Samuel M. Salom, Attorney at Law

Samuel M. Salom is a San Diego-based attorney representing companies and individuals in civil litigation and transactional matters in the areas of business, corporate, contracts, real estate/property, personal injury, enforcement of judgments and collections, and employment law. He also assists clients with secured transactions, insurance matters, consumer rights, arbitration, mediation, settlement negotiations, and business planning.

Mr. Salom works with individuals and business entities to resolve their legal matters through proactive and personalized legal representation that pays close attention to his clients’ individual and specific goals. He works diligently with his clients to establish a clear, comprehensive, and strategic approach to their legal representation. Mr. Salom focuses on securing the most favorable outcome for his clients, and achieving their particular goals, while also striving to provide his clients with legal counsel that is both efficient and economically-sensible. He seeks to minimize his clients’ legal fees and other costs by providing legal counsel that considers and pursues sensible alternatives to unnecessary or protracted litigation.


Prior to starting his own law practice, Mr. Salom served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Judith McConnell, Administrative Presiding Justice of the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One. He also served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Jan M. Adler, United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. Mr. Salom also worked as a business and civil litigation attorney on a contract and assignment basis for the law firm of Gallagher | Krich, APC.

Mr. Salom earned his Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and ranked in the top nine percent of his class. He graduated receiving several Academic Excellence Awards, and served as Secretary of the Business Law Society, and a member of both the Public Service and Pro Bono Honors Societies. He also worked as a Law Clerk for the law student-run Community Law Project legal clinic, which provides sustainable and competent pro bono legal services to low-income and indigent members of the San Diego community.

Prior to entering law school, Mr. Salom earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, with a Minor in Anthropology, from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he graduated with Honors and was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity.

Mr. Salom represents clients in both California State and Federal courts, and is licensed to practice law in all California State Courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, and United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California.

A San Diego native, Mr. Salom grew up in Pacific Beach and attended La Jolla High School, where he played baseball. While in high school, he also earned his Eagle Scout. Mr. Salom enjoys traveling, exercising, playing and watching sports, reading, and spending time with his family, friends, and French Bulldog.

Bar Admissions

  • State of California
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California
  • Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, with Honors, University of California, Santa Barbara (2012)
  • Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, California Western School of Law (2016)
  • Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • Solo & Small Firm Section (State Bar of CA)
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Division (ABA)
  • UC Santa Barbara Alumni Association
  • California Western School of Law Alumni Association