“After 24 years as a lawyer and eight years at a woman-helmed law firm, Lincoln knows female trial lawyers are the minority.”
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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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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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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As a female trial lawyer and mother who has survived nearly 25 years in practice, I am often asked by younger women about "work-life balance." My response most often is, "balance is a state of mind not a state of being." There are days as a working mother where you...read more
On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, after nearly three weeks of trial, a jury returned a unanimous defense verdict in favor of a Lincoln Derr client. By winning in the first phase of this bifurcated trial Lincoln Derr saved their clients from a potential 10...read more
“Just because everyone is behaving like a clown, it doesn’t mean you have to join the circus.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo
As a paralegal, there are times I feel I have joined a legal three-ring circus and play the fortunate (or unfortunate) role of ringmaster.
We are proud to be recognized in U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers® Ninth Edition of "Best Law Firms." The publication acknowledges us as a Charlotte Tier 1 firm for our work in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice - Defendants and...read more
Today I am excited to speak with you about the theory of the case and its construction. I plan to address the theory of the case briefly and then spend the majority of my time talking to you about the case construction bearing in mind the case theory. Whenever you are about to present your case to a jury or even in instances of a bench trial, your theory of the case is your version of what happened. Your goal is to illustrate your case theory through a thoughtful and persuasive case construction.read more
Lincoln Derr was proud to Stand Up for Care Ring as a Corporate Champion and Table Host for the 2018 Care Ring Community Health fundraising luncheon. On October 11th, at The Westin Charlotte, we were joined by other Charlotte Corporate Champions pledging their support...read more
Meet The Team
Heather Fuller, a seasoned litigator with extensive federal experience, has handled cases in courts across the United States. Her innovative approach to each case, coupled with her sound judgment and ability to solve complex problems, makes her a strong advocate for her client.