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  • Jennifer L. Miller Attorney
  • Phone: 304-554-2400

    Mobile: 681-285-1286

    Fax: 304-554-2401

Jennifer L. Miller (formerly Jennifer L. Tampoya) has been a litigation and business attorney in West Virginia since 2009. Ms. Miller has represented accountants, dentists, business organizations, governmental entities, health care facilities, hospitals, lawyers, nurses, nursing homes, physicians, physician assistants, and other professionals in a broad range of legal disputes and business matters. Ms. Miller has litigated matters before the West Virginia Magistrate Courts, the West Virginia Circuit Courts, the West Virginia Business Court Division, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, the United States Bankruptcy Court, and the United States District Courts. Ms. Miller has defended numerous physicians in malpractice litigation and through trial in West Virginia Circuit Courts. In addition, she defended an accounting malpractice action in the West Virginia Business Court’s first jury trial. Ms. Miller argued before West Virginia’s three-judge Mass Litigation Panel on behalf of her client, an international hospitality corporation. She previously defended a health care provider in an adversary proceeding before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. Ms. Miller has also represented physicians in administrative licensing proceedings before the West Virginia Board of Medicine and a dentist before the West Virginia Board of Dentistry. Ms. Miller was named to the Super Lawyers West Virginia Rising Stars List for 2019.

Ms. Miller is used to thinking “outside the box” to find creative solutions. She provides her clients with solid legal advice and strategic planning in relation to claims and ongoing litigation, risk management, contractual negotiations, dispute resolution, risk transfer, compliance with the law, and practice development. She also has an interest in drafting and lobbying for legislation to assist her clients. Ms. Miller was named to the Super Lawyers West Virginia Rising Stars List for 2019.

Originally from Southern California, Ms. Miller has over 20 years of prior health care and business experience. After attending UCLA, she developed a health care services and instruction business in the Los Angeles area. In 1998, Ms. Miller relocated to West Virginia and developed West Virginia businesses providing health care services and fitness services. In 2006, Ms. Miller fulfilled a long-time goal of attending law school, earning her J.D. from the West Virginia University College of Law in 2009 with a class rank of 20 out of 152 (top 13% of her class).

Admission Details

  • West Virginia, 2009
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, 2009
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, 2010

Law School Attended

  • West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 2009

University Attended

  • University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), B.A., English, 1992

Associations & Memberships

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • Monongalia County Bar Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • American Bar Association

Authorships

  • What Works, What Doesn’t: Revising DUI Laws in West Virginia to Reduce Recidivism and Save Lives,” 111 W. Va. L.R. 283 (Fall 2008).

Recognition

  • Super Lawyers 2019 West Virginia Rising Stars
Areas of Law
  • Accounting Malpractice Defense
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Formation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Contracts
  • Dental Malpractice Defense
  • Employment Law
  • Hospitality Law
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Defense
  • Legal Malpractice Defense
  • Licensing Board Defense
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Mediation
  • Minor Settlement Proceedings
  • Negligence Defense
  • Negotiation
  • Nursing/Hospital Malpractice Defense
  • Nursing Home Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Malpractice Defense
  • State and Municipal Litigation
  • Subrogation
  • UM/UIM Litigation
  • Wrongful Death