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J. Christopher Miller, Esq.


J. Christopher Miller, Esq

J. CHRISTOPHER MILLER, ESQ. focuses his time in the areas of trusts and estates, taxation, and business law. His experience with estate administration informs his common sense style of practicing law and helps him to craft estate plans that suit each client's situation. Chris has helped hundreds of families navigate through probate courts around Georgia with Wills of all types and with no Wills at all. He has successfully guided clients through estate tax filings and audits, and brings a caring approach to guardianship and conservatorship cases.

Chris enjoys his work in the special needs community, regularly discussing the use of Special Needs Trusts at the seasonal conferences of the Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta. He has spoken at several CLE seminars regarding Georgia's probate code and its Limited Liability Company (LLC) Act. In 2014, he wrote a chapter titled "Asset Protection Planning" for a guidebook written for physicians and healthcare professionals.

Chris is active in the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce, having served for several years on the committee organizing the Emerging Leaders Program for high school students. In 2022, he began leading the Board of Trustees of the Chamber's Foundation, which sponsors the Leadership North Fulton, and the NextGen Leaders groups.

Chris has been recognized as one of Georgia Trend's Legal Elite in the field of Taxes, Estates, and Trusts both in 2009 and in 2014.

His firm was awarded the "Best of North Atlanta" in the Attorneys category in 2020.

Chris resides in Johns Creek with his wife, Sharon, and their 15-year-old daughter.



  • Emory University, Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Latin, magna cum laude 1997
  • Emory University School of Law, JD., cum laude 2000


Professional Affiliations


Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • Published chapter titled “Asset Protection Planning” in guidebook titled Comprehensive Financial Planning Strategies for Doctors and Advisors.
  • Contributing author for guidebook titled Financial Planning for Physicians and Healthcare Professionals.
  • Invited speaker at the National Business Institute’s seminar titled “Drafting LLC Agreements: Essential Skills and Hands-On Training”
  • Invited speaker on Special Needs Trusts at the Down Syndrome of Atlanta’s seminar titled “New Parents of Down Syndrome Children”
  • Invited speaker at the National Business Institute’s seminar titled “Estate Planning Basics”
  • Invited speaker at the National Business Institute’s seminar titled “Limited Liability Companies”
  • Invited speaker at the seminar titled “Ethics and Estate Planning”
  • Chris has also published numerous articles in North Fulton Family Life and The Milton Neighbor Magazines.



Award-Winning Firm

Legal Elite      Best of Life Award