Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA (Weltman), a full-service creditors' rights law firm now in its 89th year of client service, is pleased to announce the election of two new Shareholders: James T. (Jamie) Hart and Casey B. Hicks.
"Jamie and Casey have both worked extremely hard for this accomplishment," said Managing Shareholder Scott Weltman. "I am pleased for them, and also for our firm, who will benefit in the years to come from their dedication to their clients, as well as their leadership in our industry."
JAMES T. HART – CONSUMER & COMMERCIAL COLLECTIONS
Jamie Hart is a Shareholder in the firm's Cincinnati office who practices in consumer and commercial collections, with a focus on legal action recovery, healthcare collections, education loan recovery, subrogation, and complex commercial collections. Mr. Hart earned his J.D. from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law, and his B.A. from DePauw University. A member of the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Bar Associations, he is licensed in Kentucky and Ohio. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the Eastern District of Kentucky. Mr. Hart is also a member of the Kentucky Creditors' Rights Bar Association, and volunteers for both Junior Achievement and the Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE) program, which seeks to educate high school and college students on the responsible use of credit and other fundamentals of financial literacy.
CASEY B. HICKS – REAL ESTATE DEFAULT
Casey Hicks is a Shareholder and the Managing Attorney for the firm's Chicago office. Practicing in the firm's Real Estate Default Group, Ms. Hicks handles cases regarding bankruptcy, collection, eviction, housing court, and foreclosure matters. In 2017, she was recognized for her leadership in the mortgage industry when she was named to the MReport Women in Housing List. Ms. Hicks earned her J.D. from The John Marshall Law School, and her B.A. in political science and law and society from Purdue University, where she was a member of the Gamma Sigma Alpha Greek Honor Society, and a recipient of the Gamma Phi Beta Scholarship. A member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association, she is licensed in Illinois and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She is also an avid race runner and proud supporter of the American Lung Association.