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Brett F. Miller

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Longview, TX

Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC
1507 Bill Owens Parkway
Longview, TX 75604
Phone: 903-757-6400
Fax: 903-757-2323
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012, 2020 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Family Law, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Real Estate: Consumer
Attorney Profile

Brett F. Miller enjoys a diverse litigation practice with an emphasis on family law, employment disputes, and business litigation.  Mr. Miller leads Ward, Smith & Hill’s family law practice, including representing clients in divorce proceedings involving complex property issues and child custody disputes.  He routinely represents plaintiffs and defendants in employment lawsuits involving covenants not-to-compete and misappropriation of trade secrets, and he has defended employers accused of employment discrimination.  Mr. Miller also handles an array of business litigation, including ownership disputes, franchise relations, and breach of contract and fraud claims.  He also has significant experience representing clients in lawsuits over real estate, personal injuries, and oil and gas matters.   

Mr. Miller joined Ward, Smith & Hill in 2014 after practicing civil litigation in Fort Worth for six years, where he was mentored by two of Fort Worth’s most distinguished trial lawyers.  In 2011, 2012 and 2020, Mr. Miller was named to the Texas Rising Stars list of the state’s top young lawyers, featured in Texas Monthly magazine. A companion to the annual Texas Super Lawyers list, Texas Rising Stars includes no more than 2.5 percent of eligible Texas attorneys.

Mr. Miller is licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas and all Texas state courts.

Mr. Miller was born and raised in Longview, Texas. He earned his business degree, magna cum laude, from Texas Christian University before receiving his law degree, cum laude, from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law.

About Brett F. Miller

First Admitted: 2008, Texas

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Honorable T. John Ward American Inn of Court
  • Member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Member of the State Bar of Texas

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Past President of the People’s Law School Committee, Tarrant County Bar Association
  • East Texas CASA – Former Board Member, Treasurer

Educational Background

  • Mr. Miller earned his J.D., cum laude, in 2008 from the Southern Methodist University's Dedman School of Law in Dallas. He also earned a B.B.A. in Marketing and Finance at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, where he graduated magna cum laude in 2004., 2008


  • Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters, 2011, 2012, and 2020, 2020
  • In addition to being selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, Mr. Miller also has been recognized as a Top Attorney by Fort Worth, Texas magazine.
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Office Location for Brett F. Miller

1507 Bill Owens Parkway
Longview, TX 75604

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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