Attorney Profiles

Meet the Attorneys at Scher, Bassett & Hames

An experienced lawyer can make all the difference when you have legal concerns; someone who can fight to protect your rights and provide solutions that provide help in your everyday life. At the Sunnyvale law offices of Scher, Bassett & Hames, we have been helping Bay Area clients with a wide range of legal concerns since 1955.

Whether you have been hurt in a car accident or your claim for social security benefits has been denied, the sooner you take action, the more we can do to help. Open during weekly business hours, we also make home and hospital visits by appointment. Contact us today for a free initial consultation.


Gerald H. Scher

Areas of Practice

  • Wrongful Death
  • Animal Bites
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Slip & Fall
  • Social Security Disability Claims

Litigation Percentage

  • 85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1989

William Harry Bassett

Areas of Practice

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Alimony & Spousal Support
  • Animal Bites
  • Assault & Battery
  • Child Support
  • Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Custody & Visitation
  • DUI/DWI
  • Debt Discharge
  • Divorce
  • Drug Violations
  • Felonies
  • Immigration
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Juvenile Law
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Misdemeanor
  • Paternity
  • Premises Liability
  • Property Damage
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Sex Offenses
  • Slip and Fall
  • Traffic Violations
  • Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1971
  • U.S. District Court, 1971
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1971
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979

Education

  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    • J.D.
  • University of California - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science/Speech

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • United States Army, Captain, 1965 - 1975
  • Judge Advocate General, Attorney, 1972 - 1975

Past Employment Positions

  • Santa Clara County District Attorney, Deputy District Attorney, 1972 - 1976

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta

Kerry Hames

Areas of Practice

  • 15% Personal Injury
  • 10% Social Security
  • 75% Workers Compensation
  • Slip and Fall -- Plaintiff
  • State & Municipal Employees
  • Workers' Compensation Appeals

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2006

Education

  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    • J.D. - 2006
  • UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California
    • B.A. - 1998
    • Major: Spanish

Languages

  • Spanish

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298 Sunnyvale Avenue, Suite 209, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Phone: (408) 739-5300
Website: http://www.scherandbassett.com

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