Buddy "Edmond" Miller Attorney at Law Reno
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The Law Office of Edmond “Buddy” Miller is a solo practice firm in Reno, Nevada.  Mr. Miller has over 17 years of experience in private practice.

In addition to serving clients in Northern Nevada, Mr. Miller’s clients include businesses and individuals from outside of the state who have legal matters in Nevada

Mr. Miller also serves as associate or local counsel with out-of-state attorneys and law firms in federal, bankruptcy and state court proceedings pending in Nevada.

Mr. Miller obtained his law degree from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1987, where he was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity.  In 1986 he spent a semester at the Nevada Supreme Court as a judicial extern to Justice Charles Springer and also to Justice Clifford Young.

Mr. Miller was admitted to the Nevada Bar and U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, in 1987, the California Bar in 1988, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in 2003.

In 1987-1988, Mr. Miller served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert M. Schouweiler, District Court Judge for the Second Judicial District Court for the State of Nevada.

Mr. Miller has been in private practice ever since, practicing primarily in the areas of business and commercial litigation, creditor representation in bankruptcy, business debt collections, including enforcement of judgments, civil litigation matters, divorces concerning property disputes and probate matters.

Over his years of practice Mr. Miller has had the following cases published in one of the national reporters or on-line:

  • In re Sagewood Manor Associates Limited Partnership, 223 B.R. 756 (Bankr.D.Nev. 1998);
  • Fecht v. Decker, 1999 U.S. App. LEXIS 32575, 1999 U.S.App. LEXIS 38110 (6th Cir. 1999);
  • In re Pegasus Gold Corp., 275 B.R. 902 (Bankr.D.Nev. 2002);
  • In re B.L. of Miami, Inc., 294 B.R. 325 (Bankr.D.Nev. 2003); and
  • Montana v. Goldin (In re Pegasus Gold Corp.), 296 B.R. 227 (D.Nev. 2003) (aff’d in part and rev’d in part by Montana v. Goldin, 394 F.3d 1189 (9th Cir. 2005).

Mr. Miller currently serves on the State Bar of Nevada’s Continuing Legal Education Publications Committee.

Mr. Miller is a member of the following legal organizations and associations:

  • The State Bar of Nevada;
  • The American Bankruptcy Institute;
  • The American Bar Association, including the Litigation, Solo Practice, Probate and Real Estate Sections; 
  • The American Inns of Court -- Bruce R. Thompson Chapter – where Mr. Miller is a Barrister;
  • The Nevada Trial Lawyers Association;
  • The Washoe County Bar Association;
  • The Northern Nevada Bankruptcy Bar Association;
  • The State Bar of California; and
  • The Federal Bar Association.

Mr. Miller stays in touch with the business community and is currently a member of the Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce, the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN), and Western Industrial Nevada (WIN).

Mr. Miller was born in Reno, Nevada, in 1953, and grew up in the neighboring community of Sparks.  A two-time State of Nevada high school wrestling champion, he attended the University of California at Berkeley on a full-ride athletic scholarship in wrestling from 1971 to 1975.  He was also a 1971 Fleischmann Foundation Scholar.  He graduated from Cal Berkeley with a B.A. in English in 1976.

From 1979 to 1984 he was a Paramedic in Northern Nevada after working on an EMT ambulance in Oakland, California.  Prior to that, he worked three fire seasons as a wildland firefighter for the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District in Washoe County, Nevada, and also for the East Bay Regional Parks District in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California.

After becoming an attorney in private practice, Mr. Miller had an opportunity to serve from 1992 to 1999 as Board Member with the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) of Washoe County, Nevada.  He served as the Attorney Representative for the Board of the Washoe County District Health Department.

Call to set up an appointment (775) 828-9898.