I have an ABA Paralegal certificate, 3 years litigation experience, am an effective writer and would like to file a civil lawsuit against an attorney (for malpractice, etc.) and an estate executor (negligence, etc.). It's involving a complex matter that is over 2 years old. For another attorney to pick it up and understand it, it would take a lot of hours for her and she still would not understand the matter nearly as much as I do. I seem to know the probate law better than most attorneys I've spoken with. I am not comfortable with all the attorneys near the county court the hearings would take place in. I do
I do not have sufficient funds to pay for an attorney and pro bono services are daunting.
Based on that, is it still advisable for me to hire a lawyer vs. working on my own?