Lin has extensive experience in the practice of securities law particularly securities arbitration. She is a former Staff Attorney for the Chicago District of (FINRA), Arbitration Department; a former Staff Attorney for the Montana Securities Department; and currently serves as an Arbitrator for FINRA. She also taught Securities Law as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Montana. Lin also serves on the Board of Directors for the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts.


  • Illinois State University, B.S. 1980
  • California Western School of Law, J.D. 1983
  • Author International Law Journal, 1980

Bar Admissions

  • State of Minnesota, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit
  • State of Illinois, 1985
  • State of Montana, 1991
  • State of Montana, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Current/Recent Positions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • State Bar of Montana
  • Montana Trial Lawyers Association (MTLA)
  • Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA)