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Elizabeth L. Gracie
State and Local Taxation Practice
   

 

Elizabeth L. Gracie joined O'Keefe Lyons & Hynes, LLC in 1983. Since then, she has practiced in the area of state and local taxation with concentrations in retail, office, condominium and exempt properties.


Presentations and Publications

International Association of Assessing Officers Legal Seminar: Effective Techniques for Trial Preparation. (November 1999)
Institute of Property Taxation, 1999 Annual Conference: Property Tax Judicial Update – New Developments Affecting the Property Tax Professional. (June 1999)
Institute of Property Taxation, 1999 Annual Conference: Exclusion of Sales from the Market Approach to Value. (June 1999)
Institute of Property Taxation, Chicago Chapter: What to Look for in an Appraisal. (April 1996)
American Bar Association/Institute of Property Taxation Property Tax Seminar: Current Legislative and Judicial Developments in the Midwest and the Northeast. (March 1995)
Taxes and Tenants: a Roundtable, Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago, Chicago Office, 1995
International Association of Assessing Officers Legal Seminar: The Future -- Questions of Uniformity. (December 1994)
International Council of Shopping Centers Law Conference: Allocation of Value Between Anchor Stores and Malls. (October 1993)
International Association of Assessing Officers Legal Seminar: The Future of Uniformity After Nordlinger. (November 1992)
International Council of Shopping Centers Law Conference: Survey of Property Tax Issues Arising Out of Shopping Centers. (October 1992)
American Bar Association/Institute of Property Taxation Property Tax Symposium: Property Tax Issues Arising Under the U.S. Constitution. (March 1992)
Illinois State Bar Association Real Estate Taxation Program: The Projected Outcome and Effects of Nordlinger. (February 1992)
Chicago's Favorable Tax and Incentive Climate, Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago, Chicago Office, 1991. Reprinted in Journal of Property Tax Management, Summer 1992
Institute of Property Taxation Annual Conference: Recent Developments in Property Taxation. (June 1990)
Illinois Hospital Association: Qualification of Hospital Property For Charitable Exemption in the Current Tax Climate. (December 1988)
Appealing an Assessment: Evaluating Strategies, Journal of Property Tax Management, 2:1


Professional Associations

BOMA/Chicago Tax Committee
Commercial Real Estate Executive Women (CREW)
Illinois State Bar Association
Institute of Professionals in Taxation
State Bar of Wisconsin
International Association of Assessing Officers
Chicago Bar Association
CBA Alliance for Women


Civic Organizations

Mount Sinai Hospital
Secretary, November 2001 – 2003
Professional Liaison and Quality Improvement Committee,
Co-chair, 1998 – Present
Board of Directors, 1996 – Present

National Center on Poverty Law (formerly National Clearinghouse for Legal Services)
Chair, 2002 – 2003
Board of Directors, 1998 – 2003

Education

Ms. Gracie graduated from the Honors Program of the University of Wisconsin in 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. She received a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1983.