Scott Toner
Arbitrator Profile

Scott Toner

Scott R. Toner, Esq., is a Florida Supreme Court Certified County, Family, Circuit, and Appellate Court Mediator. He conducts private and court-ordered mediations. He is also a qualified arbitrator, who is approved by Circuit Courts throughout Florida for appointment as an arbitrator pursuant to Section 44.103, Florida Statutes, and Rule 11, Florida Rules for Court-Appointed Arbitrators.  Forms related to arbitration and mediation practice in the Florida courts may be found on his website.

Mr. Toner is also a partner in the law firm of Toner & Ramirez, P.A. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Florida, College of Business Administration, in 1999, and his Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University, College of Law, in 2003. Mr. Toner was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2003. He is also admitted to practice in the Northern, Middle, and Southern Federal District Courts of Florida as well as the Federal Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Throughout his legal career, Mr. Toner has been a civil litigation attorney; he has tried cases in county and state circuit courts and has handled appeals, including oral argument, before Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal and the Federal 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

For the first eight years of his practice, Mr. Toner was an insurance defense attorney, representing insurance companies and their insured parties. Since 2011, Mr. Toner has represented the injured parties relating to personal injury claims. He is a peer-reviewed, AV-rated attorney, which represents the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.

ADR Experience

Florida 2nd, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 17th, 18th, and 20th Judicial Circuits Court-Approved Arbitrator

Florida Supreme Court Certified County, Family, Circuit, Dependency, and Appellate Mediator

Federal Middle District of Florida Approved Mediator

Approved Mediator for the Department of Financial Services, Division of Consumer Services

Areas Of Practice

  • Accidents
  • Agriculture & Ranching
  • Animal
  • Automotive
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Civil Union Dissolution
  • Contracts
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Foreclosure
  • HOA
  • Insurance
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Legal Services
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Non-Profits
  • Nursing Home
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Small Claims
  • Technology

Fees and Provisos

$400.00 per hour for Court-Ordered Non-Binding Arbitrations (unless otherwise provided by Court Order) with a maximum of $1,500.00 per diem.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes


  • J.D. (Stetson) 2003
  • B.S. Business Administration (USF) 1999

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