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Hon. Martin P. Welch (Ret.)

Areas of Experience

Personal injury, clergy abuse, medical malpractice, construction, product liability, environmental, and governmental issues.

Professional Experience

  • Chief Judge, Circuit Court for Baltimore City, 2010-2014.
  • Associate Judge, Circuit Court for Baltimore City, 1992-2010. Jury Judge, 1999-2001, Court Management Committee, 1995-2006.
  • Judge in Charge, Family Division/Juvenile, 1995-2006.
  • Former Attorney, Baltimore City Solicitor’s Office, Baltimore City Law Department. Served as Assistant City Solicitor- Contracts Section; Chief Solicitor- Tax, Pensions and Finance Section; and Associate Solicitor/Chief of Corporate Division.
  • Former Associate, Walker, Rubin and VanBavel.


  • Recipient, Judicial College of Maryland The Charles E. Moylan, Jr. Faculty Award for Excellence in Judicial Education, 2019.
  • Recipient, Maryland State Bar Association Sodaro Judicial Civility Award, 2019.
  • Former Co-Director, Maryland Judiciary’s New Trial Judge Orientation.
  • Former Trustee, Roland Park County School
  • Former Member, Maryland Conference of Circuit Court Judges.
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Baltimore City Foundation, Inc.
  • Former Member, Governor’s Task Force on Children, Youth and Families’ System Reform. Appointed by the Governor of the State of Maryland.
  • Past Chairman, Maryland Judicial Conference, Committee on Juvenile Law.
  • Former Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, Frostburg State University.
  • Member, Bar Association of Baltimore City.
  • Member, Monumental Bar Association.


  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D.
  • Frostburg State University, B.S.

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