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Evan Yi-Van Lin

Evan Yi-Van Lin

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Business, Probate, Real Estate

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About Me

Evan is an attorney and managing member with Lin.Liebmann LLC.  He practices in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate, Real Estate and Corporate / Business matters.  Evan has been certified as an Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC).   


Evan has been named to the 2015 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list as one of the top lawyers in Wisconsin by the publishers of Super Lawyers® Magazine.  Each year, only 5% of the attorneys in Wisconsin achieve this honor.  Evan had previously been named to the Wisconsin Rising Stars list five times in Estate Planning and Probate by the same publication.  Evan has also 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.



Evan graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University of Chicago in 1995 with a bachelors degree in business, majoring in accounting, and subsequently graduated in the top 15% of his class, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1998. While in law school, Evan received the State Bar of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin Law School award 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 in the paralegal program at NWTC teaching a class in Estate Planning and Probate Administration. Evan is also frequently invited to speak at seminars for attorneys, accountants and other financial professionals regarding estate planning matters.

Evan’s professional affiliations include serving as President of the Green Bay Estate Planning Forum and on the Board of the Estate Planning Council of Northeast Wisconsin. Evan is also Past President of the Brown County Bar Association, and a member of the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Evan has volunteered his time for a number of community organizations and charities, including serving on the Board of Directors of the American Heart Association, Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Northeastern Wisconsin and the Friends of St. Vincent Hospital Foundation. Evan has also participated in the Wisconsin Wills for Heroes pro bono program sponsored by the State Bar of Wisconsin which provides free wills, financial powers of attorneys and advance health care directives to publicly employed and volunteer first responders and their spouses / partners.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    17 years
  2. Business: 25%
    17 years
  3. Probate: 15%
    17 years
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    17 years

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Contact Info

Lin.Liebmann LLC

1928 Riverside Drive
Green Bay, WI, 54301

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing199803/23/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Wisconsin Super LawyerSuper Lawyers® Magazine2015
Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®)National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC)2015
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell®2015
Wisconsin Rising StarSuper Lawyers® Magazine2012
Wisconsin Rising StarSuper Lawyers® Magazine2011
Wisconsin Rising StarSuper Lawyers® Magazine2010
Wisconsin Rising StarSuper Lawyers® Magazine2008
Wisconsin Rising StarSuper Lawyers® Magazine2006
Federal Estate and Gift Taxation Highest GradeCALI1998
Corporate Taxation Highest GradeCALI1997

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorNortheast Wisconsin Technical College2003 - 2005
Tax AssociateDeloitte & Touche1998 - 1999

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Estate Planning Council of Northeast WisconsinBoard of Directors2000 - Present
Green Bay Estate Planning ForumPast President1999 - Present
Brown County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors, Past President1999 - Present
American Institute of Certified Public AccountantsMember1999 - 2013
Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public AccountantsMember1999 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinMember1998 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
LawClipsThe 2010 Tax Relief Act - Estate Planning for 2011, 2012 and Beyond...2011
LawClipsThe Schiavo Aftermath - Establishing the Need for Advance Health Care Directives2005

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law School LawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Loyola University Chicago Business AdministrationBBA1995

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
NAIFA Northeastern Wisconsin - Mega CE DayEstate Planning Under the 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act..."After" the Sunset2015
NAIFA Northeastern Wisconsin - Mega CE DayEstate Planning Under the 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act..."After" the Sunset2014
Estate PlanningEstate / Gift Tax Update & The Importance of Estate Planning2013
Cape Financial Group 4th Annual Investment WorkshopEstate / Gift Tax Update & The Importance of Estate Planning2013
30th Annual Financial Planning Association Symposium of Northeast WiscosninEstate Planning Under the 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act..."After" the Sunset2013
National Business Institute SeminarDrafting Effective Wills and Trusts2011
Institute for Learning in RetirementWills, Revocable Trusts, Marital Property Law and Related Estate Planning Potpourri2011
National Business Institute SeminarThe Probate Process From Start to Finish2010
Institute for Learning In RetirementWills, Revocable Trusts, Marital Property Law and Related Estate Planning Potpourri2010
IMA MeetingEstate Planning2010
Financial Planning Association of Northeast Wisconsin SymposiumFlexible Estate Planning In Uncertain Times2010
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. Advisor MeetingFlexible Estate Planning In Uncertain Times2010
Fox River Valley Funeral Directors Association MeetingEstate Planning and Probate Concepts for Your Clients2009
Autism Society of Northeast Wisconsin MeetingEstate Planning with Special Needs Trusts / Supplemental Needs Trusts2008
Metlife Advisor MeetingEstate Planning Issues For Your Clients2006
American Heart Association Planned Giving SeminarIs Your Estate Plan In Step With the Times?2006
Advanced Marketing Training for Sierra Insurance & Packerland Brokerage Services, Inc.The Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust and Estate Tax Considerations2006
23rd Annual Financial Planning Symposium Program of Northeast WisconsinEstate Planning Needs for Baby Boomers: Maintaining Flexibility During Uncertain Times2006
National Business Institute SeminarKeeping Estates Profitable: Advanced Planning Techniques in Wisconsin2005