★★★★★ A 5-star Review from one of our clients
“Any attorney that has the nerve to go up against a judge to protect his clients best interest is the best best attorney ever.
Only attorney I know of to do that.
Judges are biased, some crooked, on the take it appears, etc. Most attorneys are AFRAID of judges. Not Sean McQuaid. He is a hero.”
~Kathleen E. | Google
This review talks about a difficult situation for me personally. While this judge was not crooked or on the take as the review mentions, I did have a concern that our history could influence his decisions. When I filed the motion to disqualify this judge, I knew the decision would not be popular. But, I decided that I needed to take the risk because my client needed to be protected. You see, I had an obligation to tell my client about my history with this judge. I had to tell him about the battles that the judge and I fought against each other when we were both lawyers and how I felt it had turned personal. I also had to tell my client about how I felt that the behavior had continued once he took the bench. If I had to do that for this client and every one in the future, it would not have been fair for me to continue to practice law in that courtroom. I could not in good conscious keep taking cases assigned to that judge, therefore I had to do something. I know that I made the right decision even though it was not popular and made its way into the newspaper. I tried all that I could to keep it private, but my hand was forced.
St. Petersburg Personal Injury Attorneys McQuaid & Douglas are committed to helping their clients achieve the best possible outcome. If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence, don’t hesitate, contact us today at (727) 381-2300. We are open 24/7 and you will be speaking with an attorney.
St. Petersburg Personal Injury Attorneys McQuaid & Douglas
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St. Petersburg, FL 33707