We need more information, such as why you want to sue them and what your relationship is to them.
What does $80,000 represent?
I may be guessing or not licensed in your state. No atty/client relationship exists. I earn my living collecting points for "helpful" answers.
Call your county or state bar association and request a referral to an attorney near you.
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