Scott S. Weltman, Esq.

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Scott S. Weltman is the firm's Managing Partner, and is located in the downtown Cleveland, Ohio office. Mr. Weltman brings more than 25 years of extensive collection litigation experience to his role, managing numerous cases of varying size and degree of difficulty. Prior to becoming managing partner, he served as partner of consumer collections, and manager of the firm’s Probate Group. His additional areas of practice include commercial/agency services, commercial banking, commercial business, and special collections. He has been recognized in several editions of Ohio Super Lawyers (2005, 2007, 2010-18), Ohio Rising Stars (2005), and is AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, its highest available rating for legal ability and professional ethics.

Mr. Weltman is involved in numerous professional affiliations, including Beta Gamma Sigma, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Order of the Coif, and State Bar of California Bar. He is licensed in California and Ohio, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He earned his J.D. from the University of Southern California, The Law School, and a B.S. magna cum laude from the University of Southern California.

Practice Areas:

Consumer Collections
Commercial Collections
Commercial Loan Collection & Litigation

Honors & Distinctions:

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated Attorney
Ohio Super Lawyers (2005, 2007, 2010-18)
Ohio Rising Stars (2005)

Bar Admissions:

Ohio (1990)
California (1989)
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (1989)
U.S. Supreme Court (2001)


J.D., University of Southern California, The Law School (1989)
B.S., magna cum laude, University of Southern California (1986)

Continuing Education:

Financial Services Risk Summit: CFPB (2016)
InsideARM: ARM Regulatory Summit (2013)
Advanced Collection Strategies (2012)
Federal Regulations: FDCPA (2012)
New Lawyer Training (2012)
Current Issues in Collection (2011)

Professional Affiliations:

Beta Gamma Sigma
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Order of the Coif
Phi Kappa Phi
State Bar of California Bar

Community Involvement:

Adult Guardianship Services: Board Member
Park Synagogue: Vice President

Scott S. Weltman, Esq. 

Phone: 216.685.1032
Fax: 216.363.4086