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Every law firm decides on their own to take a case based on many factors, including (but not limited to):
While it is very likely that a law firm would accept a case where someone stole $300,000, because they would be able to also seek punitive damages that would help pay the legal fees - you said that this incident occurred in 2007. I'm happy to check the statute of limitations for your particular state, if you can tell me where it is, but statutes of limitation for this type of case tend to be pretty short. Statute of limitations is an affirmative defense, and most lawyers will unfortunately not accept a case after the statute has expired. You'd need to be able to establish that the defendant left the state after taking your money, which extends the statute, or that you couldn't have been aware of their act earlier because they took steps to fraudulently conceal it.
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