Will Shepherd is general counsel for the Hillsborough County Property Appraiser in Tampa, Florida, where he has represented the office in all property tax matters since 1997.
During the course of his career he has represented both property owners and county property appraisers in property tax matters and has litigated all types of property tax cases including real estate and tangible personal property valuation cases, exemption disputes and agricultural classification challenges.
Mr. Shepherd was also counsel on numerous appellate decisions in the property tax field. He is a graduate of the University of South Florida in Tampa and the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. He was also an adjunct faculty member of Hillsborough Community college where he taught real estate law for ten years. He is a frequent lecturer on property tax matters.