Gregory Miller is a Destrehan businessman and attorney who currently serves District 56 in the Louisiana House of Representatives. Greg practices principally in the area of property law, dealing with successions, estate administration, wills, and trusts, elder law, property title clearance, and business formation.
Greg was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives, District 56, in 2011, and has served with distinction for three terms. He was re-elected in 2015 and 2019 without opposition. He is currently Chairman of the House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure. He served for eight years on the House and Governmental Affairs Committee and was appointed Chairman in 2019. He also serves on the House Select Leadership Committee. Additionally, Miller is a member of the Council of the Louisiana State Law Institute where he also serves as an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Council. He is a member of the Legislature’s Republican and Acadiana Delegations and the Rural Caucus. Greg has also served on the Judiciary and Retirement committees.
Prior to joining the Legislature, Miller began practicing law in Norco, Louisiana, with his father, former State Representative Ralph Miller. He was a public defender in St. Charles Parish for over ten years and served as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Israel Augustine in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court.
A lifelong resident of the district, Miller’s family roots go back nearly 300 years in the River Parishes. He attended Sacred Heart School of Norco, De La Salle High School, and then earned political science and law degrees from LSU. Devoted to his community, after recent hurricanes devastated much of the area, Miller was heavily involved in Hurricane recovery efforts in the River Parishes. Miller sponsored legislation to protect homeowners from unscrupulous contractors after hurricanes, allowing contracts to be cancelled within 10 days of signing. He successfully led efforts to prioritize and provide funding to further strengthen hurricane protection. Miller supports state programs to attract more insurance companies to Louisiana as part of an overall push to lower home insurance rates. He consistently supports and works to further enhance our business climate, which will attract better-paying jobs. Miller secured millions of dollars for local road and drainage system improvements and enhancements to recreational facilities.
Miller has made continuous efforts to support law enforcement and public safety. In 2022, in response to the improper early release of a convicted serial child molester, Miller authored the Becnel Survivor Notification Act, which requires a 60-day notification to victims when a person convicted of a violent crime or sex offense is eligible for release from prison. This past legislative session, he sponsored legislation which created the River Parishes Juvenile Justice District, a regional approach for the detention and housing of juveniles accused of crimes. In 2021, he was recognized by the Louisiana Sheriff’s Association with its Legislative Leadership Award.
He has consistently supported higher funding for teachers and education, as well as increases for support personnel and cost of living increases for retired teachers. A conscientious steward of the taxpayers’ dollars, in each of his years of service in the House of Representatives, Miller has returned money to the state from his legislative office expense account.
Greg has received the Senator Russell B. Long Legislative Service Award (from the Louisiana Child Support Enforcement Association) for his package of legislation concerning child support enforcement laws. He was also named Legislator of the Year by the Fifth Circuit Judges Association and was recognized by the Louisiana Registrar of Voters Association for his legislation which significantly helped disabled voters to cast their ballots with dignity. He earned an Outstanding Family Advocate Award from Louisiana Family Forum for which he received their esteemed Patrick Henry Award and has received Louisiana Family Forum’s Family Advocate award multiple times for his support of family values.
Greg is a member of the Rotary Club of St. Charles Parish, which annually presents the Alligator Festival. He is a member of the River Region Chamber of Commerce, and the Norco Civic Association. A past president and a member of the St. Charles Bar Association, Greg has served on the Board of Directors of the United Way of St. Charles and is a member of the New Orleans Bar Association. He was also a founding member of the St. Charles Historical Society.
Married 32 years to Tulane University music professor and professional singer Amy Pfrimmer, who serves as a principal cantor at St. Louis Cathedral-Basilica, Greg attends St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Destrehan. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus-Red Church Council and has a 100% Pro-Life voting record with Louisiana Right to Life.
An avid outdoorsman, Miller enjoys hunting and fishing, and is a member of the Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana and Ducks Unlimited. Miller was recognized by CCA Louisiana as a Conservation Champion for his efforts during the 2022 Legislative Session. Miller has consistently voted to protect the rights of gun owners and received an “A” rating and endorsements from the National Rifle Association for the 2015 and 2019 election cycles.
He is consistently cited by legal publications for upholding the highest professional and ethical standards and is admitted to practice law in Louisiana and federal court. Miller is often called upon to lecture in the field of Civil Law and Procedure, including Successions and Wills, and frequently donates his legal services and expertise to various churches, community organizations, and individuals.
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Greg will continue to be a strong supporter of strengthening hurricane/flood protection and plays an active role in the continuing recovery from Hurricane Ida. He sponsored legislation allowing storm victims to cancel contracts with unscrupulous workers.