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Jill K. Miller

Business and Real Estate Attorney

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Jill Miller is a business and real estate lawyer with over 25 years of experience representing clients nationwide across industries. She is a shareholder at Hilger Hammond. In addition to her law degree, Jill obtained her MBA from Loyola University of Chicago Graduate School of Business which allows her to assist business owners with both legal and financial matters. 

With her in-depth knowledge of corporate and real estate law, Jill assists clients in entity formation, corporate governance, corporate and real estate transactions and succession planning. Jill routinely drafts, negotiates, and finalizes asset, stock, and real estate purchase and sale agreements, shareholder agreements, commercial lease agreements, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, financing documents, and other business agreements. Jill also counsels non-profit organizations on entity formation and corporate governance. 

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


    University of Michigan

    Bachelor of Arts

    Ann Arbor, MI


    Loyola University of Chicago 

    School of Law

    J.D., cum laude

    Chicago, IL


    Loyola University of Chicago

    Graduate School of Business

    M.B.A., summa cum laude

    Chicago, IL

    Bar Admissions

    • Michigan
    • Illinois
    • Florida 


    • Grand Rapids Bar Association
    • East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation, 2019 – 2020; President (2019-2020), Vice President (2018-2019)
    • East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation, Board Member and Grants Committee Chair, 2014 – 2018
    • East Grand Rapids Varsity Hockey Team, Treasurer, 2016-2018
    • Kids’ Food Basket, Volunteer, 2008 – 2018
    • East Grand Rapids Public Schools, Superintendent’s Advisory Council, 2013 – 2014
    • East Grand Rapids Middle School, Treasurer/Assistant Treasurer, 2008 – 2010
    • Wealthy Elementary PTA, Treasurer/Assistant Treasurer, 2004 – 2006
    • Case Studies, Current Legal Issues and changes to the CARWM forms, co-presenter, Commercial Alliance of REALTORS, West Michigan Summit, September 2023
    • Legal Update, Commercial Alliance of REALTORS, Grand Rapids, October 2023
    • CFMA Program, co-presenter, Grand Rapids, January 2023
    • “COVID-19 Update”; Associated Subcontractors of Michigan, General Membership Meeting, co-presenter, October 2020

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