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Meet Lynn P. Michael

Lynn P. Michael, J.D. Lynn P. Michael

Born: Winston-Salem, NC 1968
Graduated Forsyth Country Day School, 1987 Wake Forest University (B.A. French Literature, National Merit Scholar), 1991 Wake Forest University School of Law (J.D., Law Faculty Award Scholar) 1994


Law Clerk, Wake Forest University School of Law Legal Clinic for the Elderly (1993)
Attorney, Craige Brawley, Liipfert and Walker (1994-1997)
Attorney, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice (1997-2002)

Wealth Strategist, Wachovia Bank, twice named best planner nationally (2002-2008)
Wealth Strategist/Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo Private Bank, 2008-2016
Wealth Advisor, First Citizens Wealth Management (2016-2019)
Attorney, Robert D. Hinshaw, Attorney at Law (2020-present)


Board Member and Treasurer, YWCA of Winston-Salem, NC
Foundation Board Member and Investment Committee Chair, Forsyth Technical Community College Foundation
Board Member, Forsyth Country Day School Alumni Council
Corporate Donations Co-Chair, United Way of Forsyth County
Board member, president and gala co-chair Southeastern Center for Contemporary Arts
Board Member, Audience Development, Resource Development and golf committees Piedmont Opera
Committee Member, Winterlark business donations
Committee Member, Brenner Children’s Hospital/ Cheers business gifts
Member, Sergeant-at-Arms Committee Chair, golf committee Reynolda Rotary of Winston-Salem


Member, North Carolina State Bar
Member, United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
Member, Forsyth County Bar Association
Member, Winston-Salem Estate Planning Council
Member, North Carolina Bar Association (trusts and estates section, unauthorized practice of law committee)
Certified Business Succession Planning Specialist, Wells Fargo Private Bank
Graduate Advising with Impact program, Wells Fargo Private Bank
Obtained Series 7 and 63 licenses
Obtained Life and Long Term Care insurance licenses