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Changing The Legal Landscape

If we appear to be talking about diversity and inclusion often, we are. We repeatedly reference the Lincoln Derr Advantage ("#LDAdvantage") on our website and in our social media interactions. The #LDAdvantage asserts experience, diversity, and local...

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10 Tips To Survival In The Courtroom

Good Luck to all of the law graduates taking the North Carolina Bar Exam over the next few days. The studying and preparation are behind you now. If your calling is to become a trial attorney, Trial By Nature: 10 Tips to Survival in the Courtroom, will interest you....

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Jury Win Saves Client $80M

On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018, after an 11-week trial, a jury handed down a defense verdict in favor of a Lincoln Derr client finding no liability on all counts. The decision preserved the client's professional reputation and prevented exposure in excess of...

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Diversity Fatigue

Diversity Fatigue is a relatively new term used to describe how corporations immersed in diversity and inclusion initiatives are exhausted by the complexity of realizing measurable change. As such, corporate motivation to continue championing this cause is decreasing....

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Outside The Courtroom-The Art Of Appreciation

Raise your hand if you have ever been angry at someone for praising your efforts – your work – your investment. Raise your hand if you have ever been annoyed because you received a thank you note. Raise your hand if you were ever offended by an...

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Uncovering Implicit and Blind Spot Bias

The Lincoln Derr team recently attended a Continuing Legal Education Seminar sponsored by the National Association of Minority and Women-Owned Law Firms "NAMWOLF"  Restaurant, Retail, and Hospitality Practice Area Committee and hosted at the Home Depot Headquarters in...

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Employment Law: The Gig Economy

The internet continues to change the workplace landscape – most recently, in the form of more non-traditional career opportunities or a gig economy. What is this gig economy, you ask? The term “gig economy” refers to the growing business practice of hiring independent contractors and short term-workers to do small, part-time jobs, which are often done remotely.

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Justice Initiatives Evening At the Courthouse 2018

On Thursday, April 27th, the legal community convened at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse to celebrate the Justice Initiatives 12th Annual Evening at the Courthouse event. We are proud to be a Justice Initiatives District Sponsor for the 2nd year in a row. In typical...

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Phoebe Coddington Joins Lincoln Derr’s Legal Team

Phoebe Coddington comes to Lincoln Derr with valuable experience and insights from her two federal clerkships and work at an international firm representing major corporations and financial institutions nationwide. She counsels and litigates all types of cases with an...

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