Scott Walterbach is a partner at Bessine Walterbach, LLP, a small law firm in the Kansas City Northland. He practices in high-volume collections and creditors' rights. Mr. Walterbach represents clients throughout Missouri and Kansas seeking to collect medical debt, student loans, rent, utilities and various other consumer obligations. He handles litigation, post-judgment collection, policies and procedures, compliance, risk management, client relations, business development and personnel. Mr. Walterbach also defends against consumer protection lawsuits, handles worker's compensation claims, bankruptcy claims, probate claims and hospital liens. He earned his B.A. degree from Truman State University, his M.P.D. degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, and his J.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis. Mr. Walterbach is past president of the Missouri Collectors Association, past president of the Missouri Creditors Bar, Inc., and past president of the Kansas Creditor Attorney Association.