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Thomas Edward Welbourn

Thomas Edward Welbourn

also known as Ed Welbourn, T. Edward Welbourn

Practice areas:

Sex Crime, DUI & DWI, Federal Crime, Criminal Defense, Expungement

About Me



Mr. Welbourn is a retired Orange County Deputy District Attorney who represents individuals and corporations charged with crimes in both state and federal courts. His practice ranges from DUI defense to White Collar cases to Death Penalty murders.



Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Federal Crime: 25%
    16 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    16 years
  3. Sex Crime: 25%
    16 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 15%
    16 years, 750 cases
  5. Expungement: 10%
    16 years



Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Thomas. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jeffrey S. Neeman

    I endorse this lawyer. Ed is a dedicated lawyer who works hard to get the best results for his clients.


    Jeffrey Neeman Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Corrigan, Welbourn & Stokke, A Professional Law Corp

4100 Newport Place
Suite 550
Newport Beach, CA, 92660




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Excellence in PracticeSuper Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Partner/ AttorneyCorrigan, Welbourn & Stokke, APLC2012 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of T. Edward Welbourn2002 - Present
Deputy District AttorneyOrange County District Attorney's office1999 - 2002


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2006 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Orange County chapter)N/A2004 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
People v. RamirezNot Guilty verdict at trial
People v. Dr. PNot Guilty Verdict at trial
People v. SCase dismissed

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western SOLN/Alaw1999
Pitzer College (Claremont)PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Swearing In For Honorable Nick DourbetasJudicial Swearing In Honorary Speaker2010
Swearing in for Honorable Jonathan FishJudicial Swearing In Honorary Speaker2008
Swearing In for Honorable Kimberly MenningerJudicial Swearing In Honorary Speaker2003