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Carl Rashid, Jr., Jr.

Carl Rashid, Jr., Jr.



  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Environmental
  • Franchise Services
  • Property Tax Appeals

WSG Practice Industries


Michigan, U.S.A.


Carl Rashid, Jr. is a member of Dykema’s Real Estate Practice Group in the Firm’s Detroit office. Mr. Rashid leads the Firm’s Property Tax Appeals practice.

Mr. Rashid focuses his practice on property tax appeals, with vast experience in state and local taxes, economic development and tax incentives, and general real estate. He also has experience in condemnation law and government affairs matters.

Mr. Rashid has been in private practice representing taxpayers in property matters for over 39 years. Prior to entering private practice, he served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel of the City of Detroit, representing the Finance Department, the Detroit Board of Assessors and the City Treasurer.

He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Metropolitan Detroit Bar Association’s Committees on Real Property and Taxation, and the American Bar Association.

A frequent author and speaker on various topics relating to property tax, Mr. Rashid has authored property tax legislation in the state of Michigan, including the Commercial Redevelopment District Act (PA 255 of 1978), and PA 317 of 2000, involving personal property taxes. He is co-author of Michigan Tax Practice and Procedure, co-editor of Michigan Real Estate Law, and has served as co-chair and lecturer for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) seminars and as a lecturer for the Michigan Municipal League.

Bar Admissions



Michigan State University College of Law, J.D. St. Joseph's College, B.S.
Areas of Practice

Environmental | Franchise Services | Land Use & Zoning | Property Tax Appeals | Real Estate | Real Estate Finance | Real Estate Tax Incentives & Economic Development | Tax Controversies & Litigation | Taxation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Best Lawyers in America - Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law; Real Estate Law; Tax Law (2010, 2011)

Dbusiness - Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit 2011 - Eminent Domain and Condemnation law, Franchise Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, Municipal Law

Professional Associations

    Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

Still Time to Appeal: Executive Order and Bills Aim to Extend Property Tax Assessment Appeal Dates in Michigan and Provide Additional Tax Relief in Illinois
Dykema, May 2020

The 2020 appeal season is moving and changing quickly, so be sure to not miss any filing deadlines. The deadline for filing petitions with the Michigan Tax Tribunal is set by statute as May 31. On May 14, 2020, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-87 (the “Order”), to extend the deadline to protest 2020 property tax assessments to grant some amount of relief to individuals and businesses amid the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis...

Dykema Real Estate and Tax Alert: 2020 Tax Appeal Season Is Upon Us, and Deadlines Are Quickly Approaching
Dykema, May 2020

Deadline to File Appeal With the Michigan Tax Tribunal Is Quickly Approaching The deadline for filing petitions for new 2020 tax appeals with the Michigan Tax Tribunal is May 31, 2020...

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