Trentis E. Miller
Trentis Miller was born and raised in Jackson, Missouri. He graduated from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, where he met his wife and Chillicothe native, Malissa Mautino Miller, and became a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. After graduating Westminster in 2004, Miller worked in the banking industry for five years before attending law school. Miller’s banking experience includes credit analyst work on complex commercial loans and participation in the bank’s senior loan committee meetings.
Miller graduated from UMKC Law School in 2012, where he volunteered at the Kansas City Tax Clinic and was a Literary Editor of the UMKC Law Review. Miller joined Chapman and Cowherd, P.C. upon graduation from UMKC and successful completion of the Missouri Bar Exam.
Miller handles general legal needs for clients while also specializing in criminal law, family law, workers’ compensation law, and landlord-tenant issues. Miller has successfully completed DWI detection and standardized field sobriety training and represents clients in DWI defense. Miller assists clients with protecting their Second Amendment rights, the drafting of National Firearms Act Trusts, and expunging their criminal record. Miller is admitted to practice in the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, United States District Courts and has also assisted with and argued cases in front of the Missouri Court of Appeals.
Miller is member of Chillicothe Rotary and Elks Club 656. Miller serves as a board member for North Missouri FCA, Hedrick Medical Center Foundation, Chillicothe Education Foundation, Main Street Chillicothe, and Chillicothe Area Christian Building, Nonprofit (formerly Chillicothe Habitat for Humanity, Inc.). Miller is active in the Missouri Bar and has served as the District 1 representative on the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) since 2014.
Miller resides in Chillicothe with his wife and children. Miller’s hobbies include spending time with his family, golfing, and boating.