Former Navy JAG Officer with more than 30 years of experience dedicated to helping clients in all family law matters, including appeals. Call (850) 876-6838 for a consultation!
Gordon Edward Welch practices in Pensacola, Florida and represents clients throughout Northwest Florida in all family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, visitation or time sharing, modification and enforcement of decrees, parental relocation, paternity, step-parent adoption, domestic violence injunctions, and appeals relating to family law matters. Mr. Welch is directly involved with every client and considers himself personally responsible for what happens in their cases. A graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and member of the bar in the District of Columbia and in Florida, he is directly involved in all aspects of his client’s cases and does not delegate his responsibilities to paralegals or legal assistants. As a former Navy JAG officer, Mr. Welch has handled many divorces involving military members or their spouses and understands the unique aspects and demands of such cases. For an initial telephone consultation at no charge please call Mr. Welch today.
Effective representation to help you get the results you want
Gordon Welch is a skilled and capable family law attorney who works diligently to understand your situation and then pursue and protect your legal rights and interests. He brings to your case the benefit of:
Confidence — Mr. Welch provides a hands-on, direct approach to legal representation and will confidently and vigorously pursue the most appropriate course of action in your case.
Personal Experience — Many of his clients are active duty or retired military members or civil service employees. Because he grew up in a Navy family and served in the Navy Judge Advocate General Corps, he understands the special needs of such clients.
Knowledge — With more than 30 years of experience, he has the knowledge to effectively represent you in all aspects of your case, including appeals. .
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1984||04/04/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2020|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Magna Cum Laude||Colby College||1974|
|Phi Beta Kappa||Colby College||1974|
|Stephen Coburn Philosophy Prize||Colby College||1974|
|Solo Practitioner||Gordon Edward Welch, P.A.||1994 - Present|
|Judge Advocate General||United States Navy||1980 - 1984|
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|Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association||Member||1984 - Present|
|University of Virginia School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor||1978|
|Colby College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1974|
|Kelson v. Kelson, 675 So.2d 1370 (Fla. 1996)||Florida Supreme Court granted the appeal and reversed the trial court decision denying the former spouse a share of Voluntary Separation Incentive benefits elected by military spouse in lieu of military retirement benefits|
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