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Ed Scher's Professional Biography

Education

  • University of Virginia Law School, J.D., 1983

  • University of Virginia, B.A. with high distinction, 1980

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional and bar activities
  • Admitted to practice before the:

  • United States Supreme Court

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

  • Virginia Supreme Court

  • Federal courts in Virginia

  • Virginia State Bar member since 1983

  • Third District Disciplinary Committee, 2000–2006

  • Standing Committee on Professionalism, 1997–2000

  • Legal Aid Committee, 1989–1992

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

  • American Association for Justice

  • Executive Board, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group

  • Trucking Litigation Group

  • Melvin M. Belli Society

  • Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America

  • North American Brain Injury Society

  • Mays & Valentine L.L.P. (associate 1983–1991, partner 1991–1996)

Community service
  • Special Olympics, coach (current)

  • Brain Injury Association of Virginia, former director

  • Memorial Child Guidance Clinic (now known as ChildSavers), former director and officer

  • Beth Sholom Home of Virginia, former director and officer

  • Seven Hills School, former director and officer

Presentations
  • “Strategies For Dealing With Experts In Traumatic Brain Damage Cases,” July 26, 2009, San Francisco, CA (American Association For Justice)

  • “Fundamentals of Brain Trauma [For Lawyers] In New York,” October 23, 2008, New York City (Lorman Education Services)

Publications
  • “Guest Column: Written Submissions Allowed At Writ Argument?” by Roger T. Creager and Edward E. Scher, 23 Virginia Lawyers Weekly 1379 (May 25, 2009 edition page 7)

  • “Planning For A Successful Mediation,” VTLA Journal Vol. 22, No. 2.

Recognitions and honors

  • Leader In The Law” selected by the Virginia Lawyers Weekly

  • Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation

  • Best Lawyers in America (selected each year since 2007)

  • Super Lawyer (selected each year since 2006) (this list is limited to 5% of lawyers)

  • AV® Peer-Review Rating,™ the highest rating possible from other attorneys for legal ability and ethical standards according to a survey by Martindale-Hubbell

  • A “Tier 1” Law Firm according to U.S. News