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Hon. Linda L. Miller (Ret.) Receives Judge of the Year Award From the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Hon. Linda L. Miller (Ret.) Receives Judge of the Year Award From the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Award recognizes outstanding accomplishments in the area of family law


Irvine, Calif. – JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce that Hon. Linda L. Miller (Ret.) has been honored with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers’ (AAML) Judge of the Year Award. The award will be presented during the organization’s 30th Annual Institute of Trial Advocacy: New Waves in Family Law Litigation.

Judge Miller has been recognized for her contributions to family law and commitment to the Southern California legal community. The AAML is the leader in family law continuing education, publications, networking and training. Since 1962, the AAML has operated as a nonprofit association of lawyers who concentrate on all issues related to family law.

We are thrilled to see Judge Miller recognized for her exceptional work within the family law field. Judge Miller has a well-earned reputation for persistence and perseverance when handling even the most complex matters. We congratulate her on receiving this meaningful award.
- Chris Poole, JAMS CEO

Judge Miller joined JAMS in 2019 after more than 30 years as a judge in Orange County. She spent 16 years handling a family law direct calendar and served for two years on a Superior Court appellate panel. Judge Miller established the first Children’s Chambers in Orange County, where children are cared for while their parents take care of court business. It subsequently became a model for courts all over the state. In her role at JAMS, she serves as an arbitrator and mediator in areas such as family law, business and commercial, employment, personal injury and real property. 

About JAMS – Local Solutions. Global Reach.

Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution services worldwide. JAMS successfully resolves and manages business and legal disputes by providing efficient, cost-effective and impartial ways to overcome barriers at any stage of conflict. JAMS offers customized in-person, virtual and hybrid resolution services locally and globally through a combination of industry-specific experience, first-class client service, the latest technology and highly trained mediators and arbitrators.

With a roster of over 400 neutrals and 30 locations, JAMS resolves thousands of the world’s important cases every year. JAMS neutrals are adept at managing the resolution process whether they are conducting in-person, virtual or hybrid hearings.

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