Mr. Sherer has been practicing law across Alabama for over 24 years. Prior to joining Sewell Sewell Beard, LLC, he served as a circuit judge where he presided over a variety of cases ranging from complex civil actions to felony criminal matters. Prior to being appointed to the bench, Chris spent 6 years in private civil practice and an additional 17 years representing the State of Alabama in the prosecution of serious crimes, including capital murder and crimes involving the abuse of women and children. Having tried hundreds of cases, Mr. Sherer is an experienced litigator. Mr. Sherer, a registered civil and domestic mediator with the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution, leads the firm’s Mediation practice.