East Texas Law Firm Ward, Smith & Hill Promotes Brett F. Miller to Partner

LONGVIEW, Texas – High-stakes trial law firm Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, has named attorney Brett F. Miller a partner in the firm, effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Mr. Miller, a civil litigator who leads the firm’s family law practice, also represents clients in matters involving oil and gas, commercial disputes, employment law, real estate and personal injury.

“Brett has proven that he is a remarkable leader,” said Johnny Ward, founding partner of Ward, Smith & Hill. “His accomplishments in family law and other practice areas show that he is a talented, driven attorney, and we look forward to his continued success at our firm.”

A native of Longview, Mr. Miller joined the firm two years ago after practicing civil litigation in Fort Worth for six years. His achievements in the legal profession landed him on the Texas Rising Stars list of the state’s top young attorneys in 2011 and 2012 and on the Top Attorney list of Fort Worth magazine in 2012 and 2013.

Mr. Miller is licensed to practice in all Texas state courts, as well as U.S District Courts for the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas.

He is a 2008 graduate of Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law and has a business degree from Texas Christian University.