39th Annual Legal Seminar Agenda

Thursday, December 13, 2018

WHAT’S BEEN GOING ON SINCE WE LAST MET

Moderator: George Brown, Esq.

8:45 - 9:30 am

Recent Developments in Real Property Taxation:  Procedural

Panagiota Fortsas, Esq., Des Plaines, IL 

9:30 -10:15 am

Recent Developments in Real Property Taxation:  Substantive

William E. Banfield, Esq., New York, NY

10:15 -10:30 am

Break


10:30 -11:15 am

Recent Developments in Real Property Taxation:  Exemptions

Mark P. Reynolds, Esq., Omaha, NE

11:15 -11:45 am

Cases of Note in Your Jurisdictions

Thomas A. Jaconetty, Esq., Chicago, IL

11:45  am - 1:00 pm
Luncheon provided at the hotel

COMPLEX ISSUES & VALUATION PROBLEMS

Moderator: Wayne Tenenbaum, Esq.

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Wind Farm Improvements and Asset Appraisal on Maui

Brian Bilberry, Esq., County of Maui, HI
Marcy Martin, County of Maui, HI

2:00 – 2:45 pm

Theories, Challenges, and Approaches to the Valuation of Special Purpose Property 

Thomas Atherton, Indianapolis, IN

2:45 - 3:00 pm

Break


3:00 – 4:00 pm

State Unitary Assessment 

Jerott Rudd, Boise, ID
Mark Southard, Boise, ID

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Legal and Technical Aspects of Equalization-A New Look at an Old Subject

Alan Dornfest, Boise, ID

Friday, December 14, 2018

SPECIAL TOPICS

Moderator: Robert Pizorno, Esq. 

8:45 – 9:30 am

Litigating Strategies for Big Box -- Taxing Body

William Shepard, Esq., Tampa, FL

9:30 – 10:30 am

Litigating Strategies for Big Box -- Taxpayer

Don M. Millis, Madison, WI

10:30 – 10:45 am

Break


10:45 – 11:45 am

Big Box Panel

William Shepard, Esq., Tampa, FL
Don M. Millis, Madison, WI
Peter Korpacz, Mount Airy, MD

11:45  am – 1:00 pm
Luncheon provided at the hotel

ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY

Moderator: Tom Jaconetty, Esq.

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Unique valuation problems assessing Low Income Housing Tax Credit Developments

Eroll Williams, New Orleans, LA
Christian Weiler, New Orleans, LA
Thomas Sandox, New Orleans, LA
Jacquelyn Frick, New Orleans, LA

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Ethical Conundrums for Real Property Tax Lawyers

Thomas A. Jaconetty, Moderator, Chicago, IL
Mary T. Nicolau, Esq., Panelist, Chicago, IL
Anne Edelman Larsen, Esq., Panelist, Chicago, IL

3:00 – 3:15 pm

Break


3:15 – 4:30 pm

Ethical Conundrums for Real Property Tax Lawyers (continued)

Thomas A. Jaconetty, Moderator, Chicago, IL
Mary T. Nicolau, Esq., Panelist, Chicago, IL
Anne Edelman Larsen, Esq., Panelist, Chicago, IL