Harrisville, UT—The Weber County Judicial Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of Judge Trent Nelson to fill the Harrisville Justice Court vacancy. The position replaces Judge Reuben Renstrom who resigned effective May, 2019.

Trent Dee Nelson currently serves as the justice court judge for the Roy/Weber County Justice Court which serves the communities of Roy City, unincorporated Weber County, West Haven City and Hooper City. Prior to being appointed to the bench, he was the assistant city attorney/prosecutor for Roy City. He also previously worked as a sole practitioner in the areas of juvenile law, family law, and estate planning. Judge Nelson is a trained domestic mediator and has a bachelor’s degree from Weber State University in Economics, a law degree from Brigham Young University, and an MBA from Utah State University. He currently serves as the presiding judge for the Second District justice courts (Weber, Davis and Morgan counties). In addition to serving as a presiding judge, Judge Nelson serves on the Utah Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee, the Utah Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct, and the Child Welfare Improvement Council of DCFS.

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