Elizabeth Scherer (Judge) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Elizabeth Scherer

Biography / Wiki

Elizabeth Scherer is an American Broward Circuit Judge in Florida. She is most popular for handling the case of Nikolas Cruz Stoneman in the Douglas School Shooting incident. As per the latest update in the case, she will have to determine if Cruz’s confession is going to be released or not.

Elizabeth was born on June 4th, 1976, in Florida, USA. On 15th August 2018, ‘Sun Sentinel’ a Florida-based newspaper was accused of publishing the legal information of Nikolas. Elizabeth Scherer is the judge and hence has a major role in this case. Nikolas Cruz is accused of 17 premeditated murder charges.

His lawyers are willing to file a guilty plea, in exchange for a life sentence. If Cruz is convicted and charged, he may be given the death penalty. The hearing in the case on July 16th, 2018, was in front of Scherer and the subject was Nikolas’s statement to law enforcement after the shooting.

Height / Weight / Age

Elizabeth is not just extremely talented but this judge is also extremely beautiful. She is 47 years old and looks gorgeous. She is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 60 Kg. She is also an athlete and is in tremendous shape. Her dark brown eyes add a spark to her already glowing face.

Net Worth

Elizabeth’s net worth is estimated to be around $700k. The judge is already in such a high position and also is known for her handling of high-profile cases.

Education / Family

Scherer studied Law at the Law School of the University of Miami. She also has a degree in English from Florida State University. Her father William Scherer was a lawyer himself. Not just that, he was part of George W Bush’s legal team in the famous ballot case in 2000.

Elizabeth is the middle of 3 siblings. Her youngest brother John J Scherer owns a construction company and also works in his father’s firm. Her elder brother William R Scherer Jr works as an entertainment lawyer.


Elizabeth Scherer

Nickname Elizabeth
Birth Place Florida, USA
Date Of Birth 4th June 1976
Age 47 Years
Height In Centimetres – 167 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’6”

Weight In Kilograms – 60 Kgs

In Pounds – 132 lbs

Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Brown
Profession Judge
Zodiac sign Gemini
School High School
College Florida State University, Law School, University of Miami
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Florida, USA
Fathers Name William Scherer
Mothers Name Anne Scherer


Elizabeth Scherer with her family
Elizabeth Scherer with her family

Brothers William R Scherer III and John J Scherer
Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

Elizabeth has served as Broward County Judge since 2012. She was appointed by Governor Rick Scott. Her term has ended on January 4th, 2021. Elizabeth has an impeccable record as a prosecutor and is known for her intelligence. She was named ‘Judicial Advocate of the Year’ in 2013.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More

She was married to Anthony Mercer but they got divorced after Anthony was accused of Drug Possession and Trafficking. The charges were later dropped. Elizabeth has a 3-year old daughter.

Boyfriends Not known
Marital Status Unmarried
Husband Anthony Mercer


Elizabeth Scherer with her ex-husband
Elizabeth Scherer with her ex-husband

Children Daughter – Name not known

Favorite Things

Here we provide you a list of Elizabeth’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors Johnny Depp
Favorite Actress Jennifer Anniston
Favorite Colour Green
Favorite Holiday Destinations Miami
Favorite Food Sea Food
Favorite Things To Do Shopping, Travelling

Elizabeth Scherer

Some Interesting Facts About Elizabeth Scherer

  • Elizabeth is also training to be an equestrian.
  • She also dedicates her life to social work. She is one of the board of directors of “Voices of Children”.
  • She also volunteers for Saint Anthony Catholic School Friends for Education and as a faculty member.
  • She was married for 7 years and divorced in 2009.
  • In the high-profile Parkland case, the accused’s (Cruz’s) defense asked her to step aside, Elizabeth instead said she will preside over all hearings in the future.
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