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Find Your Girl Squad

Girl squad, women’s pack, female tribe…call it what you will; the benefit is the same. It is real, and it works. I know this because I am a beneficiary of it. I have been encouraged and supported by other women throughout my career. I have in turn tried to repay that...

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A Guide To UIDDA In North Carolina

While numerous states have adopted the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act (UIDDA or “Uniform Act”), many have put their own twist on the Uniform Act; which also remains subject to each state’s underlying laws regarding service, and discovery. North...

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Celebrating Women’s History Month

Many have fought to advance the equal rights of women but none more than Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her efforts began long before her appointment to the federal bench. She argued over 300 gender discrimination cases, including the 1971 landmark case, Reed v. Reed....

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Beware of the Consequences of the Voluntary Dismissal on Your Right to Appeal

You have put forth your best, but the judge essentially gutted the most valuable part of your case. The decision is interlocutory (meaning it does not decide the entire case) and does not otherwise provide any grounds for an immediate appeal. You would prefer not to move on with your less valuable case to trial, and then once appealed, face the prospect and cost of a second trial.

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MCB All-Star Trial Advocacy

On February 1st, Lincoln Derr Co-Founder Tricia Derr was part of a star-studded group of Charlotte trial attorneys presenting at the 3rd Annual All-Star Trial Advocacy CLE. This year's Keynote Speaker was Janet Ward Black, an experienced trial attorney...

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NCADA Winter Workshop

On January 25th, Lincoln Derr attorney and Co-Chair of the NCADA (North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys) Diversity Committee, Maria Ortiz, and attorney Denaa Griffin of Yates, McLamb & Weyher, moderated a panel discussion at the 3rd Annual...

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