Gary H. Smith
Call us to cut your property taxes
(312) 236-7447
Call Us: (312) 236-7447
Are You At Risk?
You may be paying higher taxes than other
Chicago and Cook County owners.

We care about your property—and your property taxes—as much as you do.

We can appeal your commercial property values and help keep your expenses low.
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We can aggressively contest your property taxes that can affect your bottom line.
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We save homeowners thousands of dollars a year appealing their real estate assessments.
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We proudly serve the Cook County Area
The Law Offices of Gary H. Smith, a division of Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit, has been appealing taxes for over 30 years and handles an average of more than 2,000 property tax appeals each year for business owners, commercial properties, industrial properties, condo associations, apartment building owners and single family homes.

We service customers in:

  • Chicago and Suburban Cook County
  • Northwest Cook County
  • North Cook County
  • West Cook County
  • Southwest Cook County
  • South Cook County

Cook County Tax Appeal Lawyers

Tax Appeals

Turn to us for success in property tax appeals throughout Chicago and all of Cook County.


Reassessment, renovation, conversion, demolition or transfer could make your property tax bill unpredictable. We can help you prepare for the impact of current and future property use.

  • Tax burden analysis
  • Estimating real estate taxes
  • Predicting taxes after improvements
  • Property tax bill explanation
  • Exemption analysis

We care about your property as much as you do. From the county assessor’s office to the Capitol in Springfield, we’re working for fair property tax policy and a fair assessment of your property.

  • Leader in policy development and property owner advocacy
  • Advocate for every client, every case
  • Long track record of success
  • Keeping clients on track to a favorable conclusion
Our Team Maximizes Your
Property Tax Savings