Timothy E. Moran
Tim has practiced with the firm for over 20 years in the field of real estate taxation and concentrates largely on contesting real property values before Assessors and Boards of Review in Cook and outlying counties, the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board and in the Circuit Court, as well as litigating tax sale and tax deed matters in the Circuit and Appellate Courts.
Tim has served as Chairman of the Illinois State Bar Association’s State & Local Taxation Section Council, and as Chairman of the Chicago Bar Association’s Real Estate Taxation Committee. He is a member of the Board of Director’s of the Civic Federation and serves as Co-Chairman of its Property Tax Committee. Tim is a member of the Property Tax Advisory Committee of the Taxpayer’s Federation of Illinois, and has served on numerous other local taxation committees and task forces. He is also Vice-Chair of the Unauthorized Practice of Law Task Force of the Illinois State Bar Association and serves on its governing Assembly and on its Legislation Committee. Tim now chairs the Legislation Committee of the Chicago Bar Association.
Tim is an adjunct professor at John Marshall Law School, teaching Illinois real estate taxation. He has participated as a speaker and moderator of continuing legal education seminars on real estate taxation for the Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association and Kane County Bar Association. He is general editor and chapter co-author of the 2008 and 2005 editions of Real Estate Taxation published by the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, and has authored articles appearing in the Journal of Property Tax Management, ISBA Tax Trends Newsletter, ISBA Commercial, Banking and Bankruptcy Newsletter and ISBA Human Rights Newsletter.
His community involvement includes being an elected member and current vice-president of the Board of Education of Geneva, Illinois, and the current Chairman of the Geneva Ethics Commission. Tim previously served as Treasurer of the City of Geneva and as trustee and vice-president of the Geneva Library Board.
Tim received his bachelor’s and law degrees from DePaul University.