Cory J. Miller

Professional and Business History:
Cory Miller is a co-founder of Miller Lyden, P.C. which began in January 2016.

Growing up in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, Cory was born and raised in his hometown of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin where he graduated before attending the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. In 1997, Cory received his Law Degree from the Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. After graduation, Cory returned to his hometown where he served his community both as a prosecutor as well as a defense attorney before relocating with his family to Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 2001.

Cory has spent the last two decades developing his criminal practice throughout southeast Pennsylvania and is Capital Case certified in the Pennsylvania state courts. In addition to his state practice, Cory is licensed to practice law in the Federal Courts of the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania. Outside of Court, Cory serves his community as Chairman of the West Earl Township Zoning Board and also sits on the Board of Directors, as Secretary, for Revelations of Freedom Ministries, a faith-based treatment center located in Blue Ball, PA.

Bachelor of Science, History,
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, 1993
Juris Doctorate, Hamline University School of Law, 1997

Professional Activities and Memberships:

  • Qualified as Capital Counsel by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Admitted to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • Admitted to the Wisconsin Supreme Court
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Lancaster County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association of Defense Lawyers
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity – Member and Former Chapter President

Cory was born and raised in the Northwoods of Wisconsin where he developed his down-to-earth personality and a strong personal rapport with others at an early age. While in college at the University of Wisconsin, he enjoyed participation in college Forensics where he excelled and reached the National Finals in debate. In his spare time, he was both a Back-country canoe and fishing guide as well as snowboarding instructor. Relocating his law practice to Pennsylvania in 1998, he continues to apply his past experiences to the practice of law as a criminal trial attorney. When not in a courtroom, he now shares his passion for sports and the outdoors with his family. Cory currently resides in West Earl Township, Lancaster County with his wife and children. Cory and his family are members of the Saint John Neumann Catholic Church in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Cory J. Miller in the News

Lancaster lawmakers seek harsher penalties, new charges for some crimes
Lancaster Online | May 8, 2015

Jury convicts former Strasburg man of raping 4-year-old girl
Lancaster Online | October 21, 2013

Judges, attorneys react to first procedural changes designed to deliver swifter justice in county court
Lancaster Online | July 28, 2013

Legal professionals on Kelly Ballentine case: Lancaster district judge got a ‘break’
Lancaster Online | June 13, 2013

New Providence man acquitted of most serious charges in brawl with trooper
Lancaster Online | May 8, 2013

Theft-related crimes often are repeated
Lancaster Online | April 14, 2013

Study shows parolees return to crime
Lancaster Online | April 14, 2013

Jakwan Green’s fate in judge’s hands
Lancaster Online | January 9, 2013

Former Bank Executive Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Fraud Scheme | September 11, 2012

Some charges dropped in synthetic-drugs case | June 6, 2012

Jury still wrestling with rape verdict
Lancaster Online | November 10, 2011

Man acquitted of Rape Charges
Lancaster Online | July 12, 2008

Cory Miller