Bradford F. Miller
Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Portland, OR
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2013, 2015 - 2017
Professional Experience: Brad began working for Stahancyk, Kent & Hook as a law clerk. While in law school, Brad also worked for a law firm specializing in taxation, estate planning and business transactions, and clerked for the Honorable Dennis Hubel, a federal magistrate judge in Portland. Realizing that his passion lay in family law, Brad returned to Stahancyk, Kent & Hook and continued to work part-time during the school year, through his bar passage. Having learned the value of good planning, Brad has made the drafting and negotiation of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements a focus of his practice, and has authored several newsletter articles on the subjects. Brad is a zealous advocate who believes that creative solutions, not cookie-cutter approaches, are the key to efficient and mutually-beneficial resolutions. In March 2012, Brad was elected as a Shareholder of the firm. Brad travels statewide to accommodate client needs.
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Education: Brad received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Colorado College as a double-major in English and Religion. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oregon School of Law.
Professional Activities: Brad is a native Portlander, and before law school he volunteered at the Portland office of the Federal Public Defender. He was a collegiate tennis player, and during college he coached junior tennis players at the Nike Tennis Camp in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In law school, Brad worked as a tutor to first-year law students learning Contract Law. He was also a Senior Editor of the Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation. He has previously served on the board of the Multnomah County Bar, Young Lawyers Section Pro Bono Committee. He presently serves on the Clackamas County Local Family Law Advisory Committee.
Interests: In addition to tennis, Brad is an avid sportsman who enjoys golf and fly-fishing. His formative years were spent dry-fly fishing the Deschutes River, and he tries to return as often as possible. When not spending time with their two young children, he and his wife enjoy traveling, wine and testing the limits of their expertise in the kitchen.
About Bradford F. Miller
First Admitted: 2007, Oregon
Professional Webpage: http://www.stahancyk.com/personnel/attorneys/bradford-f-mill...
Pro bono/Community Service
- Volunteer for Pro Bono Representation of Children in Family Law
- Multnomah County Young Lawyers Section Pro Bono Committee - Member, 2008
- Clackamas County Local Advisory Committee
- Regardless of your attorney's hourly rate, you deserve more than just extraordinary legal services., It's All About You, Family Law
- Up and Coming Lawyers, Daily Journal of Commerce, 2012
- Wednesday November 19th SK&H hosted Part Two of a a four part series – Paths to Family Law Careers: Government. Shareholder Bradford Miller hosted the event for SK&H and topics included: Why choose government law? How does it intersect with family law? Why is it crucial in our communities? Family dynamics in public and government and 5 practical skill tips for lawyers. The panel looked at government jobs associated with family law, prosecution of domestic violence, juvenile law and the intersection of family law and criminal law. The series is organized by the National Council of Juvenile and Family court Judges, Lewis and Clark Law School, Judge Katherine Tennyson of Multnomah County Circuit Court, and the Family Law Society., Speaker, Paths to Family Law Careers, 2015
- On October 17, 2014, SK&H Shareholder Brad Miller was a speaker and presenter at the 2014 Oregon State Bar Annual Family Law Conference, a 2-day Continuing Legal Education conference and retreat at the Salishan resort on the Central Oregon coast. Brad’s presentation highlighted the laws available to protect children from being uprooted or having their routines disturbed when a divorce or other family law case is filed. The presentation also examined how these laws are sometimes misused or applied inconsistently. While not a substitute for the real thing, a copy of Brad’s powerpoint materials is available here. Following the presentation at Salishan, Brad has had several great conversations with practitioners across the state about improving local practice and correctly and uniformly applying these laws in a way that is child focused but prevents parents from taking advantage of the the system to inappropriately gain an upper hand., Presenter, Annual Family Law Conference, Oregon State Bar, 2014
- Presented a Continuing Legal Education seminar on effective use, in a trial setting, of a Statement of Assets and Liabilities, including help with how to make lawyers a more persuasive and effective advocate., Speaker, Family Law and the Rule 8.010 Statement of Assets & Liabilities, Oregon State Bar - CLE, 2015
Last Updated: 5/15/2022