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I have been to about 6 lawyers who all said "your lawyer really screwed up". However he didn't screw up but rather he set me up to lose everything... I have the proof, but, lawyers in Maine don't want to sue another lawyer in Maine for legal malpractice and out of state lawyers still need to be licensed in Maine so that rule defeats the purpose, that is, they don't want to be blackballed by the Maine Bar Association members. A lawyer did all of this in order to capture control of a very valuable mill real estate property and to prevent me from opening a museum at that location. This lawyer ruined me financially and my life's vocation and it can only be remedied by an honest lawyer on my side to correct it. Again I have the evidence and I am still appealing it as of this day but the end is near. The Maine Bar Association referral system was of no help. Maybe the best way to find one attorney out there is to follow the other attorneys' advice and that was to take this case to the New York Times to expose it and maybe then an attorney will step forward.
Pleading for an attorney's assistance. He or she will not be wasting their time because all the evidence and facts are in my possession.
I went to the Maine Law School in Portland but the professors there would not even listen to anything to do re legal malpractice. When I asked when I asked student interns if they could assist me they each said they have a full caseload and the college has a policy that the student interns must not accept any cases involving legal malpractice. I then went to the board of overseers who recommended I speak to the people at the Maine Legal Referral service who would give me the names of two attorneys for a one time fee of $25 which would provide me with free consultation for the first 30 minutes from each attorney. The first attorney immediately told me that he charges $400 per hour and that he would need a check for $800 to be paid In advance of meeting him. The second attorney wanted me to pay $3000 upfront and sign a contract which would stipulate that either he or I could terminate the relationship at any time but in either case that lawyer would keep the $3000. I do not have those financial means to assume those high risk. I was an investigator for the United States Treasury Department for 10 years before I resigned to be able to return to live and raise my family in my home state of Maine. I know fraud when I see it and I know how to documented. But I can't call 911 for police assistance because this is not viewed as criminal but rather as a civil matter and needs to be dealt with and through an attorney. Is there any way of finding such an attorney? An attorney would be handsomely paid on a contingency basis as the financial losses are very severe and my attorney unquestionably committed fraud and was in collusion with the open opposing party. What would you suggest? Thank you, Raymond.
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