Miller and Milone, P.C., attorneys and management are actively involved in many prominent, professional and industry-related organizations.
American Bar Association
The American Bar Association, the largest voluntary professional association in the world. With nearly 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.
Nassau County Bar Association
Founded in 1899, the Nassau County Bar Association is the leading source for legal information and services for the legal profession and the local community in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. NCBA enjoys a membership of nearly 6,000 private and public attorneys, judges, legal educators and law students, making it the largest suburban bar association in the United States.
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA) was founded in 1987 as a professional association of attorneys who are dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to people as they age and people with special needs.
The NAELA membership is comprised of attorneys in the private and public sectors who deal with legal issues affecting people as they age and people with disabilities. Members also include judges, professors of law, and students.
New York City Bar Association
The New York City Bar Association (City Bar), founded in 1870, is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The Association was established for the purposes of cultivating the science of jurisprudence, promoting reforms in the law, facilitating and improving the administration of justice, elevating the standard of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession, and cherishing the spirit of collegiality among the members thereof. Today the City Bar has over 23,000 members.
New York State Bar Association
The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), with 77,000 members, is the largest voluntary bar association in the United States.
The State Bar was founded with a constitution that dates to 1877. The association’s goals are to cultivate the science of jurisprudence; to promote reform in the law; to facilitate the administration of justice, and to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, professional skill, and courtesy in the legal profession.
The New York State Bar has sought legislation to simplify and update court procedures; been instrumental in raising judicial standards; established systems for maintaining the integrity of the profession; advocated providing enhanced, voluntary pro bono legal services to the poor; been in the vanguard of efforts to elevate the standards of practice; and achieved national recognition for its continuing program of public education.
HFMA is the nation’s leading membership organization for healthcare financial management executives and leaders. More than 39,000 members—ranging from CFOs to controllers to accountants—consider HFMA a respected thought leader on top trends and issues facing the healthcare industry. HFMA members can be found in all areas of the healthcare system, including hospitals, managed care organizations, physician practices, accounting firms, and insurance companies.
The AICPA was founded in 1887 and upon its creation, established accountancy as a profession distinguished by rigorous educational requirements, high professional standards, a strict code of professional ethics, licensing status and a commitment to serving the public interest.
The AICPA’s mission is to provide members with the resources, information and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services in the highest professional manner to benefit the public, employers and clients. In fulfilling its mission, the AICPA works with state CPA organizations and gives priority to those areas where public reliance on CPA skills is most significant. To achieve this mission, the AICPA develops standards for audit and other services provided by CPA; provides educational guidance materials to its members; creates and grades the Uniform CPA Exam; and monitors and enforces compliance with the profession’s audit, technical and ethical standards.
The AICPA has nearly 370,000 members in 128 countries, including CPAs in business and industry, public accounting, government, education, student affiliates and international associates.
The AICPA and CIMA have joined together to form a joint venture which powers a new designation for management accountants, the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). The CGMA is designed to elevate management accounting and further emphasize its importance for businesses worldwide. The CGMA recognizes the unique role played by management accountants in businesses around the world who are guiding critical business decisions and driving strong business performance. It sets a new standard for global recognition of management accounting by building on the longstanding foundations and thought leadership of the AICPA and CIMA. United by global quality standards for ethics and performance, the CGMA maintains distinct credibility and positioning among worldwide business designations. Through a wide range of resources and learning opportunities, the designation further elevates CGMAs’ management accounting expertise, skills, ethical standards, commitment and dedication.
The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) is one of the largest state accounting organizations in the nation with more than 28,000 members. It was incorporated in 1897 to cultivate, promote, and disseminate knowledge and information concerning certified public accountants, to establish and maintain high standards of integrity, honor, and character among certified public accountants. It also furnishes information regarding accountancy and the practice and methods thereof to its members and the general public.
ACA International (formerly The American Collectors Association)
ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, is a not-for-profit trade association for professional businesses and individuals in the credit and collection industry. Founded in 1939, ACA brings together more than 5,500 members worldwide, establishes ethical standards, and produces a wide variety of products, services and publications.
CCNA Security Certification
Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA® Security) validates associate-level knowledge and skills required to secure Cisco networks. With a CCNA Security certification, a network professional demonstrates the skills required to develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats. The CCNA Security curriculum emphasizes core security technologies, the installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices, and competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security structure.
HR/NY is the premier membership organization representing almost 2,000 professional Human Resources practitioners, educators, and service providers, at all levels in their organizations, who work or live in New York City. HR/NY’s goal is to position Human Resources professionals as an integral part of the strategic management process to enhance organizational performance.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India.
New York County Lawyers’ Association
The New York County Lawyers’ Association has historically been one of the largest and most influential county bar associations in the country. From its 143 founders to the more than 9,000 who now proudly call themselves Members, the Association has stood for, as observed by one of its founders, Benno Lewinson: “the cultivation of the science of jurisprudence; the promotion of reforms in the law; the facilitation of the administration of justice; the elevation of the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession; [and] the cherishing of the spirit of brotherhood among the members of the Association.” NYCLA’s stature in the legal community has attracted prominent men and women to its programs. Annual Meetings, dinners and forum events have been attended by U.S. presidents, chief justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, legal scholars from across the country, corporate leaders and elected officials from all levels of government.