Thomas Harlan Miller
Admitted to the Virginia Bar 1985
Hampden-Sydney College (B.A., summa cum laude, 1982, Phi Beta Kappa)
University of Virginia (J.D. 1985)
Mr. Miller is a litigator, concentrating his practice in handling
workers’ compensation claims representing injured employees and defending employers insurance companies and self-insureds. In addition, his practice involves general insurance defense litigation, including auto, premises, product liability and personal injury litigation.
Mr. Miller appears regularly before the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission and handles appellate matters before the Virginia Court Appeals and Supreme Court of Virginia. He has tried cases in state and federal court throughout southwestern Virginia. He has lectured on topics covering workers’ compensation issues across the state. He has conducted training for employers regarding safety and risk management policies to reduce the significant exposure from workers’ compensation claims.
Prior to forming Frankl Miller & Webb in 2004, Mr. Miller was a partner at Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore where he was the head of the workers’ compensation practice area. He is currently a member of the Southwest Virginia Workers’ Compensation Bar and the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys.
In 2017, the firm name was changed to Frankl Miller Webb & Moyers.
Honors and Affiliations:
Member, Virginia State Bar
Member, Roanoke Bar Association
-Board Member, 2006-2008; 2010-2014
-President Elect, 2011-2012
-Participant; Rule of Law Project; Barrister Book Buddies
Trustee, Roanoke Law Foundation, 2010-2014; 2015-2017
-Secretary, Roanoke Law Foundation, 2010-2011
-Current Chair, You and the Law Project
Member, Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, 1986-present
Ted Dalton American Inn of Court
-Master of the Bench, 2013-present
Named Fellow of Virginia Law Foundation, 2016
Named Local Bar Leader of the Year, 2015
Named Virginia’s Leaders in the Law, 2015
Named Best Lawyer in America
-Workers Compensation, 2011–2017
Selected as Virginia Super Lawyer, Workers Compensation, 2014-2015*
Selected as Top Attorney in Virginia, 2014
Kiwanis Club of Roanoke, Member 1988-present
-Vice-President , 1997-1998
-Chair, Sponsorship Committee, 2007-2015
*Only 5% of Virginia attorneys are selected as Super Lawyers. The selection procedure involves nominations from other lawyers, independent research on nominated candidates, and evaluation by a blue ribbon panel of preeminent peers in their practice areas