Laura G. Welch
direct: (225) 448-0923
301 St. Charles Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5948
Laura “Laurie” Welch is an associate in the firm’s Baton Rouge office. She joined the firm in 2022. Her practice focuses on insurance defense and bad faith issues, and she has extensive motion practice experience in both state and federal courts.
Laurie graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. Later she completed the LSU Paralegal Studies Program as an Honor Student and was selected to be a member of the program’s advisory committee.
While working for a Baton Rouge law firm, Laurie enrolled in Southern University Law Center’s Part-Time Evening Division where she graduated magna cum laude and the top student in her class. During law school, she served as an editor for the Southern University Law Review and received the CALI Award for Excellence in Security Devices.
Louisiana State University, B.S. December 1988
LSU Paralegal Studies Program, May 2005
Southern University Law Center, J.D. May 2010
Admitted to the Bar October 2010
Baton Rouge Bar Association
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Louisiana State Bar Association
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