Austin T. Welch

New Orleans, LA
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Austin Welch was raised in Eastvale, California. He went on to attend Louisiana State University where he served as his fraternity’s social chair, public relations chair, and pledge educator. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History, Austin moved to New Orleans to attend Loyola University New Orleans College of Law with the Dean’s Scholarship.

In his first year at Loyola, Austin clerked in the Orleans Parish Criminal Court and Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s office. In his second year, Austin was selected to Loyola’s Moot Court team where he placed third in Loyola’s Intramural Moot Court Competition. Austin also competed at the National Constitutional Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition in San Diego; placing second in brief writing and top 16 in oral argument. In this same year, Austin was selected for publication by Loyola’s Maritime Law Journal.

Austin graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola and now applies his experience in both written and oral argument to the variety of cases with which he handles.

Areas of Practice

·  General Liability

·  Asbestos

Certified Legal Specialties
Bar Admissions

· Louisiana Bar


Louisiana State University

·  Bachelor of Arts, History - 2017

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

· Juris Doctor - Magna Cum Laude - 2021

Honors & Awards
  • Loyola Intramural Moot Court Competition: Third Place Oralist
  • National Constitutional Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition: 2nd Place Brief, Top 16 in Oral Argument
Professional Associates & Awards
Published Works
  • Responsible for What? Does OPA 90 Preclude Recovery of Punitive Damages? Loyola Maritime Law Journal; Vol. 20, Issue 1, 2020
Representative Cases
Past Employment Positions
Community Involvement