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Arthur graduated from Lincoln Law School of San Jose in 2007. While in law school, he studied under Federal District Court Judge James Ware as an extern doing research on law and motion, and drafting orders for the court.

When available, Arthur works as a volunteer attorney with Pro Bono Project. He provided legal service helping victims of the domestic violence. Arthur is closely involved with the legal community. He represents of children as minor’s counsel through appointment by the Court. He also participate as a volunteer in Court’s Judge Pro Tem program.

In addition, Arthur has a column with a local Chinese newspaper ( where he answers general legal questions from the readers. Arthur hosted The Universal FM, FM 92.3 radio station’s Mandarin legal segment in greater bay area. He was a guest speaker for the “Women’s Workshop” in Milpitas, CA where he spoke to a group of audience regarding to Domestic Violence Prevention in November 2009. Arthur is fluent in Mandarin.

Arthur is a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United State and the State Bar of California.


Languages spoken: Mandarin, English

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 40%
    7 years, 236 cases
  2. Child Custody: 20%
    7 years, 236 cases
  3. Divorce & Separation: 10%
    7 years, 236 cases
  4. Child Abuse: 10%
    7 years, 30 cases
  5. Other: 20%
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Hourly ($300/hour)

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  • Nick Farzin Forooghi

    Arthur is very caring, and involved with the local bar community. He serves clients with skill and enthusiasm. He has also received awards for his work with those in our community who have needed help and are less fortunate. He also has a great reputation and track record in his private family law practice and I endorse him without hesitation.


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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Arthur. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Contact info

2055 Junction Ave, Ste 215
San Jose, CA, 95131


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2015 Northern California Super Lawyer Raising StarsSuper Lawyers2015
Henry B. Collada AwardSanta Clara County Bar Association, Family Law Section2015
The Advocate AwardProBonoProject2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of counselLaw Office of Robin Yeamans2013 - Present
Legal Segment WriterNews for Chinese2009 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Arthur Lin2009 - Present
Volunteer AttorneyPro Bono Project2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Supreme CourtMember2014 - Present
Chinese American Lawyers of Bay AreaMember2014 - Present
Santa Clara Superior CourtVolunteer Pro Temp / Settlement Officer2014 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar Association groupMember2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Asian Pacific Bar Association of Silicon ValleyMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Domestic ViolenceClient / Father regain custody and visitation
DissolutionChild is now living with client and doing great in school and health
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Publication nameTitleDate
News for ChineseFamily Law - Dissolution (Mandarin)2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lincoln Law School of San JoseLawJuris Doctor2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
News for Chinese - 2014 ConferenceFamily Law - three parents law2015
News for Chinese - 2013 ConferenceHow to prepare for divorce2014
Women WorkshopDomestic Violence2009