Philadelphia Lawyer Tyesha C. Miley to Serve on Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors

HARRISBURG, Pa. (May 3, 2023) — Tyesha C. Miley of the Office of General Counsel, Pennsylvania Department of State, will begin a three-year term as a minority governor on the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Board of Governors at the conclusion of the association’s Annual Meeting, May 5, in Philadelphia.

Miley will be one of two governors on the board representing the interests of minority members of the association.

Miley has been a voting delegate in the PBA House of Delegates since 2016. She is a member of the PBA Minority Bar Committee and served as its 2019-21 chair. She also is a member of the PBA In-House Counsel, Insurance Staff Attorney and the Commission on Women in the Profession committees. She is a past member of the PBA Solo and Small Firm Section. She is an alumna of the PBA Bar Leadership Institute.

Miley is also active in the Philadelphia Bar Association and its Commission on Judicial Retention. She is a member of the National Bar Association and has served in numerous roles for the organization, including 2020-21 deputy chief of staff, 2014-2016 Region III director and member of the 2014 Judicial Council, Midyear Meeting.

In the community, she served six years on the board of trustees for a Philadelphia-based charter school.

Prior to joining the Office of General Counsel last June, Miley litigated and defended claims and cases for SEPTA for more than six years. For approximately two years, she operated TCM Law in Philadelphia, a firm focusing on complex legal and business challenges, and a range of real estate, estate planning and domestic relations cases. Miley also previously served as senior counsel — litigation for the Philadelphia Housing Authority, staff counsel for Travelers Insurance Company and staff counsel for Allstate. She began her career serving for three years as an assistant district attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.

Miley earned her undergraduate degree from City College of New York and her Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law.