About

About Matthew J. Linn

Education

Marquette University Law School

• J.D., 1990

• American Jurisprudence Award, Probate Practice


Marquette University

• B.A., cum laude, Philosophy and Theology, 1987

• Outstanding Undergraduate Theology Award

• Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit National Honor Society


Legal Ethics

• Consistently receives Martindale-Hubbell's AV Rating - the highest rating for legal abilities and adherence to ethics and integrity.

• Adheres to Abraham Lincoln's advice to a lawyer: "Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser -- in fees, expenses, and waste of time. As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough."


Professional Activities

• Member, State Bar of Wisconsin

• Member, Milwaukee Bar Association

• Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section of State Bar Association

• Member, St. Thomas More Lawyer Society

• Past Chairman, Probate Section of Milwaukee Bar Association

• Member, ARAG Attorney Network


Personal

• Matt and wife, Patty, are the parents of six children and members of St. Robert Parish, Shorewood, Wisconsin.