United States: Employment Law Expert Michele Ballard Miller Now Available as a Professional Resource and Speaker
Last Updated: October 8 2003

A business owner and employment law attorney for more than 20 years, Michele Ballard Miller understands wage and hour issues facing today’s business owners, employers and HR professionals.

LARKSPUR, Calif. – March 20, 2003 – Michele Ballard Miller, a seasoned employment law attorney on the side of the employer brings to the table with more than two decades of experience in her field. She knows what it means to build a business from the ground up and how important it is to stay on top of ever-changing rules and regulations that govern employment laws.

Founder of Miller Law Group, a woman-owned law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area, Miller is devoted to helping business owners, employers and Human Resource professionals protect their companies from costly employment claims. Her firm assists companies of all sizes and in all industries to understand the steps they can take to avoid unnecessary lawsuits. And when a lawsuit is unavoidable, Miller and her team of specialist attorneys put their litigation skills to work.

Miller’s expertise is proven; her attention to detail admirable. An extraordinary speaker and writer, several of her articles have been published about issues facing today’s employer. Miller’s articles have appeared on a variety of employment law and HR sites, such as Workforce.com and RecruitersNetwork.com, as well as in print form in related publications. Two of her articles on sexual harassment have appeared in popular trade magazines; one in The Workplace on Transition, a Labor and Employment Law Supplement to the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals and the other in Healthspan.

Additionally, stories featuring Miller’s viewpoints have appeared in different issues of Alexander Hamilton Institute’s Personnel Legal Alert. Miller also continues to write articles for her firm’s quarterly newsletter, Employment Law News, which goes out to a wide and diverse readership. Recently, Miller’s piece "From Terrorism to Power Outages: How To Avoid Employment Problems During National Emergencies" appeared in a special report offered through HRNext.com.

As for speaking engagements, the votes are in. According to audience members and event coordinators, Miller is a speaker of warrant with pertinent information to share. Since 1994, Miller has spoken annually at the "Recent Developments in Employment Law" Conference. Most recently, she spoke to a select audience at an NCHRA (Northern California Human Resources Association) event and the much-heralded Recorder Roundtables in San Francisco in November. She will continue to speak at NCHRA events in 2003, as well as at Small Business Association, PIHRA (Professionals in HR Association) and NRF (National Retail Federation) events. This January Miller started the year off right as a keynote speaker at the annual NRF (National Retail Federation) convention in New York and the Colorado Restaurant Association’s popular Rocky Mountain Food Service and Restaurant Exposition (WestEx) in Denver.

Michele Ballard Miller is a member of the Labor Law and Litigation Sections of the American Bar Association, the Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California and the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco. She has practiced exclusively in labor and employment law since receiving her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in 1982, and specializes in litigation, including wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment and various other employment claims. Additionally, Miller is an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law and has extensive experience in supervisory training, as well as the traditional labor relations areas of collective bargaining, arbitration and related agency proceedings.


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