Mr. Miles is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is a member of the firm and focuses on civil litigation matters, including the defense of medical providers in health care liability cases. He also represents medical providers in licensure and credentialing matters. Mr. Miles has received Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating of “AV – Preeminent.” He has extensive jury trial experience, and he has successfully defended numerous cases involving multi-million dollar claims as lead counsel or co-counsel. The most recent verdicts Mr. Miles obtained as lead defense counsel are:
Directed verdict for a Davidson County radiology group in a case of admitted negligence involving a claim of pain and suffering.
Directed verdict for a Davidson County surgeon in a case involving a claim of permanent disfigurement.
Defense verdict for a Maury County surgical group in a case involving a claim of wrongful death.
Defense verdict for a Sumner County emergency medicine physician in a case involving a claim of wrongful death.
Defense verdict for a Wilson County internal medicine physician in a case involving a claim of wrongful death.
Defense verdict as co-lead counsel for a Davidson County neurosurgical group in a case involving a claim of wrongful death.
Defense verdict for a Davidson County urologist and his practice group in a case involving a claim of permanent injury.
Defense verdict for a Rutherford County radiologist in a case of admitted negligence involving a claim of severe emotional injury.
Directed verdict for a Davidson County general surgeon in a case involving a claim of injuries following surgery.
Mr. Miles also has substantial appellate experience. The following is a representative list of appellate matters in which Mr. Miles has represented clients:
Cooper v. Mandy, 2022 639 S.W.3d 29 (Tenn. 2022).
Kidd v. Dickerson, 2020 WL 5912808 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2020).
Kinsey v. Schwarz, 2017 WL 3575895 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2017).
Givens v. Sorrels, 2013 WL 4507946 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2013).
Groves v. Colburn, 2013 WL 3964758 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2013).
Jackson v. HCA Health Services of Tennessee, Inc., 383 S.W.3d 497 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2012).
Givens v. Josovitz, 343 S.W.3d 76 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2010).
Clifford v. Tacogue, 2010 WL 2712534 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2010).
Mr. Miles was raised in New England. After graduating from The Rivers School in Weston, Massachusetts, he attended Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama. Mr. Miles graduated in 1995 with a degree in English. He then attended Tulane University’s School of Law in New Orleans and graduated cum laude in 1998. After law school, he returned to Birmingham to begin his legal career at Lange, Simpson, Robinson & Somerville (now Adams & Reese), where he practiced for over three years. Mr. Miles then moved to Nashville and joined North, Pursell & Ramos, P.L.C. in January 2002.
Mr. Miles is active in professional and civic organizations. He serves on the Tennessee State Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is a member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel. He is on the District Five Investigating Committee of the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners. He has twice served as a mentor to recently licensed attorneys through the Tennessee Bar Association’s Mentoring Program. He is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association as well as a member, and former Secretary, of the Nashville Bar Association. He volunteered as a mentor with Middle Tennessee Big Brothers Big Sisters for over five years. He attends the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Nashville, where he served as an elected member of the Parish Council from 2016 through 2017 and taught kindergarten Sunday School for over five years. Mr. Miles enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, playing softball, attending sporting events and traveling.
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (Tennessee State Committee, March 2023 – Present)
Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
Super Lawyers (2023)