A judge dismissed part of a civil case filed against an accounting firm that worked for Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler before the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., law firm collapsed under the weight of a $1.2 billion fraud engineered by its chairman.

But Broward Circuit Judge Jeffrey Streitfeld said Friday that he will allow investor attorney William Scherer to re-file claims of breach of fiduciary duty, aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty and aiding and abetting conversion representing a total of nine counts if he offers more evidence to support the allegations against Berenfeld Spritzer Schecter & Sheer.

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