Stephen Millan

Attorney & Founder

Welcome to the Stephen Millan Scholarship for Law Students, a testament to the enduring legacy of Hon. Stephen Millan and his unwavering commitment to justice, integrity, and community service. Born and raised in New York, Judge Millan embodies the epitome of legal excellence, with a distinguished career spanning both the bench and the bar.

With a Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Boston College, Judge Millan’s journey is marked by a profound dedication to upholding the principles of fairness and equity. From his tenure as a Circuit Court Judge in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit to his extensive experience as an attorney, Judge Millan’s contributions to the legal profession and his community are unparalleled.

The Stephen Millan Scholarship for Law Students stands as a beacon of opportunity for aspiring legal minds, offering a $1,000 award through an engaging essay contest. Our scholarship celebrates the passion, drive, and potential of law students who embody the values of integrity, compassion, and leadership.

Beyond financial assistance, this scholarship represents a gateway to meaningful connections, mentorship opportunities, and a network of like-minded individuals committed to effecting positive change in the world.

Professional Credentials


    • Juris Doctor, Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA (1987-1990)
    • Bachelor of Arts in History & English Literature, Boston College, Boston, MA (1984-1987)


    • Circuit Court Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Miami, FL (2015-2018)
      • Overseeing all levels of Juvenile, Dependency, and Criminal litigation
      • Serving as a liaison with members of the community and the legal system
      • Mentoring students from high school to law school
    • Attorney, Law Offices of Stephen Millan, P.A., Miami, FL (1997-2014)
      • Concentration in State and Federal Criminal defense and post-trial litigation
      • Experience in Immigration, Bankruptcy, Family Law, Civil Litigation, Real Estate, Personal Injury, and Probate
    • Of Counsel, The Cochran Firm (Criminal Division), Miami, FL (2007-2012)
    • Assistant State Attorney, Office of the State Attorney for Miami-Dade County (1990-1997)
      • Served in various divisions including Career Criminal/Robbery, Narcotics, Felony Trial, Juvenile, DUI/Traffic/Misdemeanor, and Domestic Violence

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