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Mr. Scherf has been selected as one of the “Top One Percent” of attorneys in the United States and one of Alabama’s “Top Trial Lawyers”. He has handled cases in almost every county in the state and served as the lead litigator for multiple law firms including Scherf, Griffin & Davis; Scherf, Davis & Gedgoudas; and Scherf Law Firm.

Mr. Scherf earned his undergraduate degree at the University of West Florida, where he received a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in  Psychology with a Minor in Criminal Justice in 1987. He went to law school at the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where he graduated with a Juris Doctorate of Law (J.D.) in 1991. He was a member of the Cumberland Mock Trial Team and the Cumberland Trial Advocacy Board. Mr. Scherf has over (27) years of experience in Auto Accidents, Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability and Worker’s Compensation cases.

Mr. Scherf is licensed with the Alabama State Bar and all Federal US District Courts in Alabama. Selected as one of the Nation’s “Top One Percent” of attorneys for 2017-2019 by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC). Specifically, less than 1% of practicing attorneys in the United States are members of the “Nation’s Top Attorneys”. The roster of NADC members truly includes the leading legends of the legal profession. Selected as one of “America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators” for 2017-2019 by the America’s Top 100 LLC (HSL). Less than one-half percent (0.5%) of active attorneys in the United States receive this honor. Membership includes the most exceptional trial lawyers and litigators in the Country. Nominated one of the “10 Best Attorneys” in Alabama for 2016-2018 by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA). Nominated one of the “10 Best Attorneys” in Alabama for 2016-2018 by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys (AIOCLA). Selected by the American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) as one of the “Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers” for 2016-2019. This honor goes to less than 1.5% of all licensed lawyers in the United States. The National Trial Lawyers Association (NTL) selected Mr. Scherf as one of the elite “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” for 2017-2019. Each of the distinguished Top 100 members possesses the knowledge, skill, experience and success held by only the best and finest lawyers in America. Let us help!

Admission Details
  • Admitted in 1992, Alabama
  • 1994, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • 1997, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • 1999, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Law School Attended
  • Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, Class of 1991, J.D.
University Attended
  • University of West Florida, Class of 1987, B.A., Psychology
Birth Information
  • Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, October 12, 1962
Associations & Memberships
  • Birmingham and Covington County Bar Associations
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Cumberland Trial Advocacy Board
Representative Cases
  • LEHIGH PORTLAND CEMENT CO. V. YEAGER, 648 So.2d 602 (Ala. Civ. App. 1994)
  • English
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