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Arthur Chih-Yu Lin

Arthur Chih-Yu Lin

also known as Arthur Lin

Practice areas:

Family, Child Custody, Domestic Violence, Child Support, Child Abuse, Divorce & Separation

About Me

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

Photos and Videos

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  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%
  6. More 



Hourly ($300/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

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


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Andrew J Cook

    I endorse this lawyer. Arthur is well know in the community and has an excellent reputation. His legal skills are excellent.


    Andrew Cook Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

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




Professional Misconduct

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