Michael R. Miller

Michael Miller has been practicing law since 1971, and has been practicing in Bell County since 1977. He has extensive experience in Probate law in the Central Texas area.

Michael went to law school at Texas Tech School of Law from 1968 to 1971 where he graduated with a Juris Doctorate degree. He studied for the bar exam, passed with high marks, and received his license to practice in all Texas Courts in September of 1971.

Michael served in the Army Reserves from 1966 until he left the service with the rank of captain. His military training and experience has helped him to understand the unique issues presented by soldiers and others with property in other parts of the country.

He has practiced various areas of the law but since the early 2000s has practiced primarily in the areas of wills and probate.

Michael is a family man. He has been married to his wife Kathy since 1972. They have two grown sons and three grandchildren.

Education
High School: 1964, Littleton High, Littleton, Colorado.
College: B.A. 1968, West Texas State University, Canyon, Texas. (Now West Texas A&M)
Law School: Juris Doctorate 1971, Texas Tech School of Law, Lubbock, Texas.

Legal affiliations, schools and awards
State Bar of Texas Member since 1971
Bell County Bar Association Member since 1977
Fellow with the Texas Bar Foundation Member since 1992

Legal Experience
1971 – 1973 Personal Injury lawyer in Amarillo with Edwards & Assoc.
1973 – 1977 Assistant County Attorney for Potter County
1977 – 1983 Assistant County Attorney, Bell County.
1983 – 1998 Partner with Burrows, Baird, Miller & Crews, PC; general practice
1998 – 2011 Michael R. Miller, Attorney at Law, P.C.; general practice with emphasis on family law, wills & probate
2012 – present Pearson Law Firm, P.C.; emphasis on wills and probate

Community Involvement
Chairman of the Belton Planning and Zoning Commission from 2008-2011
Board member of the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists since 1998
Member and former board member of Belton Area Chamber of Commerce
Former board member with Bell County Tax Appraisal District
Deacon, First Baptist Church Belton since 1983
Elder, First Baptist Church Belton since 2013
Bible Study Leader for median adults First Baptist Church Belton
A treasurer for First Baptist Church Belton
Board member & Treasurer for Hope for the Hungry since 1982
Sponsor of youth soccer team for Belton Christian Youth Center