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George Sutcliffe Miller

George Sutcliffe Miller, American judge, educator. Bar: Illinois 1956.


  • Miller, George Sutcliffe was born on March 20, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Laurence George and Violet Louise (Sutcliffe) Miller.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1950. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1955.


    • Staff attorney Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Chicago, 1957-1959, Chicago resident counsel, 1959-1961. Partner Hubbard, Hubbard, O'Brien & Hall, Chicago, 1961-1971. Partner, trial counsel Thomas, Mamer, Haughey & Miller, Champaign, Illinois, 1971-1981.

      Circuit judge State of Illinois, 6th circuit, Urbana, since 1981. Adjunct professor University Illinois College Law, Urbana, 1975-1976, 78-97.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1956.


    Member Commission for Study Education, Champaign School District, 1973-1974. President Citizens' Committee to Board Education, Champaign, 1974. Served with United States Army, 1955-1957, Korea.

    Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association (assembly 1973-1977, former chair insurance law section council, former chair bench and bar section council), Champaign County Bar Association, International Association Insurance Counsel, Illinois Defense Counsel (board directors 1969-1974), Society Trial Lawyers (board directors 1973-1975), Psi Upsilon.


    • Married Joan Lee Shick, September 6, 1954 (divorced march 1975). Children: Stephen E., David L., Susan Lee. Married Diane Katsinas, October 1, 1976.

      Children: Kari E. Pelafos, Mark J. Pelafos.
    • father: Laurence George Miller
    • mother: Violet Louise (Sutcliffe) Miller
    • spouses: Joan Lee Shick
    • Diane Katsinas
    • children: Stephen E. Miller
    • David L. Miller
    • Susan Lee Miller
    • Kari E. Pelafos Miller
    • Mark J. Pelafos Miller
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    Born March 20, 1928