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Attorney James A. Welcome is your advocate in the matters of PERSONAL


you need an experienced attorney right away.

You can count on James A. Welcome to give your legal case the attention it deserves, and to patiently guide you through the process of filing a lawsuit in Connecticut. Recently named one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under the Age of 40 by The National Trial Lawyers Association, James is also the author of two recent articles, Five Ways You Can Wreck Your Auto Accident Case and Ten Things Your Personal Injury Lawyer Should Be Doing on Your Case. In addition, James and his staff are fluent in Spanish, and welcome inquiries from Spanish-speaking Connecticut residents.  Attorney Welcome has three convenient offices in Connecticut to help better serve his clients in Waterbury, Danbury and New Haven. 


Are You a Connecticut Resident in Need of Legal Representation? Contact the Law Offices of James A. Welcome Today

  • If you are in danger of being deported because of an arrest or immigration error…

  • If you have sustained serious injuries in a Danbury, Waterbury or New Haven car accident that was not your fault, and you need an experienced Connecticut auto accident lawyer…

  • If you were injured on the job and your employer, or the state of Connecticut, is refusing proper compensation…

 Call the law offices of James A. Welcome today at (203) 753-7300 for a free consultation, or email him at James will carefully and patiently guide you through the legal process, and will give your case a level of attention that you can't hope to obtain from other Connecticut law firms.

James A. Welcome has law offices in Waterbury, New Haven, and Danbury, Connecticut, and provides legal services in the following areas: Waterbury, Danbury, New Haven, Fairfield, Stamford, Hartford, Bridgeport, Norwalk, Middletown, Wallingford, Southbury, Southington,Torrington, Trumbull, Woodbury and New Britain. Email James at, or call him at (203) 753-7300 to set up a free consultation today!


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Immigration: 30%
  3. Workers Compensation: 20%



Contingent (33%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

7 total 

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  • James O Ruane

    As the current President of the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, I endorse Attorney Welcome. Attorney Welcome is a member in good standing in our organization and a well regarded criminal defense lawyer in the state. He has shown a passion for criminal defense issues and zealously defends people charged with criminal offenses.


    James Ruane DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Leslie Gold McPadden

    I endorse this lawyer. James is very bright and dynamic. He understands where different areas of the law intersect and uses that to his clients' benefit. He is an excellent injury and immigration attorney. He has a good working knowledge of Spanish and his staff is bilingual which is a big plus.


    Leslie McPadden Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Law Offices of James A. Welcome

80 Central Avenue
Waterbury, CT, 06702

Law Offices of James A. Welcome

57 North Street
Suite 210
Danbury, CT, 06810

Law Offices of James A. Welcome

53 East Avenue
Suite 2
Norwalk, CT, 06851



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/OwnerLaw Offices of James A. Welcome2007 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
National Lawyers GuildAttorney Member2005 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Connecticut v. OrtizAquittal after trial by jury.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Article10 Things Your Personal Injury Lawyer SHOULD be Doing on Your CaseN/A
ArticleFive Ways You Can Wreck Your Auto Accident CaseN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Quinnipiac University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of Connecticut School of LawPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1998