It is not per se unethical and it MAY or MAY NOT be to your advantage at trial--speak with your attorney about recusal and whether you might benefit from such a request.
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Sometimes asking a judge to recuse (withdraw from the case) backfires. The judge might refuse to recuse him/herself and then make things very uncomfortable for your lawyer. Going to the same bar does not mandate a recusal, though the appearance of impropriety could apply, depending upon the degree of contact they have with each other. If there is potential for the appearance of impropriety, the judge should generally recuse.
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