Robert D. Blau, Esq. has been involved in real estate valuation litigation in New Jersey since 1983, first as a Deputy Attorney General in the New Jersey Department of Law and then in private practice where he has concentrated on real estate tax appeals and condemnation. He appeared before the New Jersey Superior Court, the New Jersey Appellate Division, the New Jersey Supreme Court, the New Jersey Tax Court, the Federal District Court and Bankruptcy Court as well as most of the 21 county boards of taxation.

Rob is a graduate of Columbia High School in Maplewood, Beloit College in Beloit Wisconsin and has a Masters of Science Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Arizona as well as a JD from the University of Wisconsin. He has taught legal writing at both the University of Wisconsin Law School and Seton Hall Law School.

Rob has lectured for the NJ Association of County Tax Board Commissioners, the Appraisal Institute, the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers and Rutgers University’s Division of Continuing Education. He authored the tax appeal chapter in the Essex County Bar Foundation’s book “Traps for the Unwary.” For a complete CV (PDF) click here.