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A paralegal cannot represent you in court. You may either represent yourself, or a lawyer would have to represent you. A paralegal can draft legal documents for you if you were representing yourself, and help you in that limited capacity though. Some paralegal services do offer this.Anyone can sue almost anyone else in this country --whether you have a good case is another thing. In order to win a suit for defamation (slander is a form of defamation) you'll need to be able to establish that the defendant intentionally or negligently made a false statement or statements about you to someone else (a third party) and that you suffered economic harm as a result. The vast majority of the time, what I find is that most people have no, or little economic damages, to make recovery worthwhile.I, like the other Experts on this site, am here to assist customers like you. However, we do so in anticipation of being paid for our efforts, just like other professionals do, since this is our livelihood and not a hobby. To that end, I am more than happy to clarify my answer to you and answer any related follow up questions that you might have. In return, I ask that you show good faith in compliance with the Terms of Service by accepting my answer, whether the news is good or bad, so that I will be paid for my efforts. Thank you!