Alysha Briggs-Miller

Cahill & Associates Attorney Alysha Briggs-Miller - Disability Law IllinoisAlysha Briggs-Miller is an associate attorney at Cahill & Associates, specializing in school law, special education law and estate planning. Prior to her employment at Cahill & Associates, Ms. Briggs-Miller completed an internship with the Guardianship and Advocacy Commission of Illinois drafting briefs on behalf of involuntarily committed patients. Ms. Briggs-Miller was drawn to special education law due to her work with the deaf and hearing impaired. Before she began her college studies, she trained as an interpreter for the deaf. While completing her B.A, and law degrees, Ms. Briggs-Miller worked as a sign language interpreter for Northern Illinois University, interpreting university classes for deaf students. As an expert speaker in the area of Special Education, Ms. Briggs-Miller presents programs for parent and community groups. Her topics include:

  1. The ABCs of Special Education
  2. Estate Planning for Families with Special Needs

Ms. Briggs-Miller received her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Northern Illinois University College of Law and was a member of the law review. Ms. Briggs-Miller is licensed to practice before the Illinois Supreme Court and the United States District Court.