John Miller focuses his practice exclusively in civil litigation and has extensive experience representing businesses, government entities, individuals, and insurance carriers at the trial and appellate levels, as well as in arbitration proceedings. He has represented clients successfully in numerous jury trials at both the state and federal level, regularly defends municipal and government clients at the trial and appellate levels, and handles matters of substance ranging from business and employment disputes to personal injury. John also has a growing OSHA practice, where he represents employers facing OSHA inspections or investigations, and defends employers who have been cited by OSHA. To further his knowledge in this growing practice, John earned the OSHA 10-Hour card in construction safety and health.
John holds the highest (AV-Preeminent) rating by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized seven times by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine as a “Rising Star” in the field of civil litigation defense. In 2012, John received the James A. Dixon Young Lawyer of the Year Award, given annually to a young lawyer who exceeds the standards of excellence, dedication and commitment to the Florida Defense Lawyers Association and its goals.
John is an accomplished public speaker, and he regularly speaks to public and private groups on matters involving litigation, particularly on the use of social media and technology in litigation. He is admitted to practice in all Florida State courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
John is committed to serving the community and the bar. In service to the bar, he is the Treasurer of the Lee County Bar Association, a past Governor for The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors, and a past Director on the Florida Defense Lawyers Association Board of Directors. In service to the community, he is a current member of the Fort Myers YMCA Advisory Board, a member of the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools Board of Directors, and a past Chair of the Child Care of Southwest Florida Board of Directors.
A native of Florida, John is originally from Pine Island. He currently lives in North Fort Myers with his wife Kayla, daughters Harper and Olive, son Jack, and dog Addy. When he is not working, John enjoys running, camping, and competing in triathlons.