Stefanie Kempfer Collier

Stefanie Kempfer Collier

locationCleveland, OH - Company Headquarters
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Stefanie’s reputation for quality work and a positive attitude is an ideal match for any client.

Stefanie shows up to work every day with two goals in mind: to be accessible to her clients and to provide creative solutions when complex issues arises. Primarily serving banks, credit unions, auto finance lenders, commercial real estate investors, and residential landlords, Stefanie focuses her practice on repossession and collateral recovery, litigation and defense, compliance analysis and review, and commercial and residential evictions. 

Stefanie handles external compliance projects for clients including conducting a multi-state review of the uniform commercial code and state law for compliance related to repossession; creating a procedural manual for compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA);  preparing guidance for compliance with the Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP) and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FCDPA); and providing guidance for real estate mortgage lending and modification services in compliance with federal regulations. She has also provided guidance for compliance with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Stefanie hails from Centerville, a suburb of Dayton, Ohio. She has worked in both the Chicago and Cleveland offices and currently resides in Indianapolis. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband and young son.


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Honors & Distinctions

Moot Court Honors Society, National Moot Court Competition, 2012
Ohio Super Lawyers, Ohio Rising Stars, 2019-2022


Illinois, 2012
Ohio, 2014
Indiana, 2020
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2013


J.D., University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, 2012
B.A., cum laude, Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs, Miami University, 2009


Indiana State Bar Association: Member
Ohio State Bar Association: Member 


"The 3 R's: Recovery, Replevins, and Reputation," Cherokee Media Group's Used Car Week, November 15, 2021
"Ask a Pro: Probate Recovery - How to Successfully Manage the Claim and Collection Process," Weltman Webinar, September 23, 2021
"Handling Probate, Deceased Members, Trusts, and POAs," Indiana Credit Union League Webinar, August 4, 2021
"How to Accelerate Auto Loan Recovery Success - Part I," Weltman Webinar, May 5, 2021
“Collecting a Judgment: A Procedural Guide,” Ohio Association of Municipal and County Court Clerks, Cleveland, OH, September 27, 2017

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