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Top Business & Estate Planning Attorney in Palm Beach County

Attorney Edward J. Welch is the founder of Welch Law, PLLC. Mr. Welch is highly regarded among his peers in the legal community of South Florida. His highly aggressive yet sensible approach to civil litigation routinely yields successful outcomes for his new and returning clients.

Among his achievements, Mr. Welch has been named by Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Rising Star” in Business Litigation. Super Lawyers’ “Rising Star,” a peer–designated honor, is bestowed upon only the top 2.5% of lawyers practicing in Florida. In addition, Mr. Welch has been awarded the Silver Pro Bono Service Lapel Pin Award, an honor conferred by the Florida Supreme Court for community service.

As a “bulldog” litigator and consummate trial attorney, Mr. Welch’s comprehensive background in civil litigation comprises a long string of successful outcomes for clients facing complex business and real estate litigation as well as employment, professional liability and construction disputes. While each case is different, Mr. Welch approaches all civil disputes the same way: striving for maximum effectiveness and leverage while maintaining efficiency.

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Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent Attorney Edward Welch
Martindale-Hubbell Client Champion Platinum Awarded Attorney

Community Involvement

Attorney Edward Welch proactively dedicates a significant amount of time assisting individuals of limited means in pro bono matters and devotes energy to a range of charitable organizations in South Florida. Mr. Welch serves on the Advisory Board of the College of Education at Florida Atlantic University, the first public university in Southeast Florida, and on the Executive Board of Alliance for Kids, a charity providing innovative programs and resources to enhance child life services for hospitalized pediatric patients and their families. Mr. Welch is a graduate of Leadership West Palm Beach, a program developed to cultivate the leadership potential of those who reside or work in the City of West Palm Beach and utilize their skills to foster the development of programs and opportunities that would enrich and improve the quality of life in the Palm Beaches.


Attorney Edward Welch acquired a majority of his legal experience in one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service law firms. His experience makes him uniquely qualified to understand his clients’ challenges and to achieve their ultimate goals.


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• Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts – Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude

• University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida – Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude


• Florida “Rising Star” (Super Lawyers Magazine)
• Silver Pro Bono Service Lapel Pin (Florida Supreme Court)

Practice Areas

Welch Law has extensive experience across all industries. We bring each client a combination of deep industry knowledge and expert perspectives from other industries on the challenge at stake.