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.

Recent News & Articles

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Maria Ortiz Joins Lincoln Derr’s Legal Team

Maria believes in sheer grit, knowledge and determination. Armed with a strong belief in the Rule of Law and fighting for what’s right, Maria is dedicated to protecting her clients and their rights. Maria is a native of South Florida, having earned her undergraduate...

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Jeremy Sugg Joins Lincoln Derr’s Legal Team

Jeremy joins the firm with over seven years of experience defending individuals, small businesses, and national corporations in matters ranging from workers’ compensation and personal injury matters to defamation and products liability claims. Jeremy graduated cum...

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Document Management Success Story

Lincoln Derr partnered with DocMoto approximately two years ago to provide document and email management services. We were looking for a long term solution to our document management challenges and found the perfect fit with DocMoto. As we have grown and our needs...

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Trial by Nature #2 – Display Matters

The phrase “odd bird” doesn’t come close to describing this creature. Found in the rainforest of New Guinea, the superb bird-of-paradise looks like a little black bird most of the time. However, during mating season, the male bird goes all out with a dazzling display of color, sound and dance in his effort to find a mate.

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Text Messaging and Patient Care Orders

Reversing Course: Secure Text Messaging Is No Longer Permitted to Transmit Patient Care Orders In college football, ESPN analyst Lee Corso coined the phrase “Not so fast, my friend” to foreshadow his disagreement with an on-set colleague. Often, Corso introduces the...

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A Rare Find

The most valuable pearls occur spontaneously in nature and are extremely rare. In fact, they are so rare that cultivated pearls are the industry standard for creation and distribution of pearls worldwide. These highly valued natural pearls are the origin 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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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

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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Jeremy Sugg

Jeremy Sugg

Jeremy Sugg is a uniquely talented lawyer dedicated to solving problems in the most efficient and comprehensive manner, whether at the deal table or in the courtroom, for clients ranging from individuals to national corporations.

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Maria D. Ortiz

Maria D. Ortiz

Maria Ortiz is an experienced bilingual litigator with a diverse background.  She has litigated cases in federal and state courts; a fighter by nature who takes pride in representing health care professionals, hospital systems and physician practice groups.

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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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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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