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William T. Rogers

William T. Rogers, III is a member of Archer’s Real Estate Tax Appeal Practice Group. William has over 25 years of experience in local property tax, real estate tax appeal litigation, condemnation, and redevelopment. Experienced in all aspects of real estate tax appeal litigation, William currently represents private property owners at trial, motion practice and settlement in the prosecution and defense of property tax appeals, condemnation matters, municipal lien matters and other litigation, and has represented numerous government and public entities. He represents clients in a variety of industries and handles matters throughout New Jersey and New York. While William has won millions of dollars in property assessment reductions, he also has significant experience negotiating and obtaining tax exemptions and abatements for developers and redevelopers under New Jersey’s Long-Term Tax Exemption Law and Five-Year Exemption and Abatement Law.

William is the Immediate Past President of the Garden State Bar Association. Currently, William serves as Chair of the General Practice Subcommittee of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court. William is a frequent lecturer in the areas of property taxation and real estate tax appeals.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Immediate Past President, Garden State Bar Association
  • Chair, General Practice Subcommittee, New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Sections: Minorities in the Profession (Past Chair); Taxation; Committee Membership
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Metropolitan Black Bar Association

Articles and Presentations

  • Advanced Topics in Property Taxation, New Jersey Bar Association Annual Meeting (2011-2014, 2017-2019)
  • Real Share, 5th Annual New Jersey Apartment Summit (October 2015)
  • Real Estate Tax Appeals Update, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (2014)
  • Revaluation Evaluation: Recent Cases and Pending Legislation for Association of Municipal Assessors of New Jersey, NJ League of Municipalities (November 2005)
  • Tax Appeal Primer for New Jersey Black MBA (March 2005)
  • How To File A Tax Appeal for Newark Council (March 2003)
  • Panelist, Tax Appeal Primer for the Appraisal Institute (February 2003)
  • Panelist, How to Testify as an Expert Witness for Mercer County Independent Fee Appraisers (March 2001)
  • Panelist, Tax Appeal Primer for the Essex County Bar Association (2000, 2001)

Awards and Recognition

  • Professional Lawyer of the Year Award, New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law (2017)

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