Justin T. Miller Honored With the 2017 v. Judson Klein Award

JurisdictionCalifornia,United States
CitationVol. 27 No. 1
Publication year2018
Justin T. Miller Honored with the 2017 V. Judson Klein Award

The Taxation Section of the California State Bar is pleased to have presented the 2017 V. Judson Klein Award to Justin T. Miller of BNY Mellon at the Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar and California Tax Policy Conference held on November 1 - 3, 2017, at the Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad, California.

The V. Judson Klein Award is presented on an annual basis by the Taxation Section to a recipient in mid-career who is selected by the Executive Committee. With respect to this award, the official statement of the Taxation Section reads:

V. Judson Klein was an exceptional California attorney who died at the age of 42 on September 20, 1976, as a result of a tragic accident. He was possessed of a keen and imaginative intellect, a true passion for the law, and great personal integrity. He lived his life and practiced his profession with an intensity and enthusiasm equalled by few, and his memory will long be a source of inspiration to those who knew him.
Jud Klein was the first Chairman of the Taxation Section of the State Bar of California. In his memory, the Taxation Section established the V. Judson Klein Award. This is a nonmonetary award given annually to California attorney who exemplifies the qualities that caused Jud to be loved and respected by colleagues and clients alike. The recipient, who is selected by the Executive Committee of the Taxation Section, may be engaged in either private practice or government service in California.

Justin Miller is a National Wealth Strategist at BNY Mellon, wealth management. He works collaboratively with other advisors to provide comprehensive wealth planning advice to clients and their families. He also is an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University School of Law, a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), and a sought-after speaker on tax, estate planning and family

governance topics for leading conferences throughout the country, including events hosted by the AAML, the ABA, ACTEC, CalCPA, Santa Clara University, Stanford University, the State Bar of California, the State Bar of Georgia, the State Bar of Texas, STEP, UCLA, the University of Notre Dame, Vistage International, the Washington State Bar Association, and YPO. In addition, he has published numerous articles in publications such as the California Tax Lawyer, the California Trusts and Estates Quarterly, State Tax Notes, Tax Notes, and Trusts & Estates, and he is...

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