About Toner Law Firm
James E. Toner, Esq. was born and raised on Long Island. He was a graduate of Chaminade High School's class of 1985. He earned his BBA at Hofstra University in 1989, and his Juris Doctorate at the Hofstra University School of Law in 1992.
Mr. Toner began his trial career during his second year of law school as a Certified Legal Intern at the Miami –Dade County Public Defender’s Office obtaining his first “Not Guilty” verdict on a felony jury trial. After graduation he continued his career as a criminal defense lawyer at the Nassau County Legal Aid Society defending the indigent accused. Mr. Toner’s tenure at Legal Aid honed his skills as a trial lawyer representing a high volume of Felony and Misdemeanor cases. For the last twenty years Mr. Toner has continued his passion for criminal law at his present address in Mineola directly across the street from the Nassau County Court where he has spent many days litigating the most serious crimes under our laws. He has successfully trialed many cases including but not limited to Homicide, Medicaid Fraud, Robbery, Burglary, Domestic Violence, Grand Larceny, and Assault in the First Degree, Money Laundering and Narcotics Trafficking. Mr. Toner has also successfully tried numerous personal injury cases including a multi-million dollar law suit for Brain Trauma Injury. He has recovered millions of dollars for his clients over the last twenty years.
Mr. Toner is admitted in the Appellate Division Second Judicial Department and the Federal District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of New York. Mr. Toner is a qualified member of the Nassau County Assigned Counsel Plan, a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and the Nassau County Criminal Courts Bar Association. In October of 2013 Mr. Toner was appointed the Village Attorney of the Incorporated Village of Manorhaven. He also sits as a duly appointed Member of the Board of Zoning Appeals for the Inc. Village of Sea Cliff.
In 2002 I was charged with 2 violent felonies looking at 15 yrs for Felony Assault , reckless endagerment 1st degree, from an incident that occurred at work on a construction site , I was a single Dad of a 2 yr old with the risk of losing my son if I didn't get an effective attorney, I shopped around but was not satisfied until I watched this young attorney in a cast on his ankle and a law book in hand step up to a Nassau County Supreme court Arrainment Judge and explode in defense for his Client to be released from custody , I spoke to his clients family and they said " James Toner is Briliant" I agreed and hired James Toner to represent me on my CRIMINAL matter , James investigated the facts and decided to produce me in front of the Grand jury, after the Grand jury investigation my charges were reduced and I did not go to jail , James Toner saved my life 16 yrs and his firm is like family since .Thank you Mr. TONER AND LAW FIRM
Professional and very experienced
I've hired him on two different matters both with positive outcomes. I will definitely use him again and would recommend him to anyone.
The best lawyer ever
My family and I have known James Toner for over 14 years in the 14 years I've known him he has exceeded my expectations and given me nothing but the best representation in every situation. He is the best lawyer and council anyone could ever have. His staff is helpful in every situation and is always there for his clients I truly am blessed to have James Toner as my attorney and would have no different
Highest quality service. Great results for any situation.
James Toner is extremely experienced in the law field. He will fight in order to get you the best results possible. You will not be disappointed. I highly recommend him.
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