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
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 2017-2021 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 2020-2021. Membership includes the most exceptional and seasoned trial lawyers in the State of Alabama. Nominated one of the "10 Best Attorneys" in Alabama for 2016-2021 by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA). Nominated one of the "10 Best Attorneys" in Alabama for 2016-2021 by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys ... Read more