About David Toscano

David Toscano with his family

David, his wife Nancy A. Tramontin, and son Matthew live in Charlottesville. David is a practicing attorney and an active volunteer for many community-based organizations.

David Toscano is serving his fifth term in the Virginia General Assembly. He represents the 57th District (Charlottesville and part of Albemarle County) in the House of Delegates and, since 2011, has served as House Democratic Leader. David is a member of the Courts of Justice; Transportation; and Rules committees. David is also a member of the Disability Commission and has served on the special Joint Subcommittee to Study Land Use Tools in the Commonwealth and the Joint Committee to study Math, Science, and Engineering. He is a member of the Manufacturing Development Commission, the Virginia Adopts Statewide Steering Committee, the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program Committee, and the Board of Directors of the New College Institute. He is also a member of the United Way Board.

An attorney with Buck, Toscano & Tereskerz, Ltd., David specializes in family law, real estate transactions, and estate planning.

David’s priorities are education, energy, and the environment. He fights for education funding, against teacher pay freezes, and to protect VRS and retirement benefits. He pushes the cause of renewable energy, and stood against those who deny the reality of climate change.  He opposes predatory lending in its various forms. He argues for multifaceted transportation programs that include roads, rail, and public transit.  He opposes cuts to services for the poor and disabled, defends a woman’s right to choose, and advances reforms in foster care and adoption, so that all children will have the opportunity to live productive lives in family settings free from abuse and neglect.

The Virginia League of Conservation Voters has named David a “Legislative Hero” six consecutive years for his work on environmental issues.

David was born in Syracuse, New York, the oldest of five children.  He received a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University, a Ph.D. from Boston College, and a law degree from the University of Virginia.  He has taught politics and sociology at various colleges and universities, including Boston College, University of Maryland (European Division), PVCC, University of Virginia, and James Madison University.  He recently taught for the University of Virginia as part of  its 14-week Semester at Sea program.

David served on the Charlottesville City Council from 1990 to 2002 and as Mayor 1994-96.  David is a resident of the City of Charlottesville, where he lives with his wife, Nancy A. Tramontin, and their son, Matthew.

David wants to hear from you so he can represent the interests of all residents of Albemarle and Charlottesville in the 57th District.

You may contact David at:

David Toscano 2011

David Toscano

211 E. High Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone: (434) 220-1660
Fax: (434) 220-1677
Email: david@davidtoscano.com

Mailing address:
Delegate David Toscano
211 East High Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Local telephone: (434) 220-1660
Fax: (434) 220-1677
Richmond telephone: (804) 698-1057