Linsey joined Varnum LLP in 2008 and was elected to the partnership effective January of 2015. Her legal practice includes estate and tax planning, trust administration, guardianships and conservatorships, elder law, and special needs planning. She is passionate about counseling her clients and helping them to identify and achieve their immediate and long-term estate planning and philanthropic goals. In 2015 she earned credentials as a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®.
Linsey was honored by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as a member of the 2019 class of Women in the Law, was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan in 2020 by the Grand Rapids Business Journal, and was also included in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® and in Grand Rapids Magazine’s 2019 and 2020 lists of Top Lawyers in Michigan. Linsey was named a Michigan Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine for six consecutive years, and was an ATHENA Young Professional Award finalist in 2013 and 2015. In 2016 she received the Center for Community Leadership Create GReat Award, and in 2017 she was awarded the 3-in-10 Award by the Grand Rapids Bar Association.
Linsey is currently the Chairperson of the Grand Rapids Public Museum Foundation Board of Trustees, is the past Chairperson of and continues to serve on Board of Directors of Senior Neighbors, Inc, and also serves on the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids Board of Directors, the Grand Rapids Whitewater, Inc. Campaign Cabinet and the Grand Action 2.0 Advisory Committee. She is the former Chair of the Probate and Estate Planning section of the Grand Rapids Bar Association and Past President of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan – Western Region, and has served on many other community non-profit boards. She is a proud graduate of the Leadership Grand Rapids Class of 2013, and is one of Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s 100 New Philanthropists. Linsey loves to live, work and play in Grand Rapids, but in her free time enjoys traveling as much as possible (when circumstances permit!).