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I need to know if I need to hire an attorney to represent me in a case management statement?

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California

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I have been attending on my own behalf when summoned to appear in court

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Yes, it is a civil lawsuit between attorneys that I’m involved with regarding settlement fees

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Lawyer: INFOLAWYER, Attorney replied 3 months ago
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martindale.com and findlaw.com are both excellent lookup directories. Both highly rated. Both used by lawyers. Easy to search and find local options.You want to prepare your case by creating a time line starting from the earliest event. For each event, write down key details and witnesses and if there is a document that relates to it, save it and refer to it. This timeline can be very valuable in narrating your case and presenting it later in a concrete and specific way.Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”If you have a follow up, just reply and ask me!
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Instead of writing down all the specifics I will give you the case numbers this way you can look them up and hopefully get a clear understanding of what’s going on. The following case numbers are CIV537370, CIV538486 and 16CIV01192
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Also, I wanted to look at filing a malpractice lawsuit against my former attorney whose involved in this civil lawsuit for breech of fiduciary duty to me as a client
Lawyer: INFOLAWYER, Attorney replied 3 months ago
I will open this to colleagues. I cannot look up specific case files
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Ok, thank you.
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I have not heard from anyone and it has been within 24 hours please advise
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