Charlotte Miller,’83, was named Utah Attorney of the Year at the Utah State Bar Summer Convention in Snowmass Village, Colorado.
Since 2010, Miller has been the Senior Vice President of People & Great Work at O.C. Tanner, a developer of employee recognition strategies and rewards programs. She began her legal career as a clerk for Utah Supreme Court Justice I. Daniel Stewart and has since represented clients in a variety of sectors.
Miller served as president of the Utah State Bar in 1997–1998. Her other Bar service includes serving on the Race and Ethnic Task Force, serving on the Judicial Nominating Commission, one of the founders of And Justice for All, a trustee of the Utah Bar Foundation, Young Lawyer President, Annual Meeting Chair, ABA State Representative, Ethics Panel Chair and Tuesday Night Bar Chair. She helped create the Salt Lake County Pro Bono project and prepared materials for attorneys to use in providing domestic relations pro bono service. She assisted with the Street Law project in the public schools. Miller created the Bar’s Consumer Action Program when she was Bar president and she helped paralegals form a division of the Utah State Bar. She has mentored numerous young lawyers and students. She taught one of the practicum symposia at the College of Law. Ms. Miller serves on the board of the YWCA and recently concluded her board service for Ballet West. She has also been a volunteer for KRCL and Equality Utah.
The Utah State Bar inaugurated its Lawyer of the Year award in 1970. Miller is the third woman to receive the honor.