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I have filed a complaint with EEOC against my previous employer for Age Discrimination. I still have not been able to find a lawyer to handle my case but know timing is critical. What happens if I do not find an attorney.

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Arkansas

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

Full time for over 22 years

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Employer tried to say position was eliminated but Unemployment Disallowed that.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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I am sorry to hear about this situation. If you are coming up against a filing deadline pursuant to statute of limitations, you have the option of filing a bare bones lawsuit yourself. That will give you time to find an attorney to "come on board" after the filing which meets the deadline.

Let me know if you need a sample complaint for federal or state court.

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