Courtney Miller focuses on estate and gift planning and succession law and also provides counsel in corporate, matrimonial and charitable transactions and matters. Courtney advises clients in both large and small successions and represents heirs in successions that are adversarial.
Helping clients plan their estates, Courtney works on wills, powers of attorney and various types of trusts, including “Special Needs Trusts” for individuals with disabilities fearing loss of government benefits. She also guides clients in charitable giving, drafts marriage contracts and negotiates community property settlements. She has extensive experience preparing gift and estate tax returns for filing with the Internal Revenue Service.
Courtney has assisted clients with corporate transactions, particularly conducting due diligence, analyzing tax issues and structuring of the transaction, preparing transactional documents and working with the accountant to prepare tax returns to accurately report the transaction.
Additionally, she has experience working with the US Department of Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Ship Financing, and their Capital Construction Fund and Construction Reserve Fund programs. She has helped clients in the application to MARAD, administering the funds and accounting to MARAD for their use.
A member of the Board of Directors of Xplore Federal Credit Union and of the School Board of St. Francis Xavier School, Courtney is also a member of the New Orleans Estate Planning Council and Association of Women Attorneys.
- Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., 2004
- University of New Orleans, B.S., 2001
Professional Affiliations & Memberships:
- American Bar Association
- Louisiana State Bar Association
- New Orleans Estate Planning Council
- Young Leadership Council
- The Cornerstone Council, Greater New Orleans Foundation
- St. Francis Xavier School, School Board
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