Sens. Kelly & Martin Applaud Nomination of Bristol’s Welch to be Superior Court Judge

March 29, 2023

For Immediate Release:

Senate Republican Leader Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford) and Sen. Henri Martin (R- Bristol) issued the following statement regarding the governor’s nomination of Jason Welch of Bristol to be a Connecticut Superior Court Judge.

“Jason Welch is a thoughtful, caring and compassionate person who we have had the good fortune of knowing and working closely with for many years.  Jason is a skilled and trusted attorney who has significant private and public sector legal experience. We are also proud to call him a friend.  Jason Welch will be an excellent judge, and we commend the governor on this selection.”

Welch, 50, graduated from Hamilton College and obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law. He currently works for the Connecticut General Assembly as the Chief Legal Counsel to the Senate Republican Office. Previously, his practice focused on professional liability, insurance coverage, and construction and business disputes working for the firms of Cummings and Lockwood, LLC and McCarter and English, LLP, as well as the insurance company Beazley Group. He has served in the Connecticut Army National Guard and the United States Coast Guard Reserves. He also served two terms as a member of the Connecticut State Senate for the 31st Senatorial District.

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Attorney Jason Welch