Paul A. Liberatore, ESQ.
Paul was born and raised in Arizona. After graduating from Purdue University with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering Technology, he came home to pursue a career as a commercial pilot. However, after flying professionally for a few years Paul realized that he had a passion for real estate and the law. Paul focuses his practice on business law, estate planning, and real estate with an emphasis on property tax consulting and litigation. For over twelve years, Paul was the Vice President and Senior Property Tax Consultant with the consulting firm of Anthony Liberatore Associates. Paul earned his law degree from the Phoenix School of Law. He currently represents clients in all phases of state and local tax controversies, from administrative appeals to tax court litigation. Paul also has extensive experience in personal property tax audits, exemptions, and agricultural property tax issues. In his free time Paul enjoys golfing, coaching little league and soccer, and volunteering with Wills for Heroes and the Knights of Columbus.
- Published Law Review article, Paul Liberatore, Abandoning the Principles of the Great Seal of Arizona: How Arizona’s Agricultural Property Tax Laws Threaten the Existence of Its Agricultural Community, 6 Phoenix L. Rev. 659 (2013), was republished in in its entirety by the Arizona Cattlemen Association.
- Successfully appealed multiple improperly classified 501(c)(3) properties in Pima and Maricopa County resulting in over $600,000 in reduced tax and refunds for clients.
- Managed and successfully appealed multiple agricultural properties in Maricopa and Pinal County, which resulted in over $2 million in reduced tax and refunds for clients.