Recreation and Parks Commission
Elizabeth Miller is the assistant director of the Office of the Ohio Public Defender (OPD).
She has dedicated her legal career to ensuring the most vulnerable individuals in our society are afforded quality legal representation. Elizabeth first joined the OPD in 2004 and served as an assistant state public defender in the OPD’s Juvenile Department – providing trial, appellate and post-conviction representation to juveniles across the state, which included successfully arguing cases before the Supreme Court of Ohio. From 2011-2012, Elizabeth served as director of the Juvenile Division of the Hamilton County Public Defender Office in Cincinnati. In 2012, Elizabeth rejoined the OPD as a supervising attorney in the OPD’s Legal Department, supervising attorneys providing appellate and post-conviction representation to incarcerated adults. In 2014, Elizabeth was appointed assistant director of the OPD, and since that time has worked tirelessly to provide support, training and necessary resources to staff, clients and other members of the defense community.