Law Office of Ellene Welsh
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Ellene Welsh

Columbus, GA



Ellene has been representing injured workers and disabled individuals since 1989. Born and raised in Columbus, Georgia, Ellene began her legal career as a judicial clerk for the Douglas County Superior Court. She then worked as an associate for a Columbus workers' compensation law firm until 1991.

The Law Office of Ellene Welsh has fully staffed location, in Columbus, and serves clients throughout these areas and all of West Georgia. Ellene has represented thousands of clients throughout the complex workers' compensation and Social Security disability process. She and her staff pride themselves on a high level of personal service, because they are aware their clients are often physically and financially fragile.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation
  • SSDI

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1988


  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1988
  • Emory University, Atlanta
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Major: History


  • Social Security and Catastrophic Claims, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Employees or Independent Contractors, GA State Board of Workers' Compensation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, 2004 to Present
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 1991 to Present
  • Atlanta Bar Association, 2005 to Present
  • Douglas County Bar Association, President, 1991 to Present
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives

Past Employment Positions

  • Douglas County Superior Court, Law Clerk, 1988 to 1989
  • Byars and Associates, Associate, 1989 to 1991

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pro Bono Project State Bar of Georgia