Course Description

A detailed discussion of various issues relating to real estate taxation, with examples from Washington County.   Topics include:

  • Interim Taxes
  • New Construction
  • County Re-assessments
  • Clean and Green Act Program
  • Strip mining and oil and gas related activities
  • Common Level Ratio after Downingtown


This course includes video recorded from a live Zoom conference for the Washington County Bar Association's 2020 Virtual Summer Bench Bar.


Your purchase includes access to the course and course materials for 90 days.


CLE Credit:

1.0 PA Substantive CLE

This course contains approximately 60 minutes of content, all of which is required for course completion.

Your certificate of completion will be issued automatically after all elements of the course have been viewed/completed.  Credits will be reported to the CLE Board within 30 days of your completion of the course and your completion date will be reported as the day on which you actually finished the course.


Minimum System Requirements:

This course includes downloads of PDF documents (Portable Document Format) and streaming video. Viewing the documents will require Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewing software.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free from the Adobe website.

The video player will run on Mac OS, Windows and Linux as well as most mobile devices and tablets on any browser that supports Adobe Flash and/or HTML5.  Supported browsers include Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9,10,11, and Microsoft Edge.  Internet Explorer 8 is not supported on Windows XP for security reasons, but is supported on Windows 7 or higher operating systems.

An internet connection with a minimum speed of 768 kilobits per second is required.  At least 5MB/sec is recommended to stream video in full HD quality.  Please note that the video player may downgrade the quality of the video to accommodate lower connection speeds.

Course Presenter

  • Panel of  Presenters

    Panel of Presenters

    James McCune, Esq., Moderator
    Blane Black, Esq., Washington County Tax Solicitor
    Raffaele Casale, Washington County Chief Assessor
    Kerrianne Donovan, Licensed Title Agent

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Course Materials
    • How to Navigate This Course
    • Real Estate Taxes Course Materials (pdf version)
    • Real Estate Taxes Part One
    • Real Estate Taxes Part Two
    • Course Evaluation (Required)