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Patricia Quinn Ford

Patricia Quinn Ford

Attorney at Law

“Typically, tax valuation is a data-driven process. Having an advocate re-focuses the process on the human element.”

Patricia Quinn Ford

Patricia Quinn Ford works with clients on state and local taxation matters related to high-end residential properties, as well as industrial and other commercial properties

She served as outside counsel for the City of Chicago’s Tax Reactivation Program, designed to put chronically tax delinquent properties back on the tax rolls. Working closely with the Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Planning and Development and the Mayor’s Office, she oversaw the execution of clearing title for thousands of properties.


Patricia focuses her practice on:

  • Commercial, industrial, high-end residential, multi-unit and mixed-use property owners and associations

Practice areas:

  • State and local property tax administrative appeals
  • Trends in taxation and valuations
  • Divisions/Consolidations
  • Classification Changes
  • Tax Exemption Matters
  • Historic Residence Assessments
  • Tax Refunds

“Every client is important. We strive to treat each client as if the success of the firm depends upon that client’s satisfaction.”


Arc of Hope Uganda, Board Member

St. Vincent de Paul Society, Volunteer

North Shore Ulster Project, Past President

St. Francis Center for Women’s Health, Past Board Member

Member of:

American Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association, Real Estate Taxation and Tax Sale/Deed Committees

Illinois State Bar Association

bar admissions

Illinois Supreme Court, 1978


Loyola University (Chicago), J.D., 1978

University of Iowa, B.A., 1972

government service

Illinois Appellate Court, Judicial Clerkship, 1978-1980