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George Sutcliffe Miller, American Judge, educator ( law: judicial administration)Civil litigation, statejudge, educator.


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


Children— Kari E. Pelafos, Mark J. Pelafos. Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1950. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1955.


Bar: Illinois 1956. 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 of Illinois College Law, Urbana, 1975-1976, 78—.


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.