Brett A. Miller joined Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP in 2021 as Of Counsel and is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. He primarily represents clients in the areas of complex business litigation and family law matters, including dissolution, divorce, and post-decree issues.

For over 20 years, Brett has gained extensive experience as a trial attorney throughout many of Ohio’s 88 counties and U.S. federal district courts. In addition to his primary areas, Brett has experience in catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death cases. Early in his career, he represented architects, engineers, contractors, property owners, manufacturers, and suppliers in construction, real estate, and product liability litigation. 

Brett is licensed to practice law in Ohio and the United States District Courts for Ohio’s Northern and Southern Districts. 


Brett received his undergraduate degree (B.A.) from Bowling Green State University in 1997. He received his law degree (J.D.) from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2001. While attending law school, he served as a Senator on the Student Bar Association, Dean of the local chapter and Student Member of the Supreme Senate of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, and as a Mock Trial team member.  

Professional Associations & Memberships

Brett has been an active member of various professional and community-based organizations throughout his career. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and its litigation section. Brett has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and as a Member of the Bylaws, Ambassador, and Benefits committees of the Pickerington Area Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he has served as Chairman of the Board for the Violet Township Port Authority and as a member of various community-based advisory groups for the Pickerington Local School District.    

Personal Interests

Brett lives in Pickerington with his wife, Kelly, and two sons, AJ and Ryan. He enjoyed coaching his sons and many other Pickerington youth in football and travel basketball for ten years. Now that his sons are getting older, he enjoys watching them play high school sports. Brett also enjoys spending time with his extended family and friends and being involved throughout the Pickerington community with various school, athletics, church, and business organizations. 

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