Leigh Welker
Leigh Welker, Esq.

Role: National Legal Search Consultant, Chicago

Expertise: Associate legal recruiting; Resume consulting;
Career consulting

Alma Mater: Ohio Northern University School of Law (JD), Miami University (BA)

In her spare time: Spending time with her husband and baby daughter. She is also an active runner and yogi

(312) 298-9761 - Direct


Ms. Welker is a licensed attorney and National Legal Search Consultant for the Chicago office of AbstoneLalley. Although not actively practicing in all states, she is licensed to practice law in the states of Ohio, New York, Illinois, and the District of Columbia.


Ms. Welker began her legal career prosecuting juvenile criminals in Ohio before spending several years practicing in the corporate arena in New York City. Prior to joining AbstoneLalley, she founded and managed an estate planning practice.


An active member of the Chicago Bar Association, Ms. Welker is also a member of the Chicago Junior League and CRAVE Chicago, a society for women-owned businesses. She and her estate planning practice were featured in the 2013 CRAVE Chicago Manifesto. Ms. Welker has been asked to deliver webinars and blog on estate planning issues concerning women and young families for online communities, The Founding Moms and Sprk-d.com.


Ms. Welker received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Miami University and her Juris Doctor from Ohio Northern University.

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