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John Scherf earned his nickname the "Bulldog" due to his tenacity in the courtroom and has been selected as one of the "Top One Percent" of attorneys in the United States and named one of Alabama's "Top Ten Trial Lawyers". He has served as the Lead Litigator for various law firms including Scherf, Griffin & Davis; Scherf, Davis & Gedgoudas; and Scherf Law Firm. He has multiple office locations including Andalusia, Alabama (334) 208-7857, Birmingham, Alabama (205) 922-5001 and a new satellite location in Northwest Florida (850) 396-5502 to better serve your legal needs.

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. John "Bulldog" Scherf has over (30) years of experience in Auto/Trucking Accidents, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Family Law, Personal Injury, Premises Liability (Slip & Falls), Social Security Disability, Worker’s Compensation & Wrongful Termination.

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 2017-2022 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. Recently selected by (YAIOA) as one of the "Top 10 Best Lawyers in Alabama" for 2020-2022. Membership includes the most exceptional and seasoned trial lawyers in the State of Alabama. Nominated one of the "10 Best Attorneys" in Alabama for 2016-2022 by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA). Nominated one of the "10 Best Attorneys" in Alabama for 2016-2022 by the American Institute of ... Read more

What people say about us


"The best attorney in Andalusia and surrounding areas. Great trial lawyer! Very experienced and it shows in his results. He ran circles around the opposing attorney. Can't go wrong with hiring this guy. Bulldog is an understatement!"

“Hiring John Scherf as my legal representative was the best decision I have made this year. I found him to be keen and insightful in his comprehension of my needs, thorough and diligent in his preparation of my case, and, moreover, savvy and effective in a courtroom setting. John Scherf was exactly ...
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“Absolutely the best lawyer in Andalusia. He truly cares and fights FOR you. He's very sharp witted and on top of the details of the case and isn't timid about being a shark when it calls for it. Ive had the pleasure of using him several times over the past couple years and he always gets the job done.

“Mr Scherf took my case when many others were barely even willing to discuss it with me, much less take the case. My case was a divorce/custody case that had gotten very complicated with multiple states involved, as well as many other things. He very quickly got things turned around and headed in ...
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“This man, attorney wise, is truly a blessing! He truly cares and knows what he is doing, which I feel fuels his shark like mentality, quick whit, and attention to detail in cases and the courtroom. He is definitely a force to be reckoned with!”


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P.O. Box 1067, Andalusia, AL 36420 (Alabama) & P.O. Box 6388, Navarre, FL 32566 (Florida)


Monday-Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday Closed