Ron Miller practices both litigation and commercial law.

Ron's commercial practice involves the representation of clients in a variety of business sectors, with a focus on corporate governance, shareholder and owner relations, and financial transactions.

Ron's litigation practice focuses on insurance defence litigation, banking litigation, and commercial disputes. He has represented local, provincial, national and international clients on a wide variety of contested matters, before all level of Courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada.

Ron has also represented clients before a number of administrative tribunals, including the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board, Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority, the Saskatchewan Securities Commission, and Planning Appeal Boards.

Bar Admission

  • Saskatchewan, 1984

Education

  • Mediation Certificate, 1995
  • Bachelor of Laws (Distinction), University of Saskatchewan, 1983

Community Involvement

  • Saskatoon City Hospital Foundation, Director, 2007-2012
  • Saskatchewan Soccer Association
    • Governance Committee Chair, 2012 – 2016
    • Director, 2010 – 2016
  • Riverside Golf and Country Club, 1991-present
    • President, 2007-2008
    • Vice President, 2005-2007
    • Director, 2004-2009
  • Saskatoon Club, 1989-present
    • President, 2004-2005
    • Vice President, 2003 - 2004
    • Treasurer, 2002 -2003
    • Director, 2000-2006
  • Saskatoon Rotary Club, 1995-2007
  • United Way of Saskatoon, Leader of the Way Division, Chair, 1993-1995
  • Canadian Progress Club, Founding member and executive committee, 1986-1994

Awards & Recognition

  • "Best Lawyers in Canada", Corporate Governance Practice, 2016
  • Recipient of the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal, 2002
  • Appointed Queen's Counsel

Memberships & Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association
    • Saskatchewan Young Lawyers' Chair, 1984-1986
    • Young Lawyers' Conference, National Executive, 1986 -1993
    • Young Lawyers' Conference, National Chair, 1991-1992
    • Saskatchewan Branch Council, 1985-2015
    • National Executive, 1990-1991, 1998-1999
    • National Finance and Planning Directorate, 1992-1993
    • National Council, 1993-2002; 2005-present
    • Saskatchewan 1995 Midwinter Meeting (Saskatoon), Chair, 1995
    • Saskatchewan Branch, Treasurer, 1995–1996
    • Saskatchewan Branch, Vice-President, 1996-1997
    • Saskatchewan Branch, President, 1997-1998
    • 2001 National Annual Meeting (Saskatoon), Co-Chair, 2001
    • National Awards Committee, 2003-2006
    • Saskatchewan Awards Committee, Chair, 2003-2006
  • Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • CBA Law For the Future Fund, Director, 2001-present
  • Canadian Bar Insurance Association, Director, 2008 -2015
    • Management Board, 2010-2015
    • Risk Management Committee, Chair, 2012-2013
    • Strategic Planning Committee, Chair, 2014-2015
  • Canadian Defence Lawyers, 2001-present
  • Saskatoon Insolvency Association, 1989-2001
  • Member, Saskatoon Bar Association, 1989-present
  • Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers’ Association, 1997-present

"Intellectual Property Litigation", Canadian Bar Association National Conference, Panelist, Saskatoon, 2001

"Telling our Story", Future of the Legal Profession Conference, Moderator, Saskatoon, 1998

College of Law, University of Saskatchewan, Sessional Lecturer, 1992-1995

National Trial Advocacy Seminar, Calgary, Co-Chair, 1991

Faculty of Administration, University of Regina, Sessional Lecturer, 1984-1987

Saskatchewan Legal Education Society, Presenter and Lecturer

Bar Admission Course, Lecturer

"Receiverships", Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Bar Admission Course, 1997

"Examinations for Discovery", Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Bar Admission Course, 1994

"Civil Procedure Case Book", College of Law, 1992