J. Kieran Jennings

MANAGING PARTNER

23425 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 103
Cleveland, OH 44122
T 216.763.1004
F 216.763.1016

2912 Wildwood Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15101
T 412.486.2848
F 412.486.2858
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J. Kieran Jennings is a partner with the firm and previously a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). His practice focuses on real property taxation, sales tax litigation, and general state and local tax litigation.

Kieran has contributed papers and lectured for real estate associations and national educational groups such as the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO), National Business Institute, and Lorman Education Services. He has been published by National Real Estate Investor, Apartment Finance Today and Affordable housing, and Real Estate Mid-America, among others. He is also the professional representative of the firm to the American Property Tax Counsel (APTC).

Kieran has successfully tried cases before administrative boards, tribunals, courts, and appellate courts, including the Ohio Supreme Court. Additionally, he has experience in managing real property tax appeals throughout the U.S. and Canada. He also assists clients in due diligence property acquisitions, tax planning, and structured agreements between taxpayers and taxing jurisdictions.

Education

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, JD, cum laude
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, BS, Accounting

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio – 1995
  • Pennsylvania – 1996

Professional Associations

  • CRE (Counselor of Real Estate) credential by The Counselors of Real Estate, an international group of high profile real estate practitioners who provide expert advisory services to clients on complex real property and land-related matters
  • American Property Tax Counsel - Secretary
  • ABA – Past Chairman of the Property Tax Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association – Property Tax Subcommittee Ohio Chamber of Commerce
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation