About the Firm

Our law firm is unique in that we are a law practice founded by a husband and wife team. We offer individualized attention to our clients because we know how important it is to have someone who listens and cares, especially in any legal process. In our years of experience, we have found that providing our clients with individualized attention and treating them with compassion leads to better case results. We started Miller & Morilla because we want to do our part to help those in need. If you’re here, it’s likely that you or a loved one need help, whether you have been injured in an accident or need help with the legalization process, you are in the right place.

Ryan K. Miller

Attorney Ryan K. Miller is an experienced award winning attorney who works to make sure each client is seen as more than just a number to the insurance companies. Attorney Miller has personal experience in the stress and pain associated with injury cases, as he was in a major motor vehicle incident when he was in college. He has since dedicated his career to making sure people who were injured due to the acts of others, just as he was, are aggressively advocated for during the duration of their claim for compensation. It is Attorney Miller's goal to make sure the insurance companies know his clients are human beings who suffered pain and suffering, thus deserving justice. Attorney Miller has been named an eight-time Connecticut Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine each year from 2012 to 2019. He has also been awarded with the 2017 Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney Award by Attorney and Practice Magazine, the 2013 Outstanding Young Lawyer by Connecticut Magazine, a Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award from the National Academy of Personal Injury Lawyers in 2014, as well as Top 10 Under 40 Client’s Choice Award from the American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers in both 2014 and 2015. He has recently been selected to receive the award or Top 10 Plaintiff's Personal Injury Attorney in Connecticut, by Attorney & Practice Magazine and has been featured in the Connecticut Law Tribune's Settlement and Awards section as well. Attorney Miler is ranked 10.0 by Avvo.com and was given the Avvo Clients' Choice Award for Personal Injury.


Amy Morilla Miller

Attorney Morilla is licensed to practice in the States of Connecticut and New Jersey and their respective federal courts and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She received her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers Law School in Newark, where she was a member the Minority Student and Hispanic Student Associations, as well as Pro Bono Clinic. She received her Bachelors Degree from New York University where she majored in Latin American Studies and Spanish Literature. She is fluent in Spanish and is proficient in French and Portuguese. Her background in Latin culture and language are only a small part of the reason Attorney Morilla dedicates her legal career to helping immigrant families. Attorney Morilla is a first generation Cuban American. English is her second language, as it is to most of her clients. Her family members are Cuban exiles who fled persecution and came to America in pursuit of the American Dream, as have most of her clients. Attorney Morilla understands how difficult the legalization process can be firsthand. Attorney Morilla is dedicated to helping families stay together. She strongly believes that her understanding of the immigrant experience and thus, her compassion, creates a relationship with her clients that make the legalization process feel less daunting and complex. Nothing is too difficult to understand, if someone takes the time to explain it---that which she believes every client deserves no matter their level of education.
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Margaux Vanderheijden


Margaux Vanderheijden is 2014 graduate of the University of Connecticut, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Margaux has over five years of experience working in the legal field handling various matters such as civil litigation, real estate transactions, probate processes, bankruptcy and foreclosures, with a special focus on Personal Injury. Whether it be premises liability or a motor vehicle incident, Margaux is adept to providing the highest level of assistance with all Personal Injury cases. Margaux is also a licensed Connecticut Real Estate Agent and Notary Public.

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Karen de la Roca


Karen is a Stratford native. She attended Sacred Heart University where she majored in English and Writing. Karen has a background in early childhood education, as a preschool teacher for a number of years. Working with children and being able to make a significant impact in someones life is very important to her. In September of 2019, she began as a Legal Assistant at Miller & Morilla for their Immigration Law Department. Through her work, Karen has been able to help immigrant families in the way that she envisioned she could throughout her early professional career. Karen is fluent in the Spanish language.

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Maria Lima

Legal Assistant

Maria was born and raised in Brazil. She attended Law School for 6 years in Sao Paolo, while raising two children as a single mother. She moved to the United States in 2007 and worked as a domestic worker for 6 years. Since then, she has selflessly dedicated her time to assisting the immigrant community as a Community Activist. She is credited among others for the passing of the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in CT in 2015.

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