Waiting for an administrative enforcement action by the CAState Bar will not in most cases cause your statute of limitations time limit to stop running. As quickly as possible you need to consult with attorneys who handle plaintiff's side legal malpractice.
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Look for attorneys that handle legal malpractice. I'm sure you can find them on this site. You can also check with the Ventura County bar association and see if they have a lawyer referral service. Also, I would guess several attorneys that handle such matters may respond to your posting... Good luck...
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I agree with my colleagues. If the amount is less than $10000 go to small claims court .for more info go to california courts self help.
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