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Elise S. Miller | Associate

Phone: (713) 652-2525
Fax: (713) 652-5130
E-mail: emiller@jdkglaw.com

Elise Miller is a trial lawyer representing plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving breach of contract, employment claims, and business torts. Her practice primarily focuses on labor and employment issues as well as general business litigation. Elise has represented companies in overtime collective action matters; the negotiation and litigation of severance, non-competition, non-disclosure and related employment agreements; before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; before commercial arbitration panels; and before state and federal district courts and courts of appeal. Elise also has significant experience handling product liability matters.

Elise graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a B.A. in Political Science in 2008. During her time at UTD, Elise played on the women’s volleyball team. In 2006, Elise was selected as a member of the NCAA Southwest Conference Academic All-Conference team. After graduation, Elise attended South Texas College of Law in Houston. Elise was a member of the South Texas Law Review and graduated second in her class in 2011.
In her free time, Elise enjoys spending time with her husband, Andrew, and their son, Andy. She is also an active volunteer and “foster mom” with the animal rescue group, S.A.V.E. Rescue Coalition.

Featured Cases

In re Karen DeShetler, 2017 WL 1173811 (Tex. App. – Beaumont 2017); original mandamus proceeding
In re Trident Steel Co., 424 S.W.3d 126 (Tex. App. – Amarillo 2014); original mandamus proceeding
Dcent, Inc. v. O Guerrero Construction, Inc., 2013 WL 2444557 (Tex. App. – Houston [14th Dist.] 2013); on appeal from the 152nd District Court, Harris County, Texas

Education

South Texas College of Law, summa cum laude, J.D. 2011
University of Texas at Dallas, cum laude, B.A. Political Science 2008

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2011
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
Professional Memberships and Affiliations:
State Bar of Texas
Houston Bar Association
Houston Young Lawyers Association
Association of Women Attorneys
Society for Human Resource Management
HR Houston

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