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Aidan R. Welsh

Attorney Welsh is a Partner at the law firm. She became a partner in 2015 and a named partner in 2020. Attorney Welsh is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and an Officer of the Connecticut Bar Association Family Law Section. She handles all aspects of complex family law matters including alimony and child support issues, division of assets, child custody disputes, cases involving substance abuse issues, negotiating and drafting premarital agreements, litigation, and mediation.

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Background & Expertise

Attorney Welsh was recently selected to become a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer and she joins only 34 other Connecticut members in the AAML. The AAML is an organization of the most dedicated and professional family lawyers who are recognized by the bench and bar as leaders in the field. Attorney Welsh was also recently selected to be included in Best Lawyers in America, 2019 © in the field of Family Law. She is also recognized by SuperLawyers Magazine as a Rising Star in the Field of Family Law for 2013-2019. The Connecticut Law Tribune recognized Attorney Welsh as a New Leader in the Law in 2012.

Attorney Welsh is an active member of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA). She is the current Secretary of the CBA Family Law Section and the immediate past Assistant Treasurer – Secretary of the entire CBA.

Attorney Welsh frequently speaks on issues related to Family Law for the CBA and has authored several publications in this field. Most recently she co-wrote an article for CT Lawyer Magazine about hedge funds in the context of matrimonial actions. She was the Co-Editor for the Connecticut Family Law Forms book published by the Connecticut Law Tribune. She also authored the article “Initial Client Interview” in the MCLE publication on Connecticut Family Law. Attorney Welsh also serves as a Special Master in the Stamford/Norwalk judicial district, assisting other attorneys and parties in resolving family cases.

Attorney Welsh serves on the Board of Directors for YWCA Darien-Norwalk and is an active volunteer with Person 2 Person.

Attorney Welsh resides locally, with her husband, Walter, and her children.

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Bar Admissions
  • Connecticut, 2006
  • New York, 2009
  • United States Supreme Court, 2018
Education
  • University of Delaware, B.A., honors degree with distinction, magna cum laude, 2003
  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2006
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Honors and Awards
  • Recognized as a SuperLawyers Rising Star 2013-2019*
  • Selected to be included in The Best Lawyers in America 2016-2019© in the field of Family Law*
  • Selected for the Connecticut Law Tribune’s “New Leaders in the Law” 2012
  • Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee, Star of the Year, 2012
  • Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee, Star of the Year, 2011
  • Connecticut Bar Association Family Law Section, Rising Star, Executive Committee Member, 2011
  • Recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Evidence, 2005
  • Recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Civil Procedure, 2003

*Superlawyers Magazine
*Connecticut Magazine
*Best Lawyers in America

Presentations and Publications
  • Family Law Annual Year in Review, Connecticut Bar Association, June 2019 – Presenter
  • Family Law Annual Year in Review, Connecticut Bar Association, June 2018 – Presenter
  • Family Law Annual Year in Review, Connecticut Bar Association, June 2017 – Presenter
  • Separation Agreements: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Connecticut Bar Association, May 1, 2017 – Presenter
  • Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds: What They Are, How They Operate, How to Value and What Every Matrimonial Attorney Should Know About Them Read Article.
  • Annual Year in Review for Family Law, CT Legal Conference, CBA, June 2016 – Presenter
  • Family Law Essentials, Connecticut Bar Association, October, 2014
  • Library of Connecticut Family Law Forms, Connecticut Law Tribune, Co-Editor, 2014
  • Initial Client Meeting, MCLE, CT Family Law, January, 2014
  • Family Law for Paralegals, NBI, November, 2013
  • Introduction to Family Law: How to Effectively Argue Contempt and Modification Motions, NBI Advanced Family Law Seminar, March 14, 2013
  • Introduction to Family Law: Post Judgment Motions, Connecticut Bar Association, December 2012
  • Organized and Hosted: Divorce and Discovery, Connecticut Bar Association, June 1, 2012
  • Show Me the Money:  Financial Side of Divorce, Connecticut Bar Association, May 23, 2012
  • Introduction to Family Law: Connecticut Bar Association, February 16, 2012
  • Organized and hosted: Redefining Parenthood: Parenting Rights by Contract and the Impact of Raftopol v. Ramey, Connecticut Bar Association, March 31, 2011
  • Organized and hosted: Introduction to Family Law, Connecticut Bar Association, March 2, 2011
  • Organized and hosted: Preparing Your Client for a Child Custody Evaluation and Trial, Connecticut Bar Association, November 8, 2010
Professional Association Memberships
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers: Fellow 2019-present
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association
    • Member, 2006 to present
    • Assistant Treasurer-Secretary, 2018-2019
    • Family Law Section, Executive Committee, 2011 to present
    • Family Law Section, Treasurer, 2018
    • Family Law Section, Secretary, 2019 to present
  • Fairfield Bar Association, Member
Certifications

Completed all mandatory requirements for the Guardian Ad Litem/Attorney for the Minor Child comprehensive Basic Training.

Awards / Associations

Other Team Members

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Aidan R. Welsh
Schoonmaker, George, Colin and Blomberg P.C.

Attorney Welsh is a Partner at the law firm. She became a partner in 2015 and a named partner in 2020. Attorney Welsh is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and an Officer of the Connecticut Bar Association Family Law Section. She handles all aspects of complex family law matters including alimony and child support issues, division of assets, child custody disputes, cases involving substance abuse issues, negotiating and drafting premarital agreements, litigation, and mediation.

Schoonmaker, George, Colin and Blomberg P.C. 1700 E Putnam Ave Suite 206 Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (203) 862-5000
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