Howard B. Miller, Esq.

Mediator & Arbitrator


  • B.A. Pepperdine University, 1957
  • J.D. University of Chicago Law School, 1960

Professional Experience

  • Editor-in-Chief, University of Chicago Law Review, 1959-60, Order of the Coif
  • Law Clerk to Justice Roger J. Traynor, Supreme Court of California, 1960-61
  • Private Practice, Los Angeles, 1961-65 with emphasis on corporate, securities, and commercial litigation
  • Professor of Law, University of Southern California Law Center, (1969-77)
  • Associate Professor (1965-69) Associate Dean (1967-68) Taught Civil Procedure, Contracts, Real Property, International Law, Communications Law California Bar Review Course, Lecturer (1967-87) Taught Real Property, Contracts, Wills, Trusts Broadcasting System, 1969-74 Member (1976-79) and President (1977-79) Los Angeles City Board of Education
  • Editor, Los Angeles Daily Journal, 1979-81
  • Law Firm of Howard B. Miller, 1981-1996 (emphasis on commercial, corporate, real estate and intellectual property matters and litigation; also frequent teacher and lecturer on law subjects)

A.D.R. Experience

  • Serves as mediator, neutral arbitrator, and party appointed arbitrator

  • Areas of Real Property; Complex Commercial Litigation; Intellectual Property, including patents, licensing, copyright, trademarks and trade secrets; health; and environmental

  • Certified as completing the basic and advanced mediator training courses by Dispute Resolution Services, Inc. of the Los Angeles, County Bar Association

  • Member, Association of Attorney - Mediators, and Certified as completing the AAM Mediation Course

  • Instructor and Team Leader, Emory University Law School NITA Trial Techniques Program, Atlanta, Georgia • American Bar Association Member, Sections of Litigation, Dispute Resolution, Business Law, Real Property and Probate, Intellectual Property

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Member, Sections of Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  • State Bar of California Member, Sections of Litigation, Business Law and International Law

  • Moderator, Family Law Institute, USC Law Center (1992-96)

  • Co-Founder, Financial Services Institute, USC Law Center (1993)