John Brusniak, Jr.

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John Brusniak, Jr. has been a nationally recognized property tax attorney for 30 years. Before starting his own firm, John was a partner in two of Texas' largest law firms. As a result of his ground-breaking appellate and other successes, Texas property tax law bears his personal mark. He is a frequently sought speaker and publisher of property tax articles, as well as his own reference book, Brusniak's Texas Property Tax Digest. John is also the author of Texas Property Tax Code Practice Insights published by LEXISNEXIS and the Texas Chapter of the American Bar Association's Property Tax Deskbook. John has also been recognized by his peers with election to the positions of chair of the American Bar Association's Property Tax Committee, chair of the State Bar of Texas' Property Tax Committee, and chair of the entire State Bar of Texas, Section of Taxation. He has repeatedly been selected by his peers as one of "Texas' Super Lawyers." John is the managing shareholder of the property tax specialty law firm of Brusniak | Blackwell PC.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Ad Valorem Tax
  • Property Tax
  • Property
  • Real Estate
  • Taxation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 703238, Dallas, TX 75370
University Attended:
Our Lady of the Lake University, B.S.
Law School Attended:
George Washington University, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
1982, U.S. Supreme Court; 1989, Oklahoma; 1976, Texas
Dallas and American (Vice-Chairman, Property Tax Committee, 1990-1993; Chairman, 1993-2000; Chair, Property Tax Committee) Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas (Vice-Chairman, Ad Valorem Tax Committee, 1988-1992; Chairman, Ad Valorem Tax Committee, 1993-1997; Director, Taxation Section, 1990-1997; Treasurer, 1997-1998; Chair Elect, 1998-1999; Chair, 1999-2000; Chair, Property Tax Committee; Chair, Taxation Section); Institute for Professionals in Taxation; Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals; International Association of Assessing Officers; Texas Association of Assessing Officers; National Association of Property Tax Attorneys.

Peer Reviews

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Dallas, Texas

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