Kate Miller

Biography

Before moving to Seattle, Kate Miller served as an appellate public defender in Chicago at the Office of the State Appellate Defender, helping clients challenge criminal convictions ranging from misdemeanors to murder. Prior to her time in public defense, Kate worked on advocacy campaigns to address inequities in the criminal justice system as a fellow at the Shriver Center on Poverty Law. Kate earned her J.D. from the University of Chicago, where she represented wrongfully convicted clients in the Exoneration Project clinic and investigated claims of torture by the Chicago Police Department as a law clerk for the Illinois Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission. Outside of work, Kate values staying active in the LGBTQ community and volunteers as a mentor to gay and lesbian law students.