symposium that Whittier Law School hosted in Costa Mesa, CA, 2014

    Educational Background:

    • University of Cincinnati, M.F.A. in Painting and Drawing
    • Youngstown State University, B.F.A.
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    Office Location for Matthew E. Miller-Novak

    708 Walnut Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202

    Phone: 513-241-6650

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    Last Updated: 10/3/2019

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