Robert Irving Miller, R.N., M.S., Esq.

Board Member
Day Job: 

Robert Irving Miller, R.N., M.S., Esq. 

Since 1994, Robert Irving Miller has successfully represented businesses, health care professionals and individuals in litigation, at trials and in appeals. His primary focus – medical malpractice defense, health law and all matters related to the administration of health care facilities. Mr. Miller’s experience in both the fields of law and health care has made him an ideal advocate for the health care industry. Mr. Miller is licensed to practice law in both New York and Connecticut as well as in federal courts in the Northern and Southern Districts of New York.

Mr. Miller graduated from Pace University School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the Pace Law Review. He had previously earned undergraduate degrees in nursing and health services administration, as well as a master of science degree in management science.  His early health care career included substantial experience as a registered nurse in emergency rooms and critical care. He later worked as the assistant administrator at Little Falls Hospital in Little Falls, New York, and the Chief Operating Officer of the Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Hospital in Cold Spring, New York. He is also a former licensed nursing home administrator.

Mr. Miller frequently lectures and provides consultations on legal and health-related subjects and has taught as an adjunct faculty member at the New School for Social Research, Marist College, and Dutchess Community College. Mr. Miller has taught subjects such as community health and legal aspects of health services administration, civil litigation and human resources and administration.

Mr. Miller is a member of the Dutchess County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association and DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar. He is a member of the Dutchess County Board of Health. He has been the president and board chair of Abilities First, Inc., a not-for-profit organization serving people with developmental disabilities. He also served on the Institutional Review Board at Vassar College.  Mr. Miller has also previously served on hospital and nursing home ethics committees and the boards of other community organizations, including the former Greater Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce and Rebuilding Together – Dutchess County.