Heather is a senior paralegal in the Real Estate Group, focusing on real estate litigation. She concentrates on real estate tax assessment appeals and tax exemption challenges for commercial and industrial properties throughout Pennsylvania. She also has experience in commercial litigation.
Heather is skilled in evaluating properties for potential tax assessment and exemption appeals, and determining the likelihood of success and tax benefits to the client. She prepares evidence and strategy for board hearings and trial court, and collaborates with appraisers in preparing expert reports. She is proficient in drafting appeal forms, exemption applications, discovery, pleadings, and motions and filing documents with various county offices and state courts in Pennsylvania.
She prepares and maintains status reports and proposed budgets for various clients utilizing Serengeti Tracker. Heather also oversees the internal database to input, track, and maintain the status of all tax assessment appeal cases, and creates essential case reports for attorneys and partners.