• Lincoln Derr
    October 13, 2016

    On October 6th, Tricia Derr was invited to address the Jury Trials class at Charlotte School of Law. The class is taught by The Hon. Jesse B. Caldwell, III, Resident Superior Court Judge for the 27A Judicial District in Gaston County. “Judge Caldwell is a fellow Double Tarheel and longtime professional colleague. As one ofRead More

    October 4, 2016

    On October 4th the team at Lincoln Derr took a few minutes away from the office to thank a deserving group of CMPD officers who have been working long hours with no days off at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. We treated them to delicious pizzas from Portofino’s Italian Restaurant (who were fantastic to work with) andRead More

    September 26, 2016

    Lincoln Derr is so proud of paralegal Erin Alfaro’s commitment to fostering future women leaders…. We could not say it any better than one of her own mentees. Congratulations Erin and thank you for all you do to make our community better and brighter.

    September 21, 2016

    BEYOND THE HEADLINES: WHY NORTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES CANNOT IMMEDIATELY RELEASE DASH AND BODY CAMERA FOOTAGE By Lori R. Keeton* Though many are quick to criticize law enforcement agencies for not releasing dash and body camera footage as soon as an event occurs, this criticism is misplaced.  These agencies are required to follow NorthRead More

    September 12, 2016

    By Scott Addison Every lawyer remembers learning the nebulous concept of “disabilities” in law school. The interplay between a “disability” and the statute of limitations or the statute of repose is much more complex than appears at first glance. Last week, the North Carolina Court of Appeals threw another wrinkle into the already confusing principle.Read More

    September 5, 2016

    In June, Judge Robert Ervin granted Directed Verdict in favor of our physician client at the close of Plaintiff’s evidence. Because a Directed Verdict is a white whale in medical malpractice cases (and in many others), we felt the story bore telling. First, it must be said that all counsel involved were highly competent, andRead More

    August 15, 2016

        Lincoln Derr attorney Scott Addison has recently received an added certification to serve as a North Carolina Superior Court Mediator. Scott has a proven track record of success representing national corporations, large regional hospital systems, physician practices, banks, contractors, and entrepreneurs. He will bring significant experience to this new opportunity and intends toRead More

    August 10, 2016

    As a profession, lawyers strive to stay current within their areas of expertise. They whole heartedly embrace research being right at their finger tips and do not spend much time in law libraries anymore. Ah, but the euphoria which document boxes, accordion files and a desk full of paper elicits….that is a luxury they areRead More

    August 1, 2016

    Written by Beth Stanfield and published in the July 2016 Edition of the NCADA publication, “The Resource“. Since 2013, when the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued its Final Rule implementing revisions to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the potential for businessRead More

    July 26, 2016

      The Mecklenburg County Bar hosted an event on July 21st engaging members to “Schmooze and Learn the Rules of the Court”. This event was the third and final session in the “Schmooze and Learn” series. Five teams competed in a friendly trivial pursuit style competition testing knowledge of the rules. Tyler Creek Pub in the HistoricRead More