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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release July 19, 1996
                       TO THE U.S. DISTRICT COURT

President Clinton today nominated Jeffrey T. Miller to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Jeffrey T. Miller, 53, is a judge on the state Superior Court in San Diego, where he has served since 1987. During that time he has twice won reelection to his position without challenge. Before his selection for the state trial bench, Miller served in the California Department of Justice in the Office of the Attorney General. Beginning as a staff attorney, Miller eventually was named a Deputy Attorney General, a position he held from 1974 to 1987. During his tenure as a Deputy Attorney General, Miller argued two cases before the United States Supreme Court and obtained favorable results for the State in both cases. Miller received both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of California at Los Angeles. Miller has two children and he and his wife reside in Encinitas.