“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.
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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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
Recent News & Articles
It’s not just the airport and national parks feeling the effects of the weeks’ long government shutdown. Nine federal departments and several agencies shut down on December 22, 2018. Several employee/HR-facing federal agencies are closed or operating at a...read more
A new year has arrived, and it seems we are inundated by ads for new gadgets and other nifty technology platforms. If you follow any legal tech reports or blogs, you know how much hype there is about AI and Blockchain. You also probably know by now that many states, including North Carolina, are incorporating a mandatory amount of CLE credits directed toward technology (despite the fact that our court system lacks sufficient funding to institute comprehensive electronic filing… but that’s a different soapbox).read more
I was working as a trial attorney at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. when I decided to take a pause in my career. I was pregnant with my first child, and I didn’t think I could juggle a baby along with a demanding career requiring extensive travel. So, I...read more
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.
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.