Blake C. Miller


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Blake C. Miller

Blake Miller was born and raised in Ottumwa, Iowa. After high school, he went on to attend Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In college, Blake played tight end for the Kohawk football team and obtained his Bachelor of Arts in political science in 2014. He went on to obtain his J.D., cum laude, from the Creighton University School of Law in 2017.

In law school, Blake clerked for Carlson & Burnett and kept a strong focus academically on trial advocacy. He competed on Creighton’s 2016 trial team that advanced to the semi-final round of the national Buffalo-Niagara Trial Competition in Buffalo, New York. Blake was also a law review member, and his article on presentation of evidence in a criminal trial was published in Volume 50, Edition 3 of the Creighton Law Review. Upon graduating from law school, Blake earned the J.D. concentration Certificate in Litigation, received the Lyle E. Strom Scholar Award for Trial Advocacy, and was named to the Order of the Barristers.

After graduating from law school in 2017, Blake joined Carlson & Burnett as an Associate Attorney in our litigation department. He primarily handles cases involving personal injury, including car accidents and property liability. In his free time, Blake enjoys following college football and Creighton basketball, traveling, and spending time in Omaha’s Old Market.


  • Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA; B.A. Political Science – 2014
  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, NE; J.D., cum laude – 2017
    • Concentration: Litigation
    • Creighton Law Review, staff member.


  • Lyle E. Strom Scholar Award for Trial Advocacy for Exceptional Skills in Litigation Theory and Practice
  • Order of the Barristers
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Cross-Examination

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa – 2017
  • Nebraska – 2018


  • Iowa Bar Association
  • Nebraska Bar Association


Blake Miller, The Nebraska Supreme Court Incorrectly Observes a Victim's Character as an Essential Element of Self-Defense for the Admission of Specific Character Evidence under Rule 405, 50 Creighton L. Rev. 587 (2017).

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