Ms. Miller, an attorney, was general counsel to Gov. Edward G. Rendell, placing her in charge of the Pennsylvania Office of General Counsel, where she led a staff of more than 450 attorneys who represented the governor’s office and 32 executive and independent agencies. Prior to her appointment to the Governor’s Cabinet, she was a partner and shareholder in the law firm of McKissock and Hoffman, P.C. She was the first woman elected president of the 27,000 member Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) during 1998-1999 and also chaired the association’s first Commission on Women in the Profession and its House of Delegates and Young Lawyers Division. She has served in a number of roles with a variety of non-profit organizations in the greater Philadelphia region and has received numerous honors, including from both the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Former Governor Tom Ridge named her a Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania. She received an A.B. from Mount Holyoke College and a Master of Arts degree in political science from the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. She holds a juris doctorate from Dickinson School of Law and a Master of Law degree from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.