A 4th District judge has recused himself from hearing the case of Christopher Cannon vs. Joseph Cannon and Basic Manufacturing Technologies of Utah Inc. because Chris Cannon is a former employee of his.

Judge Boyd L. Park signed the re-cusal Monday, saying Christopher Cannon was employed as an attorney at the Park and Robinson law firm for three years. That was Park's firm before he was appointed judge.The case will now be heard by 4th District Judge Ray M. Harding.