Christina Miller

Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Associate Director of Clinical Programs

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Christina Miller is an Associate Clinical Professor of Law and serves as the Associate Director of Clinical Programs, overseeing Suffolk’s nationally ranked Clinical Programs. As a Professor, she leads the Prosecutors Program and teaches in the areas of digital evidence and criminal procedure. She teaches and supervises the next generation of prosecutors who are practicing pursuant to Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:03 for District Attorney’s Offices around the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Her teaching and supervision focus on the foundations of criminal law, case assessment, ethical exercise of state power, the options and impact of criminal law procedure, and informed and thoughtful use of discretion. She works intensively with students to develop skills in the areas of case assessment, oral advocacy, litigation strategy, organization, building professional voice, and confidence.

Prior to joining Suffolk’s faculty, Associate Director Miller served the people of Suffolk County in Massachusetts as the Chief of District Courts and Community Prosecutions and as an Assistant District Attorney. As Chief, she oversaw operations in the Boston municipal and district courts, managed training and hiring of assistant district attorneys, and supervised and handled hate-crime prosecutions. She also investigated and prosecuted incidents of online and in-person child exploitation, domestic violence, and a variety of other cases. Before this position, she was an assistant district attorney representing the Commonwealth in the trial and appellate courts, for the Suffolk, Norfolk, and Essex County district attorneys. She began her legal career as a law clerk for the Massachusetts Superior Court.

Associate Director Miller also serves the Massachusetts Bar through leadership on numerous committees and task forces focusing on criminal litigation, diversity and inclusion, equality in the legal profession, and community centered justice. Currently, she Co-Chairs the Boston Community Justice Task Force, which works to support justice involved individuals who live with addiction and mental health challenges and collaborates with justice partners in the area of criminal sentencing alternatives and diversion. She seeks to guide justice-led legal and policy efforts through her work as Co-Chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Amicus Committee and Board of Editors for the Boston Bar Journal, and as a member of the Internal Affairs Oversight Panel for the City of Boston’s Office of Police Accountability and Transparency.

Associate Director Miller presents and trains in the areas of digital evidence, criminal procedure, ethical prosecutorial practice, integrating digital technology into teaching of criminal law and procedure, and Massachusetts, criminal motion and trial practice.


  • BA, Ohio Wesleyan University
  • JD, Northeastern University

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Bar Admittance

Massachusetts, 1998

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