Unique Perspective. Vast Experience.

I have focused the majority of my career on property tax assessment challenges. That's nearly 30 years centered on representing municipalities, homeowners and commercial property owners across western New York and adjoining counties.

Experience On Both Sides: Assessment Challenges And Defense

My experience includes the defense of various municipalities in assessment cases, including four years with the City of Buffalo's Corporation Counsel Office, and six years with the Town of Cheektowaga handling hundreds of cases as sole counsel for each municipality. I have handled commercial cases for other municipal entities across western New York on a case-by-case basis, including the Town of Hamburg and City of Lockport. This has provided me with an invaluable perspective on all sides of property tax assessment cases — a perspective that has been highly beneficial to the private property owners (both residential and commercial) that I have since represented.

Results-Oriented Lawyer

I am dedicated to obtaining exceptional outcomes for my clients, often in cases that require creative approaches to reach those results. My results sometimes occur at trials or administrative hearings, and many times through negotiated settlements. While past successes do not guarantee future results, you can be certain that I will put the same experience, knowledge and dedication into your case as I have for all of my previous clients.

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Put My Background To Work For You

These cases are very time-sensitive, with strict deadlines. Call 716-856-0400 to arrange a consultation with my Amherst office, the Law Offices Of Michael J. Hughes PLLC, today. If you prefer, you can also contact me online.