The Hon. Brenda Penny is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. She was appointed to the bench in 2018 by former Governor Jerry Brown
Judge Penny received her B.A. from the University of Southern California. She went on to earn her J.D. from the University of West Los Angeles School of Law
Penny began her legal career as an associate at the law firm of Gronemeier and Barker in 1982 and was named a partner in 1989. Penny then entered into solo practice for three years beginning in 1994. Then, in 1997, Penny became a probate attorney for the Los Angeles County Superior Court, one of many positions she would hold at the court. She also served as an assistant supervising probate attorney from 2001 until 2014 when she was then elected by the court judges to serve as a court commissioner. Penny remained a commissioner until her appointment to the bench four years later.