Ready to Serve
Scott is currently a trial attorney with Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller & Overbeck, P.A., and practices complex litigation and insurance law. Born here in Palm Beach County, Scott was raised in a family of public servants. His father served as the Deputy Chief of the Lake Worth Police Department, and his mother served in the federal government. His little brother, Dave, currently serves as a County Commissioner here in Palm Beach County. Public service has always been a fundamental value in the Kerner family.
Scott attended our local schools and after graduating from Santaluces High School in Lantana, he obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He then attended law school at St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida.
Scott has trial experience in both the Circuit and County Courts of Palm Beach County and he regularly appears in Courts throughout the state. His career has been filled with litigation and trial experience, which has prepared Scott to serve as Judge and has given him the experience necessary to run a fair and efficient courtroom.
Scott works every day to ensure the rights of individuals are protected and everyone is treated fairly. He understands how a courtroom works, how cases are heard efficiently, and how to ensure impartiality and the rule of law are upheld. His experience will allow him to serve effectively on the bench from day one.
hon. Barry Krischer esq.
former state attorney
"Our judiciary relies on experienced leaders committed to public service. Scott is the right candidate at the right time, and Scott would make an excellent Judge.""
"When everyone else is running out; the firefighters are running in. We understand the need for experienced judges that are committed to public service."
"The several thousand law enforcement officers of Palm Beach County are proud to stand with Scott in his election for Circuit Court Judge."
howard I. weiss Esq.
prominent trial attorney
"Courtroom experience is vital to serving as a Circuit Court Judge. Scott has the necessary trial experience and integrity to serve Palm Beach County well. "
"Scott has trained his entire life and has the experience to serve as a Circuit Court Judge. That is why he has my endorsement."
"I am proud to endorse Scott because of his record of service and commitment to Palm Beach County."
Professional Firefighters and Paramedics of Palm Beach County
Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association
Fraternal Order of Police, Florida State Lodge
Palm Beach County AFL-CIO
Palm Beach County Classroom Teachers Association
Former State Attorney Barry Krischer
State Attorney Dave Aronberg
Former Congressman Patrick Murphy
State Senator Kevin Rader
State Representative Joe Abruzzo
PBC Tax Collector Anne Gannon
PBC Commissioner Mack Bernard
PBC Commissioner Mary Lou Berger
PBC Commissioner Steve Abrams
PBC Commissioner Hal Valeche
PBC Commissioner Dave Kerner
Former PBC Commissioner Karen Marcus
CTA President and Boynton Beach Commissioner Justin Katz
West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio
Jupiter Mayor Todd Wodraska
West Palm Beach Commissioner Kelly Shoaf
Delray Beach Commissioner Ryan Boylston
Palm Beach Gardens Councilman Carl Woods
Lake Clarke Shores Councilman Robert M.W. Shalhoub
Port of Palm Beach Commissioner Katherine Waldron