D. Michael Lins

D. Michael Lins

Founding Partner
Tampa, Florida

D. Michael "Mike" Lins, a life-long native of Tampa, is the founding partner of the Lins Law Group, P.A. Mike has over 25 years of legal experience in Florida and he practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, estate and Trust administration, business law, and personal injury. He is committed to combining aggressive representation with caring client support and personal attention. Since 1994, Mike has held the highest "AV" rating from the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Although Mike's main office is in the Carrollwood area of North Tampa, Mike represents clients throughout the Tampa Bay area.

Mike lives with his wife, Linda, in the Tampa Bay area; they have three adult children and two dogs. When he is not working, Mike enjoys boating, fishing, and spending time with family.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning and Asset Protection
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Probate Contests and Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Divorce, Custody, Alimony, Child Support
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1985


  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • J.D. - 1984
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Law Review: Florida State University Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
  • Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 1979

Honors and Awards

  • "AV" Rated by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, 1994 - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Justice Association (FJA), Member
  • Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers, Elder Law and Real Property, Probate Trust Sections, Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Member
  • Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys (AFELA), Member