Samuel M. Salom Esq., Attorney at Law
Mr. Salom represents individuals and business entities with matters involving civil, business, and commercial litigation, corporate law and business transactions, contracts, employment, enforcement of judgments and collections, real estate, personal injury, and alternative dispute resolution (including arbitration, mediation, and settlement negotiations). 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.
Mr. Salom earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from California Western School of Law where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and ranked in the Top Nine (9) Percent of his class. While in law school, 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. In these capacities, Mr. Salom researched and prepared memoranda and proposed opinions for the Courts. Mr. Salom also previously served as a law clerk for the 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.
Mr. Salom currently serves as a Member of the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA)’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) Committee, which manages and oversees the operations of the LRIS, provides strategic planning and input into the goals and mission of the program, and makes recommendations to the SDCBA Board regarding programs rules and procedures. The LRIS Committee also promotes SDCBA programs such as the San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition Program and Servicemember Civil Relief Act (SCRA) program.
Prior to entering law school, Mr. Salom earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) 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 is a San Diego native and attended La Jolla High School where he was a member of the baseball team. While in high school, he also earned his Eagle Scout. In his spare time, Mr. Salom enjoys being outdoors, traveling, exercising, going to San Diego Padres baseball games, and spending time with his friends and family.
- State of California
- United States District Court for the Southern District of California
- United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California
- 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
- The State Bar of California
- San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA)
- San Diego County Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS), Committee Member
- Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
- California Western School of Law Alumni Association
- University of California, Santa Barbara Alumni Association