Will Raines practices in the area of property tax law. He has worked with Evans Petree’s Property Tax Group in various positions on and off since 2008. He joined the firm as an associate attorney after passing the Tennessee bar exam in 2012.
At Evans Petree, Mr. Raines has done work on both real and personal property tax cases. He has represented clients at real property tax hearings before various county boards of equalization across Tennessee. He has also participated in complex litigation concerning personal property tax issues. He is licensed to practice law in Tennessee, Florida, and Alabama.
Mr. Raines graduated cum laude from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in the spring of 2012. He was a senior staff member at the University of Memphis Law Review. He wrote his Law Review note on Tennessee’s Greenbelt Law, addressing the issue of whether real estate developers should be allowed to take advantage of the statute’s tax incentives. During law school, he worked as an extern at the Community Legal Center’s Immigrant Justice Program, where he was involved in many immigration cases and conducted the direct examination of a Spanish-speaking client before the Executive Office of Immigration Review.