Evan Y. Lin

Evan Y. Lin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Green Bay, WI

Lin.Liebmann LLC
 | 1928 Riverside Drive, Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: 920-393-1190
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2006, 2008, 2010 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (60%),
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Evan Y. Lin is a founding attorney and managing member of Lin.Liebmann LLC. He practices in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate, Real Estate law and Corporate / Business law. Evan has been certified as an Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC).  The AEP® designation is a graduate level specialization in estate planning, obtained in addition to already recognized professional credentials within the various disciplines of estate planning and recognizes estate planning professionals who meet stringent requirements of experience, knowledge, education, professional reputation, and character.  

Evan received his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin, cum laude, in 1998. While in law school, Evan received awards for highest achievement in his Federal Estate / Gift Tax class and his Corporate Tax class. Evan is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has been an adjunct faculty member at NWTC, teaching a class in Estate Planning and Probate Administration. Evan's professional affiliations include serving as Past President of the Brown County Bar Association, Past President of the Green Bay Estate Planning Forum and as Vice-President and member of the Board of Directors of the Estate Planning Council of Northeast Wisconsin. Evan is also a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Evan has received an AV® Preeminent™, Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating Service, the highest rating available reflecting an attorney who has achieved the height of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest level of skill and integrity.  The AV® Preeminent™ rating is a registered certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification standards, procedures and policies. 

In addition to his legal practice, as a native of Green Bay, Evan has volunteered his time for a number of community organizations and charities, his past and present community involvement includes serving on the Board of Directors of the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, the American Heart Association, Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Northeastern Wisconsin, the Friends of St. Vincent Hospital Foundation, Notre Dame Academy Foundation, Inc., the Board of Education for Notre Dame Academy, the Learning Through Golf Foundation, the Fort Howard Family Resource Center, the Planned Giving Committee of the Bay Area Humane Society & Animal Shelter, Inc, the Scholarship Selection Committee of Scholarships, Inc., and the Finance Committee for Green Bay Country Club.  

 

 

About Evan Lin

Admitted: 1998, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: http://www.llattorneys.com/attorneys/evan-y-lin/

Honors and Awards:

  • Evan has received an AV® Preeminent™, Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating Service, the highest rating available reflecting an attorney who has achieved the height of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest level of skill and integrity.  The AV Preeminent rating is a registered certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification standards, procedures and policies. , AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • Attained a "10" superb attorney rating with AVVO., 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  •     Evan has been certified as an Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC).     The Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) designation is a graduate level specialization in estate planning,obtained in addition to already recognized professional credentials within the various disciplines of estate planning.  The AEP® designation is available to attorneys (JD) and Certified Public Accountants (CPA), among others.  It is awarded by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils to recognize estate planning professionals who meet stringent requirements of experience, knowledge, education, professional reputation, and character.  An AEP® designee must embrace the team concept of estate planning and adhere to the NAEPC Code of Ethics, as well as participate in a yearly renewal and recertification process.        , 2015
  • Certified Public Accountant, 2001

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Vice-President and Board of Directors of the Estate Planning Council of Northeast Wisconsin, Inc., 2016
  • Past President, Brown County Bar Association, 2010
  • Past President, Green Bay Estate Planning Forum, 2007

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Greater Green Bay Community Foundation / Board of Director, 2016
  • Notre Dame de la Baie Academy / Board of Education, 2013

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • A presentation regarding the history of the Federal estate tax since 1998, its evolution and its current status under the 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act and the planning issues and opportunities created as a result of "portability."  The discussion also included the shift in the focus of estate planning as a result of "portability" and the importance of estate planning for non-tax reasons., Speaker, Estate Planning Under the 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act..., NAIFA - Northeast Wisconsin, 2014
  • A presentation to the Financial Planners Association of Northeast Wisconsin regarding the passage of the 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act and its impact on estate planning, in particular, existing estate plans and the necessity of review and implementation of flexibility in to estate plans in lieu of traditional mandatory funding A-B credit shelter trust planning., Lecturer, Estate Planning Under the 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act..., 30th Annual Financial Planning Association Symposium of Northeast Wisconsin, Financial Planners Association Of Northeast Wisconsin, 2013
Office Location for Evan Y. Lin

1928 Riverside Drive
Green Bay, WI 54301

 

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Last Updated: 6/20/2017

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