Brian R. Toung

Brian R. Toung

Sole Practitioner since 1998
South Daytona, Florida

Brian Toung is an experienced and accomplished litigator. He is one of only a handful of personal injury attorneys in Florida who are Board Certified Trial Lawyers. Brian is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocating Forum by virtue of his recovery of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his injured clients. Brian's reputation as a committed and skilled trial attorney benefits his clients in negotiations with insurance companies because they are always aware he is prepared to proceed to trial.

In Brian's Daytona Beach, FL, criminal defense practice, he has represented clients in a wide range of misdemeanor and felony criminal matters, including felony cases and numerous jury trials. His reputation as an effective civil litigator is matched only by his reputation as a devoted advocate in criminal litigation.

Brian is a private pilot, certified aircraft instructor, and a member of the Aircraft Owners Association and the Lawyer Pilots Bar Association. He has extensive knowledge and experience with aviation accidents and defective airplane parts cases.  Brian has a Masters' Degree in Aviation Safety from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Brian is also an avid motorcycle rider. His first-hand experience with motorcycling and knowledge of motorcycle traffic laws allow him to provide exceptional representation for clients injured in motorcycle accidents.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Defense
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Animal Bites
  • Litigation and Appeals

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, The Florida Bar, 1988
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1989
  • Certified Aircraft Instructor
  • Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1985


  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • Juris Doctorate - 1983
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: President, Student Bar Association
  • Auburn University
    • Bachelor of Science - 1980
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Finance
  • ERAU WW Aviation Safety/Aviation Education Technology
    • Master's Degree
  • University of Natural Health/Holistic Natural health, Holistic Sports Nutrition
    • PhD

Published Works

  • Contributing Member, James' Publishing's Editorial Advisory Board for Florida Civil Procedure Before Trial, 1996

Representative Cases

  • Williams vs. Bethune Cookman College (1992)
  • Wallace vs. Palumbo (1991)
  • Capolupo vs. Chisolm (1992)
  • Evans vs American Processing (1994)

Representative Clients

  • General Motors
  • State Farm Insurance
  • AIG
  • Nava Moto SPA of Italy
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken
  • Milemarker Inc.
  • Winn Dixie Stores
  • Votran Bus Service
  • Volusia and Flagler County School Boards
  • Cincinnati Insurance


  • Adjunct Professor, Legal Environment of Business, University of Central Florida, 1987 - 1992
  • Lecturer, Alternative Dispute Resolution, University of Arizona, Tuscon, 1992
  • Lecturer, Juvenile Law, Spruce Creek Elementary School, 1993
  • Lecturer, Juvenile Law, Holly Hill Middle School, 1992 - Present
  • Lecturer, Juvenile Law, St. Paul Elementary School, 1991

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • James Publishing, Editorial Advisory Board
  • Florida House of Representatives, Member, Tourism & Economic Development Committee
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Volusia County Bar Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Port Orange and South Daytona Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
  • Million Dollar Advocating Forum, Member
  • Aircraft Owners Association, Member
  • Lawyer Pilots Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Florida House of Representatives, Legislative Intern, 1981 - 1982


  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Delta Sigma Pi