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Lincoln Derr Ranked in 2021 “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the tenth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Lincoln Derr PLLC has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in 6 practice areas. Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.

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Life is Short

Lunch. Clerkship. Love Connection.

A few years ago, a friend asked me to meet a law student who was a summer associate at her firm and who was interested in clerking for a federal district court judge. I had clerked for a Fourth Circuit Judge and…

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Summary Judgement in Medical Malpractice Action

Summary Judgement in Medical Malpractice Action

Attorney Scott Addison recently won summary judgment in defense of our client, an orthopedic surgeon, in a case arising out of a nerve injury that occurred during a procedure to shorten a patient’s leg. The patient had previously undergone a total hip replacement by a physician in another state that, unfortunately, resulted in a leg-length discrepancy that caused her significant problems.

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Lincoln Derr’s Message To Prospective Clients

Lincoln Derr’s Message To Prospective Clients

When I meet with a prospective client, one of the first questions I ask is, “Have you talked to any other lawyers yet?”If the answer is no, I (kindly) advise them to do just that — to identify three other attorneys and interview them. I’ll even…

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Best Buddies North Carolina Virtual Friendship Walk

Best Buddies North Carolina Virtual Friendship Walk

We are proud to be once again a sponsor of the Best Buddies North Carolina Friendship Walk! To accommodate the current health crisis, Best Buddies North Carolina adapted this annual in-person walk to an inclusive virtual experience on June 20th, 2020. Thank you to the...

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Second Independence Day – Juneteenth

Second Independence Day – Juneteenth

While the Day may bear many names, it singularly represents our country’s second Independence Day. Today, it continues to serve as an important day of celebration and reflection in the African-American community. On June 19, 1865, Major General Gordon Granger and...

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Congress Passes the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020

Congress Passes the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020

Congress is Down with PPP If you’re an employer still trying to stay afloat amidst the Coronavirus restrictions, Congress has just passed you a lifeline. Last week the House voted 417-1 and just last night, the Senate unanimously passed the Paycheck Protection Program...

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Getting Employees back to work in North Carolina

Getting Employees back to work in North Carolina

Back to Work You Go? It’s been a long 9 or 10 weeks (depending on when you began sheltering in place), but all indications are that many states (North Carolina included) are trying to slowly and safely lift restrictions so businesses can open to the public and workers...

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The Bar Exam for a Lawyer who Paused

The Bar Exam for a Lawyer who Paused

After I paused my legal career to raise three children, I faced hurdles when I tried to re-enter the workforce. I lacked a network and opportunities and faced the implicit bias that I was too old and had lost my edge.

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Lawyer Well-Being Week: Free Virtual Yoga Class

JOIN US FOR A FREE VIRTUAL YOGA CLASS MONDAY MAY 4 8:00 AM (EST)   Sponsored by Lincoln Derr, PLLC and YOGASIX In celebration of Lawyer Well-Being Week   FAQDo I need Yoga experience to attend this class? No.The class is designed for all ability levels and...

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