Beth A. Miller was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania. Shortly after graduating from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, she moved to Tampa, Florida. Beth later attended law school and graduated from Florida State University College of Law with honors. While in law school, she earned the highest grade in the class (book award) for Research and Writing, Civil Procedure, and Corporations.
Beth has been practicing law for over seven years and is experienced in civil litigation, administrative litigation, and transactional matters. She is experienced in the areas of compliance and regulation, logistics and supply chain management, health care, state and federal government, alcoholic beverage law, employment, and civil rights. Beth’s experience includes representation of the Department of Business & Professional Regulation as the Chief Attorney for the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco. In that role, she served as lead counsel for the Division and oversaw the litigation unit for all three of the Division’s Bureaus involving licensure, enforcement, and taxation of the manufacture, distribution, sale, and service of alcoholic beverage and tobacco products throughout the state of Florida. Beth also represented the Department as an Assistant General Counsel for the Division of Drugs, Devices, and Cosmetics, and as the personnel and employment attorney for the Department in its entirety. In the private sector, Beth has worked for Marie A. Mattox, P.A., where she practiced in both state and federal courts representing plaintiffs in matters such as discrimination and harassment claims, retaliation and whistleblower claims, disability and Family Medical Leave Act rights, excessive force claims, and civil rights abuses.
Beth has broadened her experience to include family law matters, and her practice area at Thompson, Crawford & Smiley is focused primarily in family law.
Beth is a member of the Florida Bar and the federal United States District Court Northern District of Florida. She is also a member of Tallahassee Women Lawyers and the Administrative Law section of the Florida Bar. Beth is an active supporter of Be the Solution, a Tallahassee non-profit pet initiative, and the Animal Service Center at Tom Brown Park.
Beth has lived in Tallahassee for over ten years. She is an avid fan of both professional and college sports (particularly FSU and PSU football) and enjoys, among other things, traveling and spending time with her spouse and their dogs.