Founded by John G. Scherf, IV in 1995, Scherf Law Firm, L.L.C. is a full service trial practice. Mr. Scherf's family has been active politically and civically in Andalusia and Covington County for over 100 years, going back four generations. Scherf Law Firm, L.L.C. represents individuals and their families for a variety of legal matters. Our motto is "Honor, Integrity & Justice!"
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 (25) 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. Selected as one of the Nation's "Top One Percent" of attorneys for 2017 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 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 2017 by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA). Nominated one of the "10 Best Attorneys" in Alabama for 2017 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 2017-2018. The National Trial Lawyers Association (NTL) selected Mr. Scherf as one of the elite "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" for 2017-2018. 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!