Mr. Wolfe, one of Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C.’s founders, has repeatedly been recognized as one of New Jersey’s foremost authorities on real property valuation litigation. For more than fifty years, he has been intimately involved with State and Local Taxation in New Jersey. Mr. Wolfe served as Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association Committee on Real Property Taxation, and as a member of the Committee on State and Local Taxation of both the Real Property Section and the Taxation Section of the American Bar Association. Having received the Certified Tax Assessor designation from the State of New Jersey, Mr. Wolfe briefly served as Tax Assessor of the City of Newark.
Mr. Wolfe, a founding member of the National Institute of Property Tax Attorneys and a member of its Board, is a former President of the New Jersey State Bar Association, and has served as Chair of the Administrative Law Section, and as a member of the Executive Committee of the Taxation Section of that Association. He is a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and was the President of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation.
Mr. Wolfe was active in the effort to create the New Jersey Tax Court. He helped draft its original Rules of Practice and served as one of the original members of the New Jersey Court Committee on the Tax Court, where he continued to serve for many years by appointment of the Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Mr. Wolfe is a former Chair of the Board of the National Judicial College and has served as a Trustee of the Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE). He has lectured extensively in this country and Canada for the Appraisal Institute and various other legal and appraisal organizations. He also compiled the first published handbook on real estate tax appeals in New Jersey.
Mr. Wolfe is a recipient of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation Medal of Honor for his significant contribution toward improving the New Jersey justice system, and other awards for his efforts to advance women and minorities in the profession, and his achievements in property taxation.. He is in his 30th year as a member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association and a former member of its Board of Governors and Executive Committee.
Mr. Wolfe is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and “Who’s Who in America.” Mr. Wolfe obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Political Economy from Brandeis University and is a graduate of the Harvard Law School.