Allison Standish Miller
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Allison Standish Miller

Of Counsel

Allison is a trial attorney whose practice also encompasses appellate work and representation of attorneys in State Bar grievance proceedings. After graduating from The University of Texas at Austin with honors and double-majoring in the Plan II Honors program and the English Honors program, Allison worked as a legal assistant in a large international law firm. She then attended The University of Texas School of Law, earning a J.D. in 2004. After law school, Allison served as Briefing Attorney to Chief Justice Adele Hedges at the Fourteenth Court of Appeals.  She then went into private practice at another Texas-based firm beginning as an associate and earning elevation to partnership.  Prior to joining Beck Redden, Allison served as a founding partner at a Houston law firm.

Allison is a fellow of both the Texas Bar Foundation and the Houston Bar Foundation. She currently serves on the boards of Houston Achievement Place and Glasstire, the online journal for Texas visual art, and is a member of the choir and the altar guild St. Mark’s Episcopal Church.

Related Practices

In re Jackson, 574 Fed. Appx. 317 (5th Cir. 2014) (argued)*

McPeters v. Edwards, 464 Fed. Appx. 351 (5th Cir. 2012), writ denied 184 L. Ed. 2d 151 (argued)*

Cary v. Alford, 203 S.W.3d 837 (Tex. 2006)*

Gregory v. Porter & Hedges, LLP, 398 S.W.3d 881 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] 2013, pet. denied) (argued)*

Taylor v. Cersonsky, 356 S.W.3d 92 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2012, no pet.) (argued)*

Franks v. Roades, 310 S.W.3d 615 (Tex. App.—Corpus Christi 2010, no pet.) (argued)*

Labidi v. Sydow, et al., 287 S.W.3d 922 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] 2009, no pet.) (argued)*

Clark v. Bres, 217 S.W.3d 501 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] 2006, pet. denied)*


*Includes matters handled prior to joining Beck Redden LLP.  

Representative Experience

In re Jackson, 574 Fed. Appx. 317 (5th Cir. 2014) (argued)*

McPeters v. Edwards, 464 Fed. Appx. 351 (5th Cir. 2012), writ denied 184 L. Ed. 2d 151 (argued)*

Cary v. Alford, 203 S.W.3d 837 (Tex. 2006)*

Gregory v. Porter & Hedges, LLP, 398 S.W.3d 881 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] 2013, pet. denied) (argued)*

Taylor v. Cersonsky, 356 S.W.3d 92 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2012, no pet.) (argued)*

Franks v. Roades, 310 S.W.3d 615 (Tex. App.—Corpus Christi 2010, no pet.) (argued)*

Labidi v. Sydow, et al., 287 S.W.3d 922 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] 2009, no pet.) (argued)*

Clark v. Bres, 217 S.W.3d 501 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] 2006, pet. denied)*


*Includes matters handled prior to joining Beck Redden LLP.  

Professional Activities and Memberships

Council Member, Houston Bar Association Appellate Practice Section, 2013–2016

Chair, Houston Bar Association Appellate Judicial Reception, 2015

Awards and Rankings

Recognized as a "Rising Star," by Texas Monthly, 2009–2010, 2013–2015

Named in Thomson Reuters Texas Super Lawyers, 2016-2017

Publications and Presentations

Speaker, Texas Bar CLE Advanced Evidence & Discovery Course, 2017

Panelist, Houston Bar Association Civil Bench Bar Conference, 2017

Speaker, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Spring Meeting, 2016

Community Involvement

Board Member, Houston Achievement Place

Member and Immediate Past Director, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Altar Guild

Education

The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2004

The University of Texas, B.A., with honors, Plan II Honors and English Honors, 1998

Admissions

State Bar of Texas

United States Supreme Court

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Western District of Texas