J. Randolph Miller


Contact Information

1111 N. Northshore Drive, Suite S-700
Knoxville, Tennessee 37919

Phone: 865-584-4040 x218
Fax: 865-584-6084

[email protected]

J. Randolph Miller concentrates his practice in the areas of banking, real estate transactions, title insurance issuance and title insurance defense.

He is an issuing agent for Chicago Title Insurance Company; Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company; Fidelity National Title Insurance Company; First American Title Insurance Company; and Old Republic National Title Insurance Company. In addition, he is an approved counsel for Stewart Title Guaranty Company and serves as chief manager of Appalachian Title Company, LLC.

In his real estate practice, Miller represents lenders, developers and title insurance companies.

Recent representative transactions in Tennessee include:

  • $3.86 million HUD apartment complex refinancing in Knoxville
  • $7.6 million acquisition and development of historic properties in Knoxville
  • $10 million acquisition and development of industrial property in Sevier County
  • $12.65 million permanent loan for apartment complex in Knoxville
  • $65 million acquisition of equity interest in resort development in East Tennessee

Miller, prior to joining Long, Ragsdale & Waters, was a partner with the firm of Walling, Miller & Brand and an officer of a local title insurance company.

Miller was born in Dayton, Tennessee, raised in Kingsport and graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School.  He is married to Harriet Miller, and they have two adult sons. Miller enjoys long distance running, reading and travel.


B.S., University of Tennessee, 1980
magna cum laude

B.S., University of Tennessee, 1983
cum laude
transportation and logistics

J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, 1986

Phi Kappa Phi


Tennessee, 1986

Tennessee Supreme Court, 1986

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 1986


Tennessee Bar Association

Knoxville Bar Association

American Land Title Association

Tennessee Land Title Association

Tennessee Land Title Association Education Committee

Community School of the Arts, past board member

Knox Heritage, past board member

Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church, Sunday school teacher

Cherokee Country Club, membership committee

Testimonials & clients

We are only as good as the work we do for our clients, and we strive always to represent them efficiently and effectively. Our clients appreciate the devoted effort to solve their legal matters, and we thank them for telling us about their experiences with Long, Ragsdale & Waters.

Old Republic Title
Chicago Title Insurance Company
Fidelity National