Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC attorney Cynthia Durham Blair appointed to the Richland County Board of Assessment Appeals

June 20, 2022

Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC announced that Cynthia Durham Blair, a founding owner and attorney in the firm’s Columbia office, has been appointed to the Richland County Board of Assessment Appeals.

Ms. Blair is a member of Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC, where she assists clients with real estate transactions and compliance issues across the real estate industry. She is a past President of the American Land Title Association (“ALTA”). Ms. Blair currently serves on numerous committees and taskforces of ALTA all for the improvement of the real estate title and settlement industry. She has also served as an officer and director of both the Palmetto Land Title Association and the Mortgage Lenders Association of Greater Columbia. Ms. Blair is a past Chair of the Real Estate Section Council of the South Carolina Bar. She is also a licensed instructor for CE for real estate agents in South Carolina.

The Richland County Board of Assessment Appeals is comprised of seven members. The purpose of the Board is to provide an open forum for a property owner to appeal their property value(s) before a board comprised of citizens such as realtors, appraisers, community leaders, etc. The Board of Assessment Appeals performs a quasi-judicial function by rendering impartial decisions on disputes between property owners and the Assessor concerning valuation and assessment issues in accordance of South Carolina Property Tax Laws.


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