David W. Cliffe

David W. Cliffe: Attorney with Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.


David W. Cliffe practices in Real Estate Default with a focus on foreclosure and eviction services, based in the Cincinnati office. He earned his B.A. in History from Yale University in 1989 and his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1992, where he was a Merit Scholar. A member of the Ohio State and Cincinnati Bar Associations, Mr. Cliffe is licensed in Kentucky and Ohio, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio. He was selected for inclusion in Ohio Rising Stars (2005). As an Eagle Scout, he currently serves as an Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scouts Troop 468 in Milford, Ohio.


September 21, 2016
D.O.L.L.A.R. Deed Program Presents New Alternative to Ohio Foreclosures

November 12, 2014
Kentucky Tax Lien Sales and the Curiously Overlooked Foreclosure Action

March 17, 2014
Timing Matters When Sending HUD Occupied-Conveyance Notices

September 25, 2013
New State Lien Statute in Ohio Impacts Procedure in New and Pending Foreclosures

March 15, 2013
Bill Introduced to Clarify Receiver's Duties Relating to Real Property in Ohio

August 01, 2012
Recent Ruling Could Delay Default Judgments in Franklin County

February 07, 2012
Franklin County Sale Withdrawals Update

January 17, 2012
E-Filing Systems Impact Deadlines for Withdrawals from Sheriff Sales

May 09, 2011
A Broad Bill Proposed to Alter Foreclosure Procedures in Ohio

May 17, 2010
Despite Stabilizing Home Prices, Foreclosed Property Volume Continues to Grow

Community Involvement:

Boy Scouts of America: Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 468 (Milford, Ohio)

Firm News:

February 27, 2014
WWR's Cliffe Sworn into Kentucky Bar

Honors & Distinctions:

Martindale-Hubbell Notable Peer Review Rated Attorney
Ohio Rising Stars (2005)


December 11, 2014
Kentucky Tax Lien Sales and the Curiously Overlooked Foreclosure Action

April 12, 2011
Tracking the Resident’s Families: An Effort to Stay Connected

March 16, 2011
Ohio Use Tax Education Program Under Way

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Real Estate Default
  • Foreclosure & Eviction Group

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
513.333.4054  Phone
513.723.2239  Fax
University Attended:
Yale University, B.A., History, 1989
Law School Attended:
University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 1992
Year of First admission:
1992, Ohio; 1995, U.S. District Court (Northern District of Ohio); 1993, U.S. District Court (Southern District of Ohio); 2014, Kentucky


Cincinnati Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association


Peer Reviews

  • 2.9/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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