HERBERT J. MILLER, JR.
January 11, 1924, Minneapolis, Minnesota
University of Minnesota, 1941-1943
(withdrew to enter military service)
B.A., C?orge Washington University, 1948
LL.B., George Washington University, 1949
Editorial Staff, George Washington Law Review
U.S. Army in 1943, served in New Guinea, Philippines and Japan.
Discharged with the rank of Captain, 1946.
Began practice of law as ?iate of Kirkland, Fleming, Green,
Martin & Ellis (now Kirkland & Ellis) and became a partner in 1958.
Appointed by President Kennedy to be Assistant Attorney General,
Criminal Division, of the Department of Justice, confirmed by the Senate
in February 1961. Responsible for and supervision of the enforcement of
all Federal criminal laws with the principal exception of antitrust and
In April 1965, founded Miller, ?idy, Larroca & Lewin, Washington,
In July 1965, appointed by President Johnson to be Chairman of the
President’s Commission on Crime for the District of Columbia.
Chairman of the Criminal Law and Procedures Committee of the Bar
Association for the District of Columbia, Director 1967; Vice President
President of the Bar ?iation of the District of Columbia 1970-1971.
Chairman, Judicial Selection Committee for the Bar Association of the
District of Columbia 1972-73.
Chairman of the Panel on Control and Enforcement, White House
Conference on Narcotics, September 27-28, 1962. Liaison representative
during 1963 for the Department of Justice on The President’s Advisory
CommNlion on Narcotic and Drug Abuse.
Acting Chief Delegate at the Third Inte?-American Convention of
Attorneys General, Mexico City, July 12-21, 1963.
Chief Delegate at the Third Meeting of Ministers of Government of
Interior and Security of the Central American Countries, Panama and
the United States, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, September 1-3, 1964.
Chairman of panel at the National Conference on Bail and Criminal
Justice, Washington, D.C., May 27-28, 1964.
Chief Delegate of the Fourth Meeting of Ministers of Government of
Interior and Security of the Central American Countries, Guatemala
City, Guatemala, January ?30, 1965.
Adjunct Professor, Geoirgetown University Law Center, 1975.
Recipient of the Bar Association for the District of Columbia’s 1994
“Lawyer of the Y ear11 Award.
Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules for the Committee on Rules of
Practice and Procedure of the Judicial Conference of the United States,
1983 to 1989.
Committee on Grievances for the United States District Court for the
District of Columbia, 1983 to March 1989; appointed Chairman of the
Committee on Grievances in 1985.
American College of Trial Lawyers.
District of Columbia Bar; Bar Association for the District of Columbia;
American Bar Association.