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J. Mark Miller

Phone: 318.562.2701
Fax: 318.562.2751

mark.miller@keanmiller.com
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Mark Miller is a partner in the Shreveport office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2020 and practices in the business group. Mark has more than 22 years of experience as a transactional attorney and litigator. Mark began his practice in litigation which provided him with valuable experience in recognizing that litigation can often be avoided by eliminating or reducing risk at the contract and transactional stage. Mark shifted his practice to include transactional work representing clients in corporate transactions, business formations, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, contract preparation, contract negotiations, real estate transactions, commercial transactions, successions, interdictions and estate planning. Mark continues to represent clients in litigation of corporate, commercial, real estate, probate and interdiction matters.

Representative Experience
  • Representation of buyers and sellers in asset and stock sales of corporations and limited liability companies including lender and seller financed sales
  • Representation of corporations and limited liability companies as general corporate counsel
  • Representation of companies regarding preparation or review of corporate governance documents, vendor agreements, lease agreements, indemnification agreements, buy/sell agreements, non-compete agreements, non-disclosure agreements, employment agreements and contractor agreements
  • Representation of finance companies, corporations, and shareholders in the drafting, reviewing, and finalization of commercial loan documents
  • Representation of property and timber company owners in sales and purchases of residential and commercial real estate
  • Representation of property owners in breach of buy/sell agreements and boundary dispute litigation
  • Representation of multi-dwelling property owners in eviction proceedings
  • Representation of nursing homes and interdicts for recovery of misappropriated property and funds
  • Representation of insurers and insureds in commercial liability claims, directors and officer liability claims, fiduciary liability claims, and land title claims
  • Representation of creditors in collection actions on notes and accounts including executory process proceedings
  • Representation of legatees, heirs, and administrators in succession proceedings
  • Representation of clients in numerous complex probate proceedings including actions for recovery of succession assets
Education

Mark earned his B.S. in Finance from Louisiana State University – Shreveport in 1994. He earned his J.D. from the LSU Law Center in 1997. After law school, Mark served as a judicial law clerk for the 14th Judicial District Court in Calcasieu Parish.

Admissions
  • Admitted, Louisiana, 1997; United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, United States Court of Appeal, Fifth Circuit; and United States Supreme Court
Memberships
  • Shreveport, Natchitoches, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel – Board Member
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