Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Monday, January 21, 2013
Cleary Family Auditorium 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Honorable Stephen T. Miller
The Hon. Stephen T. Miller was born and raised in Rochester, and earned a bachelor of arts in history and psychology from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, and a master’s degree in education from Nazareth College. He also pursued his Juris Doctorate from SUNY Buffalo Law School.
He was elected to City Court Judge in November 2005, where he presided over misdemeanor cases, trials, hearings, civil lawsuits, and oversaw the preliminary stages of felony cases as well as tenant/landlord cases.
Hon. Miller is a member of the pastoral staff and a teacher at the Church of Love Faith Center. He has also volunteered as a tutor with the “Lawyers for Learning” Program at Adlai E. Stevenson School #29. Hon. Miller is a member of the Rochester Black Bar Association, the Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission on Minorities, and the New York State Unified Court System. He has served on a variety of boards and committees over the year, including the YMCA of Greater Rochester.
In 2006, Hon. Miller was honored for his service by the Rochester Teen Court with the “Hero” award. That same year, he was recognized by Wilson Magnet High School as a Distinguished Wilson Alumnus for success in the Rochester community, and named one of Rochester’s “Emerging African American Leaders” by the Democrat and Chronicle. In 2007, he was honored by the Austin Steward Foundation for his service and commitment to the Rochester community.
Hon. Miller is known for ensuring that everyone who appears in his courtroom seeking justice is treated with fairness, dignity, and respect. He currently lives in Rochester with his wife Tracey, and their two daughters, Rachel and Camille.