Scherf Law Firm, L.L.C.


"Your Alabama Trial Attorneys"

Scherf Law Firm, L.L.C.                                                         "Experience Counts"

Founded by John G. Scherf, IV in 1995, Scherf Law Firm, L.L.C. is a full service trial practice. Mr. 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 one of Alabama's "Top Ten Trial Lawyers". He has served as the Lead Litigator for multiple law firms including Scherf, Griffin & Davis; Scherf, Davis & Gedgoudas; and Scherf Law Firm. The Scherf family has a rich history going back four generations and over 100 years. John G. Scherf, Sr., is known as "The father of modern Andalusia." Scherf Law Firm, L.L.C. has office locations in Andalusia & Birmingham to better serve your legal needs and handles cases throughout the State of Alabama.

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 (30) years of experience in Auto Accidents, Criminal Defense, Divorce/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 2017-2021 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 (AIOCLA). The National Trial Lawyers Association (NTL) selected Mr. Scherf as one of the elite "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" for 2017-2021. Each of the distinguished Top 100 members possesses the knowledge, skill, experience and success held by only the best and finest lawyers in America. John "Bulldog" Scherf was also recently nominated by "Super Lawyers" which is a  rating  service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas  who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only the top 5% of attorneys nationwide are selected for this honor! Let the "Bulldog" fight for you! Phone: (334) 208-7857 or (205) 922-5001. You may also reach us by e-mail at [email protected]

John G. Scherf, IV - Attorney


Attorney & Counselor at Law

The National Trial Lawyers