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Commissioner Ed Scales (District III)

Commissioner Ed Scales City Commissioner Ed Scales was elected to represent District III in October 2001. He is President of his own Key West law firm. Ed primarily practices in the areas of commercial litigation, real estate, and mediation. Ed’s firm also serves as General Counsel to Historic Tours of America, Inc., the largest privately held tour company in the world, operating trains, trolleys, themed retail stores and attractions in San Diego, Boston, Washington, D.C. Savannah, St. Augustine, and, of course, Key West.

Ed also founded Atlantic Title & Abstract Company and serves as the President of this Key West company which writes title insurance, closes land transactions and prepares real estate abstracts for clients.

On Sunday afternoons, Ed hosts the popular “Ed Scales Show” on local radio station US-1 (104.1-FM), where Ed plays hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s and (sometimes to the chagrin of station management) provides light comment on issues.

Ed has lived in Key West since 1998 having moved here from his hometown of Lakeland, Florida. Ed graduated, with honors, from the University of Florida with a broadcasting degree in 1988, and from UF’s College of Law in 1991. Ed served as UF’s Student Body President in 1989-90, is a member of Florida Blue Key, and continues to serve on the Alumni Counsel for UF’s Law School and as part of the University’s Student Affairs Advisory Committee. He’s also a huge Gator fan.

Ed is a member of the Key West Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Committee. Ed is also a member of the Key West Rotary Club.

Ed Scales
(305) 292-8950
FAX (305) 296-6629


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