Nicholas A. Furia

Nicholas A. Furia

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Law Offices of Nicholas A. Furia, PLLC
 | 120 South Sixth Street, Suite 1720
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 952-960-2820
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Tax: Business (50%),
  • Real Estate: Business (50%)
Attorney Profile

Nick's practice is devoted entirely to property tax appeals involving commercial property, including retail, office, and industrial buildings.  Nick consistently obtains substantial reductions in real estate taxes for his clients, which include Fortune 100 companies, REITs, and developers.  Nick is a past Chairman of the Minnesota State Bar Association's Tax Council and chaired the IPT's 2014 Property Tax Symposium Committee.  Nick is a regional editor of the ABA's Property Tax Deskbook, and has twice co-authored the Minnesota Shopping Center Association's Retail Real Estate Report.  Nick frequently lectures on the topics of property taxes and commercial real estate valuation to appraisers, attorneys, real estate brokers, property managers, and corporate tax professionals.

About Nicholas Furia

Admitted: 2003, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://nfurialaw.com/about-us/nicholas-a-furia/

Honors and Awards:

  • AI Tax Awards: Best in Property Tax-Minnesota, Acquisition International Magazine, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • IPT Property Tax Symposium Committee Member, 2016
  • Regional Editor, ABA Property Tax Desbook, 2016
  • IPT Property Tax Symposium Committee Member, 2015
  • Chairman, 2014 IPT Property Tax Symposium, 2014
  • IPT Property Tax Symposium Committee Member, 2013
  • Chairman, Minnesota State Bar Association Tax Council , 2012
  • IPT Property Tax Symposium Committee Member, 2012
  • Vice-Chair, Minnesota State Bar Association Tax Council, 2011
  • IPT Property Tax Symposium Committee Member, 2011
  • IPT Property Tax Symposium Committee Member, 2010
  • Legislative Committee, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2010
  • Assembly Member, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2010
  • Treasurer, Minnesota State Bar Association Tax Council, 2010
  • IPT Property Tax Symposium Committee Member, 2010
  • Secretary, Minnesota State Bar Association Tax Council, 2009
  • Retail Report Committee, Minnesota Shopping Center Association, 2007
  • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Affiliate Member, Appraisal Institute
  • Member, Minnesota Shopping Center Association
  • Member, Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association Tax Council

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Executive Committee Member, The Fund for the Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis, 2008
  • Board Member, The Fund for the Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis, 2008
  • Co-Chair, The Fund for the Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis Associates' Campaign, 2007

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker, Three the Soft Way: Using the Soft Skills of Perception, Emotional Intelligence, and Street Smarts to Win Your Property Tax Appeals, 40th Annual Conference, IPT (Institute For Professionals In Taxation), 2016
  • In January 2011, Nick presented on the fundamentals of property tax classification and exemption to a large collection of attorneys, appraisers, and assessors., Speaker, Handling Property Tax Appeals in Minnesota, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education, 2011
  • In December 2010, Nick presented to an audience of tax attorneys from all over Minnesota on the property tax appeal process., Speaker, 70th Annual Tax Institute: Presenting Property Tax Appeals to the Minnesota Tax Court, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2010
  • In November 2010, Nick was part of a panel of speakers presenting to a national audience of property tax professionals on current issues impacting the valuation and property taxation of retail properties, particularly shopping centers and big box retail, Moderator-Panelist, Assessment and Valuation Issues Surrounding Retail Properties, Institute For Professionals In Taxation (IPT), 2010
  • In March 2010, Nick presented at the IPT's annual local luncheon on emerging legislative, legal, and valuation issues surrounding property tax appeals in Minnesota, Hot Topics in Property Tax Appeals, Institute For Professionals In Taxation, 2010
  • The 60-Day Rule: A Trap for the Unwary, Continuing Education Lecturer, Minnesota State Bar Association Tax Section, 2008
  • In August 2010 and March 2011, Nick presented continuing real estate education programs entitled "Managing Real Estate Tax Assessments" at the headquarters of NAI Welsh, as part of the Welsh University program.

Representative Clients:

  • Shopping centers, office buildings, department stores, big box retailers, industrial facilities, auto dealerships, restaurants, railroads, and convenience stores.

Industry Groups

  • Institute For Professionals In Taxation
  • Minnesota Shopping Center Association
  • MSBA Tax Council Board
  • NAIOP
  • Office Location for Nicholas A. Furia

    120 South Sixth Street
    Suite 1720
    Minneapolis, MN 55402

     

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    Last Updated: 3/28/2017

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