Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP – Personal Injury Law – Melissa Miller

Melissa Miller


Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP – Personal Injury Law – Melissa Miller


I want to be part of a team that is dedicated to their clients, passionate about litigation and excels in their craft – that is why I am proud to be a part of the team at Howie, Sacks & Henry.

Melissa Miller is an advocate for the most vulnerable members of our population, the elderly. Being certified in Elder Law, she concentrates on nursing home negligence, long-term care cases and elder abuse. Her practice is also committed to all areas of personal injury litigation, including product liability, hospital negligence, car accidents, slip and falls and long-term disability claims. Melissa is a trusted advisor who supports and guides clients through the legal issues that need to be resolved as they fight to recover. Melissa is an experienced trial advocate and is prepared to take her cases all the way.

Melissa is a member of many professional associations and frequently authors articles for these associations and other organizations, including updates on the law, catastrophic impairment, and important issues that affect the rights of injured victims. Melissa was elected to the Board of Directors of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association in 2017.

Practice Focus

Thought Leadership

Speaking Engagements

Guest Tort lecturer at Dalhousie Law School, March 2018

Top Ten Trial Tips, Women’s Caucus Networking Lunch, November 2017

Top 10 Tort Cases in Motor Vehicle Litigation, OBA, November 2016

Confidentiality and Privacy, OTLA Spring Conference, May 2015

Media Mentions

Families sue care homes, alleging neglect contributed to death of loved ones, Melissa exposes possible neglect in Ontario nursing homes, CBC, January 7, 2019

GoFundMe Started for Paralyzed Man Facing Eviction, Melissa updates reporters on the impending fate of her client, Toronto Star, June 28, 2018.

Man Facing Eviction from Retirement Home, Melissa explains the circumstances of disabled client facing eviction from Sunrise Senior facility, CTV News, June 27, 2018.

Neville-Lake Family Seeking $25- Million in Damages, Melissa explained why $25M might not be too high to claim from Muzzo family, CP 24, January 10, 2017

Muzzo Family Faces 25 Million Dollar Lawsuit (audio), Melissa comments on how damages are assessed, News Talk Radio 1010, January 10, 2017

Melissa Miller Gets to the Art of the Matter, Precedent Magazine, May 26, 2015

Personal, Industry and Community Activity


Osgoode Elder Law Certificate, 2018

Called to the Ontario Bar, 2010

LLB, University of Windsor, Faculty of Law, 2009

BA (Honours, With Distinction), Double Major: Philosophy and Political Science

University of Toronto, St. Michael’s College, 2006

Honours and Awards


Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, 2014

Community Involvement

Plan Canada – I am a Girl, Child Sponsor

Certified Yoga Instructor

Professional Associations and Memberships

Ontario Trial Lawyers Association

  • Board of Directors (Current)
  • Past-Chair, New Lawyers Division
  • Past-Vice-Chair, New Lawyers Division

Ontario Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association

Medico-Legal Society

The Advocates’ Society

Women’s Law Association of Ontario

Young Women in the Law

Melissa Miller’s Team

Name Title
Carmen Foglia
Assistant to Melissa Miller

Carmen Foglia
Assistant to Melissa Miller

Among the best in Canada

Since 2011 Canadian Lawyer Magazine rated us one of the top personal injury law firms in Canada. Why? With close to 20 years helping accident victims and their families, our firm understands the laws that affect your rights to compensation because we’ve helped shape those laws in favour of accident victims.

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