OF COUNSEL

Emil F Toften, LLB. J.D. is one of the most sought after arbitrators & mediators in the Counties of Bucks, Philadelphia and Montgomery, dedicating his entire practice to alternative dispute solutions.

Assistant:

Lois Powers

Emil F. Toften, LLB. J.D.

EDUCATION 
 

VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW - LLB, J.D. (Scholarship Student)
 

SAINT FRANCIS UNIVERSITY, Loretto, PA., 1954 
(Scholarship Student)

PRIOR LAW FIRMS OR LEGAL DEPARTMENTS

 

DONSKY, KATZ, LEVIN, BASHMAN & TOFTEN, ESQUIRES Philadelphia, PA 

Partner in charge of all civil major case litigation. 
 

LaBRUM & DOAK, ESQUIRES Philadelphia, PA 
 

Partner in Litigation Department which specialized in insurance defense, professional errors and omissions, insurance coverage, counseling and seminar activity for approximately sixty five (65) insurance companies. 
 

PHILADELPHIA TRANSPORTATION COMPANY and Various Subsidiaries Philadelphia, PA 
 

Staff trial attorney for large self-insured common carrier and in general practice, including real estate matters. 
 

Judicial Clerkship for President Judge of the Philadelphia County Court The Honorable Adrian Bonnelly 
 

Counsel for Septa Authority in creating an in house Lawyer group for serious cases between $200,000 to 2 million dollars and Arbitration for less experienced Attorney's.

MISCELLANEOUS PREVIOUS SPECIAL COUNSEL 
ASSIGNMENTS OR APPOINTMENTS 

 

  • Solicitor for Bucks County Children & Youth and Adult Services Agencies Counsel for

  • Bucks County Fish & Game Assn. 

  • Counsel for Flourtown-Sandy Run Sportsmen's Assn. 

  • Doylestown Sportsman Assn.

  • Special trial Counsel, Bucks County Commissions-(Defense of Civil Rights actions against County and/or the County Commissioners. 

  • Solicitor, Federal Lands Reuse Authority of Bucks County. 

  • Special trial counsel, Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police (Defense of Civil Rights actions and disciplinary matters). 

  • Special Counsel to Bucks County Economic Adjustment Committee (NAWC).

  • Special Trial Counsel, Police and Firemen's Medical Association (defense of medical malpractice actions). 

  • General Counsel, Lenape Valley Foundation, a private psychiatric hospital. 

  • Solicitor, Bensalem Township (second largest Second-Class Township in Pennsylvania). 

  • Solicitor, Bensalem Township Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor, Falls Township Zoning Hearing Board 

  • Special Counsel, Falls Township Water & Sewer Authority

VARIOUS PRESENT AND FORMER 
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

 

  • American Bar Association

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association - Member of sub-committees on Municipal Law, Insurance, and Compensation Law, Services to the Public, member of Civil Litigation Council (1982 - 1985), Lecturer for PBA Civil Litigation Section on Jury Selection, Liability Insurance 

  • Coverage Disputes and Product Liability Seminars, PBI Lecturer on Liability Coverage Disputes. 

  • Bucks County Bar Association - Member of sub-committee on Mental Health and Mental Retardation and service to the public, Orphans' Court Section, and litigation. 

  • Philadelphia Bar Association - Chairman of Committee on Judicial Compensation and Retirement; Member of Environmental Law and Civil Procedure committees. 

  • Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Associations Pennsylvania Defense Institute 

  • Defense Research Institute (ORI) 

  • Lecturer to legal and claims staff personnel of various insurers concerning new statutes, cases and related ethics developments and problems. 

  • Lenape Valley Foundation (a psychiatric hospital) - past chairman of Board of Directors and General Counsel. 

  • Oxbow Meadows Civic Association - Past President.

  • Cub Scott Pack Committee - Chalfont, Pa. 

  • Chairman of Police Civil Service Commission, Chalfont, Pa. Pennsylvania Bar Association - Member, Senior Lawyers Section. 

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Monday - Friday

9 AM - 5 PM

Contact

(215) 822-3944

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