Yes. You can replace your lawyer if you have lost faith or confidence in your lawyer to represent you, you have the right to change counsel.
Ideally, it would be good to speak with your lawyer about what is making you unhappy or uncomfortable and give that lawyer the chance to fix the problem. If you cannot resolve your issue(s) with your lawyer, you have the right to fire that lawyer and replace them.
However, firing your lawyer and hiring a replacement does carry with it certain consequences.
First, the lawyer that you fire is likely entitled to be paid for work already done. If you are current with your payments this may not be an issue. If not, you will need to finalize what the lawyer is owed pursuant to your retainer agreement and make those payments.
However, if your lawyer had been working on a contingency or percentage fee basis, you may be required to pay the lawyer’s hourly rate for time already spent on your case, plus any costs and expenses to date.
There are also sometimes additional costs connected with hiring a new lawyer. If you hire a new lawyer in the middle of a case, that lawyer will need to get up to speed on the case and that will likely cost you some more time and/or money.
In some cases, you may not be able to switch lawyers depending on how far along your case is already. Judges have the discretion to keep a lawyer on the case if the case is too far along in the court process to have a new person be able to step in and take over.
Firing a lawyer is your right but it can be costly in both time and money and is often a last resort when things between just can’t be resolved.