Barnett Banks Inc. has asked a federal court to disqualify the plaintiffs' lawyer from a pending class action against the bank.

The Jacksonville, Fla.-based bank's lawyers have filed an emergency motion in court to disqualify Jonathan L. Alpert from representing the plaintiffs in a class action that alleges Barnett's securities subsidiary employees did not properly disclose the risks of mutual fund investments.

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