Bilzin Sumberg Wins Bid To Avoid Judge Who Skewered Firm

By Nathan Hale (November 6, 2019, 10:21 PM EST) -- A Florida appeals court granted a request from Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP on Wednesday to prohibit a circuit court judge who issued a scathing sanctions order against the Miami law firm in September from presiding over three of the practice's unrelated civil cases.

In its 10-page order, a panel for the Third District Court of Appeal said Bilzin Sumberg had attested sufficient facts to support the idea that the firm and its clients in the three cases, who are also named in the petition, "hold a well-grounded fear that they will not receive 'a fair trial at the...

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