Professional Experience

Jill Miller is a business and real estate lawyer with more than 25 years of experience representing clients throughout the nation. She is currently licensed to practice law in Michigan, Florida and Illinois.

In addition to her law degree, Jill obtained her MBA from Loyola University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, which assists her in advising businesses in areas such as financial matters and strategic planning.

Jill is active in the East Grand Rapids community, including serving as the past President of the East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation.

Jill counsels privately-held businesses and non-profit organizations on a broad range of corporate and real estate transactions. She handles general corporate matters, including entity formation, and corporate governance. She drafts, negotiates, and finalizes asset and real estate purchase/sale agreements and ancillary documents, commercial lease agreements, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, and financing documents.


Roy Vizcarra, Paralegal:

  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Estate Planning

Admitted to practice

  • State Bars of Michigan, Florida, and Illinois

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State Bar of Florida
  • State Bar of Illinois
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association
Community Involvement

  • Member, Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)
  • President, East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation (2019 – 2020); Vice President (2018-2019)
  • Board Member and Grants Committee Chair, East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation (2014 – 2018)
  • Treasurer, East Grand Rapids Varsity Hockey Team, East Grand Rapids, MI (2016-2018)
  • Volunteer, Kids’ Food Basket, Grand Rapids, MI (2008 – 2018)
  • Superintendent’s Advisory Council, East Grand Rapids Public Schools, East Grand Rapids, MI (2013 – 2014)
  • Treasurer/Assistant Treasurer, East Grand Rapids Middle School, East Grand Rapids, MI (2008 – 2010)
  • Treasurer/Assistant Treasurer, Wealthy Elementary PTA, East Grand Rapids, MI (2004 – 2006)


  • “COVID-19 Update”; Associated Subcontractors of Michigan, General Membership Meeting, co-presenter, October 2020


  • “Vaccine Mandates as of December 15, 2021”; Hilger Hammond COVID-19 Resources, December 2021
  • “Solutions to Non-Payment Defaults for Commercial Landlords and Tenants in the Wake of COVID-19”; Hilger Hammond COVID-19 Resources, November 2021
  • “Michigan COVID-19 Gatherings and Mask Order to be Rescinded”; Hilger Hammond COVID-19 Resources, June 2021
  • “Mandating Versus Incentivizing the COVID-19 Vaccine: The EEOC Issues Guidance”; Hilger Hammond COVID-19 Resources, June 2021
  • “MIOSHA Proposes Permanent Rules on COVID-19”; Hilger Hammond COVID-19 Resources, April 2021
  • “Paycheck Protection Program Round 2”; Hilger Hammond COVID-19 Resources, January 2021
  • “Now is NOT the Time to Ease Up on COVID-19 Safety and Health Workplace Precautions”; Hilger Hammond COVID-19 Resources, September 2020
  • “Paycheck Protection Program Update”; Hilger Hammond COVID-19 Resources, May 2020
  • “COVID-19 and Nonprofits: How to Operate Virtually”; Hilger Hammond COVID-19 Resources, April 2020
  • “What is in the CARES Act for Nonprofits? FAQ’s Answered”; Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, April 2020
  • “Is More Small Business Relief on the Way?”; West Michigan Woman, April 22, 2020
  • It’s Here! COVID-19 Relief for Small Businesses”; Hilger Hammond COVID-19 Resources, March 2020
  • Contributor, Illinois Practice – Business Organizations, West Publishing Company, 1996
  • “Update on Litigation and Enforcement Reforms in Light of the Futures Trading Practices Act”; Futures International Law Letter, Volume XIV, Number 5 & 6, 1994
  • American University Washington College of Law, Completed Lawyer Re-Entry Program, 2015
  • Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, J.D. – Cum Laude, 1993
  • Loyola University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, MBA – Summa Cum Laude, 1993
  • University of Michigan, B.A. in Economics, 1990