Amanda R. Yurechko, Esq.

  • At a Glance
  • Credentials
  • Affiliations
  • Publications & Presentations

Amanda R. Yurechko is a Shareholder based in the firm's Cleveland office, where she leads the Utility Collections and Damage Claims Group. The group services all types of utility claims, including unpaid commercial and residential accounts, reimbursement for job site damages, motor vehicle accident damages, bad checks, equipment replevins, and theft of service. She also practices in Commercial Collections, Commercial Banking, Commercial Business, and Special/Complex Collections.

Ms. Yurechko is a member of the Akron Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, where she participates in the 3Rs program. The program connects professionals in the legal field with Cleveland high school students to help foster an understanding and appreciation for the rights, responsibilities, and realities of the law. Ms. Yurechko is also a key ambassador for the firm's annual United Way campaign, which has raised thousands of dollars as a direct result of her fundraising initiatives.

Ms. Yurechko is licensed in Ohio, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. She earned her J.D. cum laude from the University of Akron School of Law, and her B.A. in history, diplomacy, and foreign affairs from Miami University.

Practice Areas:

Commercial Collections
Business to Business Collections
Special/Complex Collections
Consumer Collections
Utility Collections & Damage Claims

Bar Admissions:

Ohio (2000)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (2001)

Education:

J.D. cum laude, University of Akron School of Law (2000)
B.A., History, Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs, Miami University (1997)

Professional Affiliations:

Akron Bar Association
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association

Community Involvement:

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's 3Rs (Rights, Responsibilities, Realities): Volunteer
United Way Pacesetter Campaign: Volunteer, Ambassador

Firm News:

March 28, 2011
Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Congratulates Amanda Yurechko for Being Invited to Join the Advisory Board for The Akron Law Review

Alerts:

June 2, 2016
How are Venues for Civil Lawsuits Chosen in Ohio?

May 12, 2015
Can You Rely on an "Electronic Signature"?

May 12, 2015
Can You Rely on an "Electronic Signature"?

April 02, 2015
Are You Ready for A Complaint Before the UTC?

May 07, 2012
Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements are Valid and Must Be Upheld

October 25, 2011
Alleging Domicile on “God’s Earth” Despite Residence in a Municipality Will Not Excuse Requirement to Pay Municipal Taxes

September 28, 2011
Storage and Repair Costs When Attempting to Gain Possession of Collateral

May 02, 2011
Ohio Court Rules Against Arbitration Provision

April 28, 2011
Hats On for National Safe Digging Awareness Month

Insights:

November 2, 2015
Pursuing a Damage Claim Against the Insurance Company

August 28, 2015
License Suspension for Uninsured Motorists as a Result of Property Damage to Your Utility

December 09, 2014
United Nations Criticizes Detroit for Water Shutoffs

August 08, 2014
Update to Ohio's Call Before You Dig Law: Has Anything Changed?

April 23, 2014
2014 Updates to Ohio CAT Tax

March 24, 2014
Documenting and Collecting on Damage Claims Involving a Water Main Break

September 21, 2013
Utility Collection and the Business Records Rule: What You Need to Know

June 28, 2013
Securing a Lien Against Intellectual Property

May 31, 2013
Understanding Who Can Be Held Liable for Excavation Damage Claims

March 23, 2013
Ohio Legislative Update

February 20, 2013
CFPB Updates in Student Lending

December 10, 2012
Is Ohio’s Call Before You Dig Legislation About to Undergo an Overhaul?

November 14, 2012
Does an IRS lien trump your interest in a debtor’s property?

September 21, 2012
Outsourced Cloud Computing: FFIEC Warns of Pitfalls

September 07, 2012
2010 D.I.R.T Report Results Show Calls to 811 Before Excavation Reduces Likelihood of Damage

June 26, 2012
Do You Tweet? A Guide to the Benefits and Perils of Social Media For Municipalities

June 18, 2012
Does an IRS Lien Trump Your Interest in a Debtor’s Property?

June 11, 2012
The Fight to Fund LIHEAP

May 01, 2012
The Debate Over The Fate of Obamacare In the Supreme Court From Both Sides: What Were They Really Arguing About?

March 29, 2012
Getting Records Admitted Under the Business Records Rule: What You Need to Know

March 02, 2012
When the Exclusive Jurisdiction of the Public Utilities Commission Trumps a State Court Ruling

February 06, 2012
Voiding Self-Dealing Transfers by Power of Attorney

November 22, 2011
Recovering Overheads as a Separate Element of Damages, in a Utility Damage Claim Suit

September 26, 2011
Joint and Several Liability or an Innocent Spouse

August 01, 2011
Collecting Unpaid Taxes from a Bankrupt Taxpayer: Is There Still Hope?

June 10, 2011
Does It Pay to Allow Credit Card Payments for Utility Bills?

March 14, 2011
When Utility Bills Aren’t Paid – Who Can be Pursued?

January 13, 2011
Key Impacts of the Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act

October 21, 2010
Does This Taxpayer Meet Your Municipal Residency Requirements?

October 21, 2010
Who Caused the Damage: Determining Liability on an Excavation Damage Call

 

Amanda R. Yurechko, Esq. 

Shareholder
Cleveland
Phone: 216.685.1060
Fax: 216.363.6914
Email: ayurechko@weltman.com