David Welch

First and foremost, Attorney David Welch is an experienced litigator. With over two decades of experience handling hundreds of cases, he prides himself on his zealous representation of his clients. While most cases do not proceed to trial, his record of success enables him fearlessly advocate through negotiations or, if necessary, jury trial.

Attorney Welch received his Bachelor's degree from San Diego State University and his Juris Doctor from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California.

Since 1995, he has developed an extensive background in criminal and civil litigation. He has handled hundreds of misdemeanor and felony cases ranging from DUI and juvenile matters to domestic violence, white collar crimes, and violent crimes. His clients have included professionals such as nurses, doctors, teachers and military personnel in all branches of the US Military. 

David A. Welch is licensed to practice law in the State of California as well as the United States Southern and Central District Courts. He has established a strong presence throughout Southern California Courts.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice:

California State Bar, 1995 American Bar Association, 1995 California Courts (Includes California Superior, Appeals and Supreme Courts), 1995 U.S. Southern District Court, 1996, U.S. Central District Court, 2020.

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

State Bar of California.

United States District Court Southern District of California

United States District Court Central District of California

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Manslaughter
  • Hate Crimes
  • Fraud Crimes
  • Restraining Orders 
  • Hate Crimes
  • Weapons Charges
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Misdemeanor and Felony Expungement
  • Certificate of Rehabilitation
  • Governor Pardons

Recent Blog Posts


  • Very professional!

    Working with Dave ...was very smooth. I had some run in's with the law from my past and they were able to clear it all with very little effort needed on my end. Very professional! 
  • Highly Recommend

    I would like to thank David Welch for his excellent work on my case. From the first day I met with David, he treated me with care and respect and told me exactly how he would handle my case.  He was always well prepared for court and extremely knowledgeable regarding the law. The thing that surpr...
  • I couldn't have asked for more!

    This team put their heads together on less than 2 weeks notice, and not only got 3 of the 4 charges dismissed, but had the last one reduced to a very reasonable amount! To say that I'm satisfied would be an understatement! Wish that I had secured his services a month earlier to avoid the anxiety....
  • Great Outcome

    I would highly recommend anybody with any type of criminal or legal issues to use the law offices of David Welch in Marina del Rey or surrounding areas he made by process and procedure extremely smooth and easy with a great outcome thank you David.  
  • Spot on Legal Advice

    The Law Office of David Welch helped make a nightmare of a situation into a quick and painless dream. Not only was I provided spot on legal advice which saved me time and money, I was also able to get a reduced sentence as a result. David Welch personally fought tooth and nail for me and was also...
  • Extremely Satisfied

    We needed legal assistance for a family situation we were going through at the time and found David online. ...They were with us throughout the entire ordeal and we were extremely satisfied with the outcome, they were accommodating to our every need . I am grateful for everything David and Mathew...
  • Wonderful Ending of the Case Being Dismissed

    For anyone looking for a great defense attorney, I highly recommend the law firm of David A. Welch......Initially I was highly concerned that because I reside in Northern California but needed counsel in Southern California, finding good representation would be very difficult. ...... From the unf...
  • Exceeded Expectations

    I couldn't have been happier with my choice of picking David Welch........They exceeded my expectations and they were very affordable. I was informed and given hope along the whole way. Great job guys, I will always refer people to you!
  • Awesome work

    If anyone is looking for the right attorney "The Law Offices of David Welch" is it. ..... My son's case was reduced from a misdemeanor to an infraction. I have nothing but positive things to say,as mentioned in another review everything is handled professionally, timely, efficiently and with comp...
  • Persistent

    I was arrested back in February 2016  The DA did not want to budge on a deal but David fought for me until he got the deal I wanted. He was very persistent and fought a good fight . I recommend him to anyone in need of and legal advice or legal representation. 

We serve the following localities:

Van Nuys, Santa Monica, Pasadena, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Inglewood, Burbank, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Riverside, Riverside County, San Bernardino, Rancho Cucamonga, Grand Terrace, Glendale, Fontana, Colton, San Bernardino County, Vista, San Diego, El Cajon, Chula Vista, and San Diego County.