Elizabeth Scherer (Judge) Biography

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.

Early Life

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.

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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.

Social Media

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

Real Name Elizabeth Scherer
Birth Date 4 June 1976
Age (as of 2022) 46 Years
Birth Place Florida, United States
Circuit Judge
College Florida State University, Low School University of Miami
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  127 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown


Father William Scherer
Mother Anne Scherer
Brother William R. Scherer III, John J. Scherer

Relationship Status

Marital Status Divorced
Who is her husband? Anthony Mercer
Children Sophia Mercer
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Personal Life

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.

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