Rachel M. Miller | Senior Partner

Rachel Miller


Community Associations Institute (CAI);

board member of several chapters

California Association of Community

Managers (CACM); legal advisory committee

Consumer Attorneys of California;

Board of Governors

Foundation for California Community

Association Education, Board of Director

Executive Council of Homeowners (ECHO);

legal resource panel member


National Litigator Award, Trial Lawyers

Board of Regents, LLC (2014 & 2015)

CAOC Presidential Award of Merit

CACM Vision Award, Excellence in


CAI President’s Award, Board Member of the


Guest Editor, CACM Law Journal

CACM Law Seminar Series

Rachel M. Miller has proudly practiced law with The Miller Law Firm for 20 years with the primary and unique role of Senior Partner with a focus on client connection and providing immediate contact and communication to current and prospective clients, board members, and community association managers. Rachel has held many distinct positions in the Community Association Industry: board member of several chapters of Community Associations Institute (CAI), the elite President’s Club, CACM’s Legal Advisory Committee, ECHO’s legal resource panel, and Board of Director of Consumer Attorneys of California. Most recently, The Miller Law Firm was awarded the National Litigator Award by the Trial Lawyers Board of Regents for two consecutive years. This award is the most well respected performance measuring symbol of litigation achievement in the nation, honoring only the top 1% of attorneys, and based strictly on tangible verdict & settlement dollar achievement.


Rachel is co-author of the only consumer handbook on the subject, “Home and Condo Defects: A Consumer Guide to Faulty Construction”, (2001 & 2012). She is also the co-author of “Handling Construction Defect Claims: Western States” (4th Edition), the nation’s only legal textbook on the subject. Additionally, Rachel is editor and moderator of various university extension courses and regularly speaks on legislation, disaster response developer transitions, and mold as it relates to construction defect claims.


California State Bar Association

American Bar Association

The Bar Association of San Francisco


California Western School of Law (J.D. 1994)

Loyola Marymount University (B.A. 1990)


New York Times

Wall Street Journal

Washington Post

San Francisco Daily Journal

Los Angeles Times

Orange County Register

San Jose Mercury News

The Arizona Republic


Mission Hospital Foundation

Children of Shelters, Board of Director

Tipping Point Community

JUMA Ventures, Chair Field of Dreams

San Francisco Arts Junior Committee

Neighborhood Parks Council

South Beach Yacht Club

San Francisco Zoological Society

Raphael House

Enterprise for High School Students

San Francisco Education Fund

The Battery

National Charity League