Gale T. Miller was appointed to the Colorado Court of Appeals to fill one of the vacancies created by the retirements of Judges Rothenberg and Vogt. Miller was a partner at Davis Graham & Stubbs from 1978 through 2008 as a commercial litigator. His practice included general commercial, natural resources, antitrust, and other complex litigation. He previously worked as a trial attorney for the Federal Trade Commission. He received his bachelor’s degree from Augustana College (Phi Beta Kappa) in 1968 and his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School (Law Review Managing Editor and Order of Coif) in 1971.
Before joining the Court on January 13, 2009, he served on and chaired the boards of the Colorado Judicial Institute, the Colorado Lawyers Committee, and Senior Housing Options. He received the Colorado Lawyers Committee’s Individual of the Year Award (1994) and Outstanding Sustained Contribution Award (2005) and the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association Community Service Award (1996). Miller co-authored the ABA Section of Antitrust Law “Sample Jury Instructions in Civil Antitrust Cases” (1990 ed.) and has also written articles and lectured on numerous antitrust and civil procedure topics. Miller currently serves on the Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors, the Colorado Access to Justice Commission, and the Our Courts executive committee. He and his wife Jan are the parents of Jeremy, Amanda, and Tim.
Judge Miller has hired for the 2013-2014 term.