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Blank Rome's Adam Laver to Lead Real Estate Tax Panel at PBI's 19th Annual Real Estate Institute

Blank Rome Partner Adam E. Laver will be leading the CLE panel, “Fundamentals of Real Estate Tax Assessment Appeals and Minimization Strategies in Philadelphia,” at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s (“PBI”) 19th Annual Real Estate Institute, on Thursday, December 10, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. This one-day program is co-sponsored by PBI and the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, and will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

Mr. Laver will be joined by representatives of the Board of Revision of Taxes and the Office of Property Assessment to discuss the procedures and general deadlines for perfecting appeals to Philadelphia’s Board of Revision of Taxes, as well as the time of filing and the local rules of filing and contents of appeal pleadings. The panel will also review how to weigh whether or not to file an appeal; when independent appraisal reports are required; and the procedures/practice regulations before the Board of Revision of Taxes. To learn more, please click here.

At Blank Rome, Mr. Laver concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate development, zoning and land use, and real property tax. He works closely with local elected officials and municipal agencies in various jurisdictions to obtain zoning, use, building, and related permits for both regional and national developers of real estate. Mr. Laver also represents owners and developers in connection with real estate tax exemption, abatement, and market-value assessment appeals before the Board of Revision of Taxes and other boards of assessment appeals.