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NCBF 4ALL Statewide Day of Service

Dear Colleagues,While our profession as a whole has experienced many changes, central and unchanged among them has been its dedication to service and community. One of the foremost ways in which we have shown our dedication to these ideals is through pro...

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New EEOC Discrimination Enforcement Data

New EEOC Discrimination Enforcement Data

On January 24, 2020, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released its Enforcement and Litigation Data for Fiscal Year (“FY”) 2019, which began October 1, 2018, and ended September 30, 2019. The data reflects that the EEOC received 72,675...

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Advantages of a Technology Savvy Law Firm

Advantages of a Technology Savvy Law Firm

Why technology is core to the Lincoln Derr Advantage (a.k.a. - #LDAdvantage)We like to win.And we do what it takes to make that happen.That means we study all the evidence, backward and forward. We learn the industry involved in the case. We get to know...

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Lincoln Derr Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers Top Lists

We are pleased to announce that four Lincoln Derr attorneys have been selected to the 2020 North Carolina Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in the state.

It is a high honor that Tricia Derr and Sara Lincoln were named to Top Lists, which is a distinction held by an elite group of recognized North Carolina attorneys. 

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DOL Final Rule on Joint Employer Status

DOL Final Rule on Joint Employer Status

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR HAS BEEN HARD AT WORK.Right on the heels of its Final Rule on Overtime, the DOL just issued its Final Rule on Joint Employer Status. What does that mean for you,  Average Joe Employer? Maybe nothing. However, if you’re an...

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New Year, New 2020 Laws for Employers

New Year, New 2020 Laws for Employers

Anyone having trouble remembering to write “2020”? Even though you know it’s coming, that’s one New Year’s change that never ceases to catch people by surprise. Just as you can count on having to scribble through the errant “2019” for the next few weeks, employers can count on a flurry of new employment laws and regulations to trip them up in this year’s first few weeks.

Let’s ring in the new calendar year with a couple of new laws employers should expect to encounter in early 2020:

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Memorable Stories of Courtroom Victories

Memorable Stories of Courtroom Victories

Hot coffee, surgical conflicts of interest — these are (some of) our favorite stories from a decade of courtroom victories. It’s been a decade since Sara Lincoln and Tricia Derr founded our law firm, Lincoln Derr. In that time, they’ve built a team of attorneys and paralegals. They’ve moved offices, brought on new clients and cases, and done more than their fair share of time in the courtroom.

All of that time and effort has led to no shortage of stories.

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A Holiday Message For Employers

A Holiday Message For Employers

TIPS TO KEEP EMPLOYERS OFF OF THE “NAUGHTY” LIST
It’s an oldie, but a goodie – the lawyer Christmas card invoking dry legal-speak without overpromising – and just more support for the notion that lawyers truly are the fun police. While I’m not here to set

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