Thomas C. "Doc" Miller

Thomas C. "Doc" Miller

Denver, Colorado

Doc Miller brings Investigation and Truth to Find Justice in the Courtroom.

Thomas C. "Doc" Miller is not just a lawyer. Doc wore a blue collar building oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. Doc worked as a journalist for 10 years in Colorado, Wyoming and Texas. For another 10 years, Doc owned and operated a successful private investigation firm in Colorado. He has been a lawyer now for over 20 years. He is also a court qualified forensic document examiner.
Doc Miller investigated and published the truth of the murder of John Benet Ramsey. Since then he has investigated, tried cases and successfully built a criminal defense practice. Doc Miller has defended citizens from traffic tickets to Child Abuse Resulting in Death. Doc communicated the Community heartbeat as a journalist in small towns and big cities. As a private investigator, Doc investigated the gritty details of Corporate, Government and Personal Greed. It is in the Criminal Courtroom where Doc Miller ferrets out personal greed, government arrogance and immorality in the corporate boardroom. When it comes to trial, Doc Miller will have the facts and there's no deal until the facts are in, or the jury decides.

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Who will tell your story when you're charged with Domestic Violence, a DUI or Murder?

Doc Miller won an acquittal on a Not-Guilty-by-Reason-of-Insanity in Jefferson County District Court. He has won civil judgements in county courts as well as district courts. He defends for Burglary, Criminal Mischief and Criminal Trespass as well as Crimes against persons both At-Risk-Adults and Children. He defends Concealed Weapons and firearms offenses. If it's drugs or traffic, prostitution, harassment or disturbing the peace Doc will tell your story. If it is County, State or Federal Court, from Jay Walking to Murder Doc Miller stands up for the accused.

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Areas of Practice

  • Appeals
  • Trial Attorney
  • Forensic Investigations
  • Expert Witness
  • Firearms Specialist
  • Criminal Defense
  • Trusts And Estates
  • Forensic Document Examiner
  • Civil Seizures

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, 1993


  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • J.D. - 1992
  • Middlebury College, Bread Loaf School of English: Middlebury Vermont; Lincoln College, Oxford, United Kingdom
    • M.A. - 1985
    • Honors: Class President, Scholarship
    • Major: English
  • University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 1985
    • Major: Classical Language
  • Metropolitan State College, Denver, Colorado
    • B.A. - 1974
    • Honors: Dean's List and Scholarships at Metropolitan State College
    • Major: History
    • Major: Journalism
  • Colorado Teaching Certificate - 1975

Published Works

  • JonBenet Ramsey: Prostitution of Justice, Basilico Press, 2007
  • "Living With Witches," Poem, Colorado Lawyer, Colorado Bar Association, September, Vol. 35, No. 9, Pg. 42, 2006
  • Driving Through Denver and Defending the Gun, Trial Talk, Essay, Colorado Trial Lawyer's Association, 1997
  • "You're Death," Fiction, Inklings Magazine, Winter,1997-1998, Pg. 36-37, 1998
  • "The Cultural and Intellectual Curiosity of a North American Pigmy," "Double Helix," "Migration," Poems, Arapahoe Community College, Little, CO, 1997
  • "Gemini in Autumn," Fiction, Pennsylvania State University, Erie, PA, 1996
  • "The Color of Knowledge," Poem, Voices International, Little Rock, AR, 1977-1994
  • "Forever Living," Poem, Voices International, Little Rock, AR, 1977-1994
  • "Beckett's Kingdom," Poem, Voices International, Little Rock, AR, 1977-1994
  • "Greyhounds," Poem, Voices International, Little Rock, AR, 1977-1994
  • "An Appetite for Stones," Poem, Voices International, Little Rock, AR, 1977-1994
  • "Buddha and the Jew," Poem, Pennsylvania State University, Erie, PA, 1977-1994
  • "The Vanity," Fiction, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1991
  • "Transcendental Descartes," Poem, Webster College, Webster Groves, Michigan, 1983
  • "San Francisco Star," Poem, Webster College, Webster Groves, Michigan, 1988
  • "We Have Only the Night," Poem, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1985
  • "The Rings of Saturn," Poem, City Edition, Denver, Colorado, 1986

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer in 2014, National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Top 10 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer in Colorado in 2014, National Academy of Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers
  • Global Directory of Who’s Who in 2015
  • Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, Scholarship in Poetry
  • Bread Loaf School of English, Scholarship to Oxford University

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers
  • National Rifle Association – Life Member
  • Colorado Bar Association 1994 – 2013
  • Professional Private Investigator's Association of Colorado, President, 1991 - 1992

Past Employment Positions

  • Journalist / Writer Colorado, Wyoming and Texas, 1974 - 1982
  • Doc's Law Office, Sole Practitioner, 1993 - 2015
  • Investigative Reporting Services, CEO, 1983 - 1995