Amanda R. Yurechko

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  • Credentials
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  • Publications & Presentations

Amanda R. Yurechko is a Shareholder based in WWR's Cleveland office, where she oversees the Commercial Collections and Utility Damage Claims groups. She also practices in the Commercial Banking, Commercial Business, Special Collections, and Commercial/Agency Services Groups for the firm and previously practiced in Consumer Collections (in the Healthcare, Government and Utility Service Collection groups). Ms. Yurechko earned her B.A. in history, diplomacy and foreign affairs from Miami University in 1997, and her J.D. cum laude from the University of Akron, School of Law, in 2000. A member of the Ohio State and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Associations (CMBA), she is licensed in Ohio and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. She is the firm’s Cleveland office “Ambassador” for the United Way’s “Pacesetter” campaign and is also involved in the CMBA’s Three Rs program, which fosters the ideals of rights, responsibilities and realities into tenth grade social studies curriculum for students in Cleveland and East Cleveland. She is also involved in the Akron Bar Association.

Practice Areas:

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

Bar Admissions:

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


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


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


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 

Phone: 216.685.1060
Fax: 216.363.6914