Benjamin N. Hoen, Esq.

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  • Publications & Presentations

Benjamin N. Hoen is a Shareholder based in the firm’s Cleveland, Ohio office. A member of the Real Estate Default Group, he focuses his legal practice on foreclosure and eviction matters. Mr. Hoen has been named in six consecutive editions of “Ohio Rising Stars” by Ohio Super Lawyers (2011-16), an honor awarded annually to no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state. 

Mr. Hoen is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Alumni Association (Moot Court Board of Governors). He currently serves on the Cleveland Heights Board of Zoning Appeals, the Cleveland Heights Housing Council, Congregation Zemach Zedek of Cleveland Heights Board of Trustees, Chabad at Case and University Circle Board of Trustees, and the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Community Relations Committee. From 2011-14 he participated on the Cleveland Heights Citizens Advisory Committee, supporting the Community Development Block Grant Program.

Mr. Hoen earned his J.D. cum laude from Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, and his First Rabbinical Degree from Central Yeshiva, Tomchei Tmimim Lubavitz. He is licensed in Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. 

Practice Areas:

Real Estate Default
Foreclosure & Eviction
Real Estate Default

Honors & Distinctions:

Ohio Rising Stars (2011-16)

Bar Admissions:

Michigan (2017)
Ohio (2004)
Pennsylvania (2012)


J.D., cum laude, Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (2004)
First Rabbinical Degree, Central Yeshiva, Tomchei Tmimim Lubavitz (1998)

Professional Affiliations:

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Alumni Association: Moot Court Board of Governors
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association

Community Involvement:

Chabad at Case and University Circle: Board of Trustees (2016-current)
Cleveland Heights Board of Zoning Appeals (2014-current)
Cleveland Heights Citizens Advisory Committee (2011-14)
Cleveland Heights Housing Council (2014-current)
Congregation Zemach Zedek of Cleveland Heights: Board of Trustees (2010-current)
Jewish Federation of Cleveland: Community Relations Committee (2016-current)

Firm News:

January 9, 2018
Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Announces the Election of Three New Shareholders

June 14, 2017
Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Attorney Benjamin N. Hoen Admitted to the State Bar of Michigan

February 2, 2016
Weltman Attorneys Among 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

December 04, 2014
Weltman Attorneys Receive Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Recognition

March 04, 2014
Weltman Attorney Appointed to Cleveland Heights Board of Zoning Appeals

December 03, 2013
13 Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA Attorneys Named to List of Ohio Rising Stars

December 20, 2012
Weltman Attorneys Recognized as Ohio Super Lawyers & Ohio Rising Stars

February 29, 2012
Weltman Congratulates Associate Benjamin Hoen

August 29, 2011
Hoen Appointed to Cleveland Heights Committee


May 27, 2015
The Case of the Missing Promissory Note: How can a Mortgage Lender Enforce a Lost Note in Ohio?

April 24, 2015
Ohio Supreme Court Clarifies its Position on Standing to File a Foreclosure Action

March 20, 2015
Consider a Receiver's Sale as an Alternative to a Sheriff's Sale in Ohio

January 27, 2015
Vacant and Abandoned: Can Creditors Discard Personal Property Following a Foreclosure in Ohio?

January 16, 2015
A Borrower's Ability to Rescind a Mortgage Loan Just Got Easier

January 02, 2015
Failure to Record a Satisfaction of Mortgage Can Become Costly in the State of Ohio

December 29, 2014
Federal Tenant Protection Act Scheduled to Expire

November 12, 2014
City of Lorain, Ohio Will Require Mortgage Lenders to Post $10,000 Cash Bond When Foreclosing Vacant Property

September 09, 2014
Recent Developments Pertaining to Ohio Tax Foreclosures

April 25, 2013
Homeowners Lack Standing to Challenge Validity of Assignment of a Note and Mortgage

April 10, 2013
Court Finds Lien Holder Not Entitled to Redeem Real Estate Subject to Tax Foreclosure

June 29, 2012
The Homeowner Assistance Settlement Act Signed into Law

May 21, 2012
Problematic Act 91 Notices Remain A Concern in PA

February 18, 2011
The Critical Importance of a Coordinated Collection and Loss Mitigation Effort


May 21, 2018
Ohio Bankruptcy Court Strikes Down Mortgage, Imposes Six-Year Statute of Limitations

March 02, 2015
It's the Politicians, Stupid

December 11, 2014
Ohio Supreme Court Preserves the Status of Properties Purchased at Foreclosure Sales

May 02, 2014
Ohio Foreclosures in the Post Schwartzwald Era

September 21, 2013
Preventing Claims Arising from Unsuccessful Loss Mitigation

May 24, 2013
Keys to a Successful Foreclosure Mediation

February 18, 2013
What's In Store for 2013 in Real Estate Default

October 26, 2012
Private Auctioneers Could Help to Reduce Foreclosure Timelines


Benjamin N. Hoen, Esq. 

Phone: 216.685.1164
Fax: 216.363.4034