What Brought Us Together Is What Sets Us Apart

Lincoln Derr was Created by Client Demand. It began in a rustic courtroom in rural North Carolina. The stakes were high and the attorneys on the other side were nationally known and well-respected. We had an uphill battle, a very difficult case and a client who rested his fate in our hands.

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Transforming Client Service Through Technology

We use our progressive technology platform to translate legal into logical. It enhances our ability to connect with our clients and for our clients. The firm’s commitment to innovation results in added value, effective problem solving and reduced costs to clients.

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The Gift of Giving

Lincoln Derr values community investment through giving.  Our Gift of Giving website highlights deserving causes and invites you to explore the difference we can make together.

Please visit the website at gift.lincolnderr.com

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A Custom Approach to Your Legal Needs

We recognize your legal needs are unique. From start to finish, your priorities form the foundation of our representation and guide our strategic thinking. Our solutions are tailored to fit your definition of success.

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The Lincoln Derr Advantage

Experience

Over 100 years of combined experience form the foundation of the Lincoln Derr Advantage. We leverage our experience to offer the highest level of representation available.

Diversity

We don’t just promote diversity-we are diverse. Our backgrounds and experiences enhance our connections with others and allow us to offer a broader perspective to clients.

Local Roots

We are immersed in our communities which gives us the advantage of knowing our courts, our jurors, and our opponents.

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Trial by Nature – Tips to Survival in the Courtroom

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Statute of Repose – the “Last Act”

Court of Appeals’ Recent Decision In Head v. Gould Killian CPA Grp., P.A. Expands an Accountant’s Liability Exposure in Malpractice Actions On December 20, 2016, the Court of Appeals addressed an important question in professional negligence cases—what act constitutes...

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New Website Design Launch

We have redesigned our website! Explore it here. Browse our new practice area page to learn how our expertise fits your current legal needs. Get to know our diverse and talented legal team. Discover how experience, diversity, and local roots form the pillars of The...

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Meet The Team

Sara R. Lincoln

Sara R. Lincoln

Problem solving is what we are good at, whether that requires a courtroom or not. We are fighters by nature which allows us to put our clients in the best position possible for a favorable outcome.

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Tricia M. Derr

Tricia M. Derr

Tricia Derr is a trial lawyer who has litigated hundreds of cases using creative communication, practical advice and innovative trial strategies.

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Lori R. Keeton

Lori R. Keeton

Lori Keeton’s practice focuses on civil disputes in both state and federal courts including civil rights and police use of force claims.

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Scott S. Addison

Scott S. Addison

Scott Addison represents national corporations, large regional hospital systems, physician practices, banks, and entrepreneurs.

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Beth A. Stanfield

Beth A. Stanfield

Beth Stanfield is a skilled, committed litigator handling high-stakes civil litigation in state, business, and federal courts.

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Beth A. Stanfield

Kevin L. Pratt

Kevin Pratt represents health care professionals and businesses in court as a litigator and advises businesses on strategies and policies to mitigate risk.

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Noelle C. LeBlanc

Noelle C. LeBlanc

Noelle LeBlanc is a senior litigation paralegal utilizing diverse skills to provide support to the firm and exceptional client service.

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Erin E. Alfaro

Erin E. Alfaro

Erin Alfaro is a NC State Bar Certified Paralegal who has 19+ years-experience working as a defense litigation paralegal.

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Lauren McBreen

Lauren McBreen

Lauren McBreen comes to Lincoln Derr with over 15 years of litigation experience in a variety of areas, including Insurance Defense, Criminal Prosecution and Legal Malpractice.

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Dori Cazorla

Dori Cazorla

Good marketers are observant, curious, and thrive on transforming creative into clever.  However, passion for the “thing” that you are marketing is the link to success.

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Karen Tahan

Karen Tahan

Hard work has its rewards both for our team and our clients. Knowledge, resourcefulness and dedication all contribute to the success of our team.

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