Judge Elizabeth Scherer wasn’t that much known in the country but after the case of the Parkland Shooting, she suddenly came into the limelight. She is an American Broward County Circuit Judge and with her expertise, she is supposed to give justice to those 17 innocent people who lost their lives in this horrific shootout.
Elizabeth Scherer was born on June 4, 1976, in Florida, U.S.A. Her father is William R. Scherer, who is one of the founders of Conrad & Scherer’s law firm. Her mother is Anne Scherer. She grew up with her two brothers – William R. Scherer III and John J. Scherer. Elizabeth went to the public research university in Tallahassee, Florida State University, to get a degree in English. Later, she joined the law school of the University of Miami, a private research university in Coral Gables, Florida.
Elizabeth Scherer Career
Elizabeth worked as a prosecutor under Michael J. Satz for more than a decade. She was appointed to the bench by the Republican, Govt. Rick Scott in 2012. From 2001-2012, she was the Assistant State Attorney in the 17th Judicial Circuit. In 2014, She was again elected without opposition for a six-year term that expired on January 4, 2021. In 2018, Judge Scherer came into the limelight as she criticized The South Florida Sun Sentinel reporters for publishing news about Mr. Cruz’s therapeutic history.
She has ruled for prosecution in many important cases. She recently made headlines because of being involved in the case of Parkland School Shooting Trial. Cruz is guilty of killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018. After she sent a memo to the prosecutors about the defender meeting Mr. Cruz was in jail, she was asked for her removal from the case. Because of such other complications, Cruz’s trial is delayed by a week.
Elizabeth is active on social media platforms like Instagram and LinkedIn. Her Instagram account, where she posts pictures of her private life with her friends, has 17.7k followers. She is also on LinkedIn. Her connections on her LinkedIn account are not visible.
Elizabeth Scherer (Judge) Biography
|4 June 1976
|Age (as of 2022)
|Florida, United States
|Florida State University, Low School University of Miami
|in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
|in Kilograms – 58 kg – in Pounds – 127 lbs
|William R. Scherer III, John J. Scherer
|Who is her husband?
Elizabeth, as of now, is single. She was married to Anthony Mercer in the past but she divorced him after Anthony allegedly came out as a drug consumer. She and Anthony are parents to a daughter, Sophia Mercer.
Elizabeth Scherer Net Worth
Elizabeth’s major source of earnings comes from her salary as a circuit judge. It has been more than a decade since she is been working and hence has accumulated good wealth over these years. Her estimated net worth is $700k.
- Elizabeth was rewarded with the title of Judicial Advocate of the Year.
- She belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.
- She was appointed to the 17th Judicial Circuit for Florida State.
- Elizbeth lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.