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Robert M. Scherk Attorney at Law
San Diego Office
619-544-6838 x218
619-544-1568 fax
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Bar Admissions

  • California, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1984


  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California (J.D., 1979)
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado (B.A., Dean's List 1975 and 1976, 1976)

Robert M. Scherk

Robert M. Scherk is a Partner in the San Diego office of Murchison & Cumming, LLP. Mr. Scherk focuses his practice in areas of professional and legal malpractice, general and product liability, premises liability, and business and commercial law.  He also conducts Examinations Under Oath for insurers.

Mr. Scherk has tried more than 26 cases to verdict, and arbitrated or mediated hundreds more to successful conclusion. In 2003, Mr. Scherk was listed in the America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals, granted to individuals who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in their profession. Mr. Scherk is a member of the San Diego chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell and was listed as a Top Lawyer for six consecutive years by San Diego Magazine.

Mr. Scherk has sat as a Judge Pro Tem, Los Angeles Superior Court and has served on attorney settlement panels for both the Los Angeles and San Diego Superior Courts.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, San Diego Chapter
  • American Bar Association, Tort and Trial Section
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • San Diego County Bar Association
    Legal Malpractice Committee
  • San Diego Defense Lawyers
  • Defense Research Institute