Todd Miller is one of Mid-Missouri’s most respected attorneys. He enjoys a perfect 10.0 rating from AVVO, and he annually receives that organization’s Top Contributor award. He was recognized as Advisor of the Year by GolfInc. Magazine and he annually receives the Client Distinction Award by Lawyers.com. Mr. Miller founded the Law Office of Todd Miller, LLC located in Jefferson City, Missouri in 2006 after leading a national property tax consulting group for Deloitte & Touché, LLP in Austin, Texas. Mr. Miller’s firm has a primary focus in the areas of litigation, property tax appeals, elder law, probate, estate planning, trusts and estates, debt collection and defense, bankruptcy, real estate, and criminal law. He has represented clients at trial in 22 Missouri counties to date, he has filed or supervised property tax appeals in twenty-one (21) states to date, and he has represented clients in over 80 of Missouri’s 114 counties. He writes and lectures on the topics of estate planning, and property tax reduction and he is the monthly, legal contributor to the Jefferson City News Tribune. He is currently a board member of the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce and serves as legal counsel to three Mid-Missouri quasi-judicial organizations and one municipality with multi-million-dollar annual budgets.
Mr. Miller earned his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with honors from Lincoln University in 1991 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri Law School in 1999. He is licensed to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri and he is an active member of The Missouri Bar, the 26th Circuit Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Cole County Bar Association.
Tamala M. Byrd has been with the firm since 2011 and is a dynamic member of our team. Her high level of knowledge and experience is well received by clients, court clerks and judges alike. Ms. Byrd is the firm's Senior Paralegal and Office Manager and works tirelessly on most matters involving our firm and client affairs.
Ms. Byrd is a graduate of Lincoln University of Missouri in 2005 and holds a Registered Tax Return Preparer Certificate and an Annual Filing Season Certificate with the Internal Revenue Service. She coordinates office activities for attorneys performing a variety of legal secretarial and paralegal duties such as scheduling hearings, preparing legal documents and correspondence, docketing cases and maintaining court dockets and diaries, and providing information and direction to others. She consistently displays a high knowledge of legal, secretarial, and office practices.
Ms. Byrd is a member of several professional organizations and writes and lectures on the subjects of accounting and tax appeals. She is the mother of two active children and a resident of Fulton, Missouri where she participates in community organizations and charities.