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Judge Gray H. Miller
Biography

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Judge Gray H. Miller
was appointed as a
United States District Judge
by President George W. Bush
on April 25, 2006.

Education

          Judge Miller attended the United States Merchant Marine Academy from 1967 to 1969. He received a B.A. in 1974 and a J.D. in 1978 from the University of Houston, where he was a member of the Order of the Barons. He was admitted in 1978 to practice law in Texas. He is a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court.

Work Experience

          2006-present        United States District Judge, Southern District of Texas
          1998-2006            Senior Partner, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
          1986-1998            Partner, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
          1978-1986            Associate, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
          1969-1978            Police Officer, Houston Police Department

Professional Activities and Memberships

          Judge Miller is a member of the Houston Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Maritime Law Association of the United States, the Houston Maritime Arbitrators Association, and the Mariners' Club of Houston (Skipper 1994-1995). He has also served as a vice chair of the Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee of the Tort and Insurance Practice Section of the ABA. He is a life fellow of the Houston Bar Foundation and a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. He is a member of the Houston Marine Insurance Seminar Executive Committee and has served on the planning committees for seminars on Admiralty and Maritime Law sponsored by the State Bar of Texas, the University of Texas and South Texas College of Law. He is a frequent speaker at these seminars. Judge Miller is listed in the 2001-2006 editions of “The Best Lawyers in America” as one of the top admiralty lawyers in the country. He is also listed in the 2003 edition of “Euro Money's Guide to the World's Leading Maritime Lawyers” and was chosen as a “Texas Super Lawyer.”

          Judge Miller is Vice President and Counselor to the Executive Committee of the Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court. He is also a judicial liaison to the Federal Bar Association, Southern District of Texas Chapter and an honorary member of the Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society.

Civic

          Member of Advisory Board, Cavalla Historical Foundation
          Life Member, 100 Club of Houston
          Life Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation
          Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
          Associate Member, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Alumni and Foundation
          Board of Texas Department of Mental Health & Mental Retardation (2002-04)
          Board of Trustees, Harris County Mental Health/Mental Retardation Authority (1991-99), Chairperson (1997-99)