Beth Brooks Scherer is a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialist in Appellate Practice. She is member of the firm's appellate and litigation practice groups. Her primary emphasis is appellate litigation in North Carolina state and federal courts. Beth has briefed and argued cases in both the North Carolina appellate courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and has represented clients before the United States Supreme Court.
In addition, Beth assists and counsels attorneys throughout the State in preparing their appeals, complying with rules of appellate procedure, and correcting appellate rules violations.
Beth is a current member, and a past Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association's Appellate Rules Committee. The Committee recommends changes to the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure to the Supreme Court, publishes appellate advocacy practice guides, and seeks to improve the quality of appellate advocacy in North Carolina.
Beth is also a contributor to the North Carolina Appellate Practice Blog, www.ncapb.com, which provides news, information, tips, and resources for practicing law in North Carolina's state and federal appellate courts.
Beth is the current Chair, and an inaugural member, of North Carolina’s Appellate Practice Specialization Committee. The Committee creates standards and administers exams to determine board-certified specialists in appellate practice. The seven-member committee is comprised of attorneys and judges with extensive experience in appellate practice.