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Stephen M. Welsh

Stephen M. Welsh


Telephone: 478.217.2072
Fax: 478.742.3088
E-mail: swelsh@bwhlegal.com

Mr. Welsh has been practicing law since 1994 and specializes in workers compensation, bodily injury, and civil litigation law. In 2011, he secured a $1.4 million verdict for a veteran truck driver in the Superior Court of Laurens County. He has previously served as the Mercer Law Review Writing Editor, the Co-Chair of the 2002 Georgia Workers Compensation Law Institute, and as a panelist, author, and speaker at the State Board of Workers Compensation Annual Education Seminar in 2015, 2016, 2008, and 1999. Mr. Welsh was also a host speaker at the 2018 and 2015 State Board of Workers Compensation Annual Regional Seminars.

Mr. Welsh is currently an adjunct professor at the Mercer University School of Law, where he teaches the Workers’ Compensation class. He is an AV Rated attorney, holds several memberships, including with the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and American Association for Justice, and has been listed by Best Lawyers© for over a decade.

When not practicing law, Mr. Welsh enjoys playing golf and traveling.


  • AV Preeminent Rated Attorney
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • American Bar Association
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Macon Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Georgia Workers Compensation Claimants Lawyers


  • B.A., Political Science, Duke University (1990)
  • J.D., Mercer University (Cum Laude, 1994)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Good Sports, Bad Sports, and Spoiled Sports: Ethical Lessons Learned in Athletics that Impact Professional Existence” – Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation Annual Education Conference, 2016
  • “Common Law Defenses and Misconceptions” – Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation Annual Education Conference, 2015
  • 2018, State Board of Workers’ Compensation’s Annual Regional Education Seminar
  • 2020 – Present, Adjunct professor at Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law, teaching the Workers’ Compensation class
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