Nashville attorney Phillip Miller will be a guest faculty member in the American Association for Justice advanced witness preparation series Sept. 17, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.

The registration fee for the online series is $325 for non-members and $295 for members, and continuing education credit may be available. Visit the session’s registration page for additional information. 

The advanced witness preparation series will focus on the psychology, tools and methods of bulletproofing and empowering witnesses during COVID-19 and beyond. This program is open to AAJ members and nonmember plaintiff attorneys. Miller’s topics will include a panel discussion on the challenges of Zoom versus in-person witness preparation, preparation of clients using land mines, rebuttals and themes and law of expert deposition preparation.   

Miller is an expert in the areas of depositions, moderating focus groups and developing effective trial strategies. A respected speaker and trial consultant, he is certified as a civil trial specialist of the National Board of Trial Advocacy for his extensive background in representing injured persons in personal injury cases. He has served as a course advisor or faculty member for more than 50 national programs.

A current member of the board of trustees of AAJ’s National College of Advocacy, Miller is a past board member of the American Society of Trial Consultants and a past president of the Tennessee Association for Justice. He is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Society of Trial Consultants, the American Association for Public Opinion Research and the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association.

Miller is the author of two books – "Advanced Depositions: Strategy and Practice" published by Trial Guides and "Focus Groups - Hitting the Bullseye" published by AAJ Press.

He received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in public administration from Pennsylvania State University. He holds his law degree from the Nashville School of Law and was admitted to the masters of law program at Baylor Law School, receiving the dean’s scholarship. Miller continues his trial and consulting practice as he earns his LLM.

Miller’s firm is at 631 Woodland St. in Nashville. Visit for more information.

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