Founded by John G. Scherf, IV in 1995, Scherf Law Firm, L.L.C. is a full service trial practice. Mr. Scherf has been the Senior Trial Attorney and Lead Litigator of multiple law firms including Scherf, Griffin & Davis; Scherf, Davis & Gedgoudas; and Scherf & Associates. He receives a large percentage of cases as referrals from other attorneys. The Scherf family has a rich history in Andalusia and Covington County going back four generations and over 100 years. John G. Scherf, Sr., former four term mayor & textile magnate, has been called "The father of modern Andalusia." Scherf Law Firm, L.L.C. represents individuals and their families for a variety of legal matters.
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. Mr. Scherf has over (24) years of experience in Auto Accidents, Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Worker's Compensation and more.
Mr. Scherf is licensed with the Alabama State Bar and all Federal US District Courts in Alabama. Nominated one of the "10 Best Attorneys" in Alabama for 2016 by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA). Nominated one of the "10 Best Attorneys" in Alabama for 2016 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. This honor goes to less than 1.5% of all licensed lawyers in the United States. The Legal Network rated him one of "Alabama's Top Lawyers" in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Let us help!