David M. Kline

Attorney


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Current
Attorney, Brusniak Law, PLLC

  • Represents clients in a wide-range of ad valorem property tax controversies including real and business personal property
  • Specializes in retail, office buildings, multi-family housing, oil and gas, and aircraft property tax litigation, and special valuation appraisals.
  • Handles tax exemption applications and litigation for religious organizations, charitable organizations, and schools.
  • Handle and negotiate property tax abatement agreements.

Previous
Partner, Morrison & Head
Partner in the Dallas office of a Texas-based property tax consulting company responsible for service delivery to clients and client development in north Texas.

Senior Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield
Global property tax leader for international real estate company responsible for development and delivery of property tax operations on a global basis.

Director, Grant Thornton LLP
National Leader of real property component of property tax practice. Delivered new tax minimization strategies to clients of the firm involving real and business personal property.

Principal/Senior Managing Consultant, Paradigm Tax Group
Principal of national consulting firm with locations across the United States.

PROFESSIONAL / CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

Current
Institute for Professionals in Taxation
Member, National Association of Property Tax Attorneys
Member, Dallas Bar Association
Member, Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals

PRACTICE AREAS
Property Tax Litigation

EDUCATION
J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law

  • Real Estate emphasis

Oriel College, Oxford University

  • Tutorial study of Jurisprudence

B.F.A., Communications, Southern Methodist University

  • Cum Laude
  • Recipient, Lorimar “Jock Ewing” Scholarship

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
State of Illinois
State of Texas