Levin College of Law

C. Douglas Miller

Emeritus Professor of Law

Mailing Address:
Box #117627 Gainesville, FL 32611

(352) 273-0680



LL.M., New York University
J.D., University of Kansas
B.S., University of Kansas (with distinction)

Teaching & Scholarship

Estates & Trusts, Income Taxation

Professional Activities

University of Florida: Joined College of Law in 1973. Director, Estates & Trusts Practice Certificate Program. Teaching Awards: 1981-82, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98. Named 2002 as Director of new Center for Estate & Elder Law Planning.

Visiting Faculty: Arizona State University, University of Leiden (Netherlands).

Private Practice: Clark Mize of Salina, KS (1966-73); Lowndes Drosdick & Doster, Orlando (1978-79); Miller & Rainey, Orlando (1980-86).

Professional Affiliations: Kansas Bar Association, The Florida Bar, American Bar Association.


Trusts and Estates - LAW 6930
  • Topics covered include intestate succession; family protection; execution and revocation of wills; ademption and lapse; gifts; and creation, revocation, modification and termination of trusts.
Estate Planning - LAW 6431
  • Using problems as the primary means of instruction, will explore theories and skills involved in estate planning process. Specific topics include: estate planning engagement; information gathering; estate analysis; identification of client objectives; development of remedial and conventional estate plans; and selection of fiduciaries. Students will complete an exercise in document preparation in a transaction context.