R. James Miller

Jim Miller has more than two decades of experience in insurance and self-insured defense. His expertise is in defending individuals and companies in actions involving products liability, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and commercial litigation. He has significant experience in representing manufacturers of medical devices in product liability actions. Jim has successfully argued cases before […]

Gordon W. Bowley

Gordon Bowley has a long record of success in the areas of insurance defense and related litigation. His practice focuses on defending individuals and companies in actions involving motor vehicle and trucking accidents, premises liability, products liability, and public entity liability. Gordon has tried several civil cases in California Superior Court and has successfully argued […]

J. Brian Powers

Brian Powers specializes in insurance defense and related litigation for Powers Miller. He recently began working as a mediator and binding arbitrator. Brian has tried 28 cases to jury verdicts in courts throughout Northern California and brought more than 2,000 civil cases to conclusion since his career began in 1980. Brian strives to bring clients […]

John P. Sciacca

John Sciacca is a partner at Powers Miller specializing in civil litigation with an emphasis in personal injury defense litigation. He also has extensive experience defending individuals in real property disputes, libel and defamation.  John has significant experience in the practice of Anti-SLAPP litigation and has never lost a motion to dismiss on that grounds. […]

Robert F. Bennett, Jr.

Rob Bennett is an associate at Powers Miller specializing in personal injury litigation, insurance litigation and vehicle law. As a law student he clerked for several civil litigators, gaining valuable experience in personal injury and civil litigation. Clients appreciate Rob’s steadfast commitment to educating and informing them about the legal process as they are experiencing […]

Katherine Marlink

Katherine Marlink is an associate at Powers Miller specializing in insurance defense, including motor vehicle accidents and premises liability. Katherine is a thoughtful listener who brings a love of problem solving to her work. “I enjoy analyzing problems and finding resolutions for clients,” she says. Before joining Powers Miller, Katherine worked as an associate attorney […]

Deborah L. Bartlett

Deborah L. Bartlett is an associate at Powers Miller specializing in civil litigation, including personal injury, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, and construction defect law. Before and during law school, Deborah worked as lead paralegal for a national insurance company which enabled her expand her knowledge by assisting with many matters from initial assignment through […]

Evan M. McBride

Evan McBride is an attorney at Powers Miller specializing in civil litigation. He held internships at the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the ACLU and has worked at several civil litigation firms in the Sacramento region. Clients trust Evan’s straightforward style of communication and appreciate his approachability and willingness to listen. He enjoys interacting with clients […]

James W. Schaefers, Jr.

James Schaefers is an associate at Powers Miller specializing in personal injury law. He studied criminal justice as an undergraduate and chose a career in law because he enjoys the challenge of keeping up with the continual changes to the legal field. James places a high value on being a good listener for clients. “I […]

Taylor J. Turville

Taylor Turville is an associate at Powers Miller specializing in civil litigation and insurance defense. Prior to joining the firm, Taylor worked in the district attorney’s office in Orange County, was a summer intern at a firm in Madrid, Spain, and worked as a family law attorney in Roseville. She appreciates “the problem-solving aspect of […]