Harold Sheff has practiced property tax law since 1973. Harold was an assistant county attorney for Anoka County, where he focused on tax appeals, eminent domain and labor law. In 1979, he entered private practice continuing his focus on tax appeals and eminent domain. From 1980 to 1990 he was a shareholder in the Minneapolis law firm of Olson, Gunn & Seran, Ltd.
Harold joined the firm as a partner in 1990 where he works with clients on tax appeals. He has appeared on behalf of his clients in Minnesota District Court, Tax Court, Court of Appeals and the Minnesota Supreme Court. Harold represents Fortune 500 companies, banks, foreign and domestic investors, health care systems, real estate investment trusts and portfolio owners, developers large and small, utility corporations and other owners of real estate. His clients own downtown and suburban office buildings, corporate headquarters, industrial and manufacturing plants, retail shopping centers, hotels, motels and restaurants, warehouses, apartment buildings, medical clinics, utility systems and other properties.
Harold is a frequent lecturer on real estate tax appeal topics in continuing education programs for attorneys and other real estate professionals. He is the author of Real Estate Taxation Process, published by the Minnesota County Attorneys Council, and is currently co-authoring the Real Estate Taxation section for West Publishing's Minnesota Real Estate Law & Practice series.
Harold received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota and his Doctor of Law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School.