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I'd love to change lawyers ... I have a good friend who's a forensic accountant that did all of the financial work, he brought myself and this attorney together, who agreed to bring a complaint based on the work my friend did on the financial side, and condo reg, fdcpa side ... The attorney for over 9 months told me not to ask for a resale package, not to communicate with the condo association or property manager etc etc ,, Just last week he pushed a damage/insurance claim to the property manager that he didn't want me to send.
On Friday once again, I asked what the hell was going on after taking almost 8 days to get a hold of him .. just to talk on the phone.. he assured me I had nothing to worry about .. but his actions say otherwise.
He took this on contingency due to the relationship he had with my friend, so to change lawyers at the last minute is cost prohibitive, and losing one's attorney days before the response, makes my credibility suffer because when he's no longer involved , his decisions and actions can't provide reasoning for anything .. I feel like I'm stuck with the guy.... it just seems I need to lose the first case before he can be held responsible. I'd dump the guy in two secs if I thought I had a better last minute solution .. He works for a very top notch international firm .. Am I correct in stating I'm stuck at this point unless I can afford and find another lawyer in 5 days to take the case ..
Thanks ... I mean via email 6 different times he tells me the complaint will be issued to meet this action by the condo association, whether it was having the lien filed, or me listing my home for sale, he had two months to beat them by taking the upper hand and filing the complaint against them, instead it's a counter...
I may be off track but he's been trying to distance himself from written communication in regard to his actions .. he doesn't even open emails, and the questions he asks make it evident he's done little .. but I guess I have to wait and have a default judgement issued against me to have a case against him .. sounds crazy but it seems that way ... I almost think he's been hoping I file a complaint ... So I will fedex him or courier deliver to him a list of assumptions I find are reasonable based on his past assertions .. I'm assuming that would force his hand to claim something different, etc .... Do lawyers basically get away with murder.. it seems they have the system under control for themselves ... I mean the guys lied to me 7 times about the complaint being done .. who would do that, and why .... that's my biggest concern it doesn't make any sense ... don't write it in email or leave a phone message .. do it some other way I can't prove it. In a letter to him what should I emphasize, I don't have the ability to self edit thus all my communications are long, what key things do I need to have in such a letter.
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