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Mr. Scherr has been practicing law for more than 26 years and has handled hundreds of automobile accident and worker's compensation cases as well as numerous DUI's, driving on a suspended license, MVA hearings, and criminal defense cases.  He has a perfect 10.0 rating on AVVO, numerous endorsements, and excellent client reviews.

He has been given Mardindale-Hubbell’s highest rating, AV and 5/5, which, according to Mardindale Hubbel’s rating system, shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence, that he has practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.

Mr. Scherr is an active member of the Baltimore County Bar Association and is the former Chair of the Lawyer Referral Committee and has written articles for The Advocate, the Baltimore County Bar Association newsletter. He is also a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Maryland Association for Justice.

For 25 years, Mr. Scherr has been a member of the J. Dudley Digges Inn of Court in Baltimore City, an organization where prominent lawyers and judges from all over the State of Maryland meet monthly to discuss issues in the practice of law.  He was honored by that organization as Pupil of the Year in 1992-1993.   He has also participated in mock appellate arguments, mock arbitrations, and numerous other presentations at the Inn.   Mr. Scherr has also lectured on topics relating to handling personal injury cases at the Nuts and Bolts of Civil Practice in the District Court for Baltimore City seminar sponsored by the Young Lawyer’s Division of the Bar Association of Baltimore City.

Mr. Scherr grew up in Pikesville and still lives there today with his wife and two daughters.  He is active in his community and previously served as President of the Summit Chase Townhouse Association, Inc., his local homeowner’s association and was a member of the Board for 15 years.   He also actively offers free legal advice at the Lawyer Referral Service through the Baltimore County Bar Association several times per month.


Practice Areas


  1. Car Accidents: 40%
  2. Workers Compensation: 30%
  3. Criminal Defense: 15%
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%
  5. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 5%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

49 total 

  • Joyce Elizabeth Jones

    Mr. Scherr provides accurate and appropriate answers to questions on Avvo. I have read many of his answers and I consistently agree with the answers he has provided as it is the same information I would provide to my clients. I endorse this lawyer.


    Joyce Jones Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Adam A Studnicki

    Mr. Scherr provides consistently accurate and helpful answers to Avvo Askers. These are qualities a client should look for when looking for a lawyer.


    Adam Studnicki Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Farace & Scherr, PA

1407 York Rd
Suite 300
Lutherville, MD, 21093-6054


DCActive 199605/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Martindale-HubbellAV Peer Review Rating2015
Martindale-HubbellAV Peer Review Rating2014
Martindale-HubbellAV Peer Review Rating2013
Martindale-HubbellAV Peer Review Rating2012
Martindale-HubbellAV Peer Review Rating2011
Martindale-HubbellAV Peer Review Rating2010
Martindale-HubbellAV Peer Review Rating2009
Martindale-HubbellAV Peer Review Rating2008
Martindale-HubbellAV Peer Review Rating2007
Martindale-HubbellAV Peer Review Rating2006
Martindale-HubbellAV Peer Review Rating2005
Martindale-HubbellAV Peer Review Rating2004
Martindale-HubbellAV Peer Review Rating2003
Pupil of the YearJ. Dudley Digges Inn of Court1993
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Vice PresidentFarace & Scherr, P.A.2000 - Present
Sole PractitionerScott R. Scherr, Attorney at Law1996 - 2000
AssociateIsraelson, Salsbury, Clements & Bekman, LLC1989 - 1996
AssociateMurnane & O'neill1988 - 1989
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Baltimore County Bar Association, Lawyer Referral CommitteeFormer Chair2008 - 2009
Baltimore County Bar AssociationMember Lawyer Referral Committee2004 - Present
Baltimore County Bar AssociationCommittee Member - The Advocate2002 - 2008
Baltimore County Bar AssociationN/A1996 - Present
Maryland Association for JusticeN/A1989 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationN/A1988 - Present
J. Dudley Digges American Inn of CourtMaster of the Bench1988 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Trial Reporter Magazine (MAJ)Starting a Law Practice2013
The Advocate (BCBA)The Hidden Benefits of the Lawyer Referral Service2011
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Panel DiscussionHow to Grow and Maintain Your Practice Using Lawyer Referral2015
Dinner MeetingMock Arbitration2010
District Court SeminarNuts & Bolts of Civil Practice1999
Dinner MeetingMock Appellate Argument1992
Dinner MeetingMock Expert DepositionN/A