Charles Lin is a partner in the Trusts and Estates group of Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP. He provides tax and estate planning services to high net-worth clients, including business owners, C-suite executives, and investors in real estate. Charles often acts as outside general counsel for many clients. Much of his work also includes entity formation and structuring and property tax reassessment issues. Charles focuses on all aspects of income, capital gains, gift, and estate tax planning, wealth and business succession planning, charitable planning, trust tax planning, and trust and probate administration.
As a member of Procopio’s International Tax team and Asia-Pacific Cross-Border practice, Charles advises cross-border and multi-national individuals and families on a number of international tax and estate planning issues, including, but not limited to, pre-immigration tax planning, expatriation, and investments in U.S. property. He speaks Mandarin, Japanese, and Taiwanese at fluid conversational levels.
Charles grew up on the island of Guam and spent a portion of his early 20s in Japan. He currently serves as the president of the Orange County Asian American Bar Association.