Mark Miller

Mark Miller

Chief of Staff, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem

Topics: Administrative Law & Regulation • Constitution • Criminal Law & Procedure • Environmental Law & Property Rights • Federalism & Separation of Powers • First Amendment • Culture

Mark Miller serves as Chief of Staff to South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem and is a member of the Governor's executive team. He also is the Unborn Child Advocate within the Governor's Office, advancing the Governor's goal of making the state the most pro-life state in the country.

Mark attended college and law school at the University of Florida, earning both diplomas with honors. He elbow clerked for U.S. District Judge Henry Lee Adams, Jr., and Florida state appellate court judge Emerson R. Thompson, Jr. Before joining the Governor's Office, he served as a senior attorney for Pacific Legal Foundation and as a member of the Board of Directors for Americans United for Life. He has dedicated much of his career to giving back to his community, volunteering to serve on the boards of directors for a number of charities, including non-profits dedicated to providing legal aid to the poor.

Mark has participated in a number of Fed Soc debates on law school campuses over the years, debating criminal justice reform, property rights, environmental law, free speech, and abortion.

Mark lives in Pierre; he and his wife Mindy, a University of Notre Dame graduate and catholic school principal, have four children.


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