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Judge Trent Nelson was appointed to the Roy/Weber County Justice Court in February 2017, where he serves the communities of Roy City, unincorporated Weber County, West Haven City, and Hooper City. Judge Nelson is a trained domestic mediator, and has a Bachelor of Economics from Weber State University, a law degree from Brigham Young University, and an MBA from Utah State University. Prior to serving on the bench, Judge Nelson was the prosecutor for Roy City, and had a private practice where he focused on juvenile law, family law, and estate planning. Judge Nelson has served as a Guardian ad Litem in both Juvenile Court and District Court. Judge Nelson is a member of the Utah Supreme Court`s Advisory Committee for Rules of Professional Conduct, has also served on the Child Welfare Improvement Council, and is a member of the Weber County Subcommittee of the State of Utah`s Committee on Disproportionate Minority Contact. 9/17

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