Judge Jesse Caldwell III: The Man Behind the Robe Episode 11

Judge Jesse Caldwell III: The Man Behind the Robe Episode 11

In this episode of Trying 2 Win, Sara Lincoln and Tricia Derr talk with recently retired Superior Court Judge Jesse Caldwell III about life on and off the bench.

Judge Caldwell, who has nearly 50 years of courtroom experience, visited us for a follow-up interview to Unfurling the ‘scarlet thread of justice’ with Judge Jesse Caldwell III. He opens up about moments of levity, strange occurrences, and surprises throughout his career. His recollections include cell phones going off, ceiling tiles falling on Girl Scouts, bailiffs kissing lawyers, and everything in between. “Almost 50 years worth of stories and a lot of good justice that was done,” he says.

Unfurling the ‘scarlet thread of fairness’ with Judge Jesse Caldwell III  Episode 10

Unfurling the ‘scarlet thread of fairness’ with Judge Jesse Caldwell III Episode 10

In this episode of Trying 2 Win, Sara Lincoln and Tricia Derr talk with recently retired Superior Court Judge Jesse Caldwell III, who has nearly 50 years of courtroom experience that culminated in a 28-year stint as a Superior Court judge in Gaston County, making him the longest-serving Superior Court Judge in the division.

Dubbed “the renaissance man” by Tricia, Judge Caldwell has many interests that he feels have helped him both on the bench and as a lawyer. He’s an actor, writer, foodie, and preacher who said his biggest interest is the people in his community…

Tricia Derr Admitted to the American College of Trial Lawyers Fellowship.

Tricia Derr Admitted to the American College of Trial Lawyers Fellowship.

Tricia Derr has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.

The induction ceremony at which Tricia Derr became a Fellow took place recently before an audience of approximately 687 (including both in-person and virtual attendees) during the recent Annual Meeting of the College in Chicago, Illinois…

NCADA President Sara Lincoln Reflects on First Months in Office

NCADA President Sara Lincoln Reflects on First Months in Office

On behalf of our co-founder Sara Lincoln, we’d like to announce some big news: Sara has been named president of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (NCADA).

Sara has served as a member of the organization since 1996 and began serving on the NCADA board in the early 2000s. Her new position of leadership in the organization comes at an important time, both for NCADA and the legal profession as a whole.

“Sara came into her role as President of the NCADA at a time when the trial practice and legal industry is experiencing accelerated change,” says Lynette Pitt, Executive Director of NCADA…