Monique A. Miles is the founder of a successful law firm, Old Towne Associates, P.C., where she advises individuals and businesses on matters involving employment agreements, employment discrimination and retaliation, wage and hour compliance, sexual harassment, business torts, breach of contract, and third-party investigations. She litigates employment cases in state and federal courts in Virginia and the District of Columbia from inception up to settlement or trial.
Ms. Miles earned her B.A. in Foreign Affairs and Philosophy from the University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA) in 2002. She earned her J.D. from Regent University School of Law (Virginia Beach, VA) in 2008.
HONORS AND AWARDS
The Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference presented Ms. Miles with a Significant Service Award in June of 2016 and an Outstanding Service Award in June 2012 for her service as Chair of the Women and Minorities in the Profession Commission.
Virginia State Bar
Supreme Court of Virginia
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
District of Columbia Bar
District of Columbia Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
An entrepreneur and social justice advocate, Ms. Miles has been involved with the Northern Virginia community for the past 30 years. Since 2015, Ms. Miles has served on the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association. Since 2017, she has served on the Board of Directors for Community Lodgings, a local nonprofit that provides affordable and transitional housing and educational programs for children and their parents. Ms. Miles served on the Board of Directors for the Legal Services Corporation of Virginia from 2013-2016 and also served on the Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference from 2012-2016.
Virginia Bar Association (Member), Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (Member), Alexandria Bar Association (Member), Fairfax Bar Association (Member), Northern Virginia Black Attorneys Association (Member), District of Columbia Bar Association (Member), Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington D.C. (Member), Christian Legal Society (Member), Federalist Society (Member).
Provided research and drafted material for an article on Chinese CPC asylum cases that appeared in the Executive Office of Immigration Review's monthly internal publication, the Immigration Law Advisor. See Lisa de Cardona and Dee Brooks, Issues Arising in Coercive Population Control Claims: Survey of Board of Immigration Appeals and Federal Court Decisions, Immigration Law Advisor, Vol. 1 No.9, Sept. 2007.
Provided research and drafted material for a law review article. See Larry O. Natt Gantt, II, Charles H. Oates & Samuel Pyeatt Menefee, Professional Responsibility and the Christian Attorney: Comparing the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct and Biblical Precepts, 19 Regent U. L. Rev. 1 (2006).
Del Ray Baptist Church (Member, Community Care & Nursery Volunteer), Wright to Read (Mentor & Reading Tutor), American Association of University Women, Alexandria Chapter (Member, Women Building Cross-Cultural Friendships Committee), The City Church D.C. (Member 2009-2014), The City Church D.C. (Director of Community Service Projects 2011-2014), Candidate for Alexandria City Council (2015).
Ms. Miles was born on Travis Air Force Base to two Air Force officers. She was raised in Santa Maria, CA and Northern Virginia. She's lived in Las Cruces, NM; Centreville, Virginia; Charlottesville, VA; Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan; Virginia Beach, VA; and currently resides in Alexandria, VA. Ms. Miles has traveled to Brazil, Cambodia, China, Cuba, Germany, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, St. Barthelemy, St. Martin, Scotland, Thailand, The Netherlands, Turkey, and Vietnam. Ms. Miles enjoys volunteering, long distance running, playing polo, and spending time with her poodles, Charlie and Mireille.