Judge Brenda Penny is best known as LA County Superior Court judge since 2018. She came to the public attention time and again whenever Britney Spears had to testify in court regarding her conservatorship. So, people are eager to learn more about the judges and their life details.
This Judge Brenda Penny Wikipedia addresses details on her husband, son, and other details. So, scroll down to learn more about her.
Judge Brenda Penny Britney Spears
Popstar Britney Spears stood in front of the Los Angeles Supreme Court and delivered her testimony before an open court in late June 2021. She described her conservatorship which controlled her personal and professional life for the past 13 years as “abusive”.
The conservatorship was bestowed to popstar’s father Jamie Spears. This gave control of all the aspects of Britney’s life to her father. The hearing was done before court judge Brenda Penny.
Britney pleaded on her right to have a life. She addressed taking Lithium which made her feel as if she was drunk and her desire to marry and have kids.
How Old Is Judge Brenda Penny?
Judge Brenda Penny was 75 years old as of June 2021. However, her precise birthday and her age are yet to be known. Since we don’t hold any information on her birthday, her zodiac sign is yet to be known.
Judge Brenda Penny Parents
Judge Brenda Johns Penny was born in Los Angeles, the United States. Owing to her private nature, almost no information on her parents has been shared as of this writing. Along with info on her father and mother, her siblings also remain away from public attention.
But the woman of her stature, her parents must’ve played a huge role in her professional accomplishments.
Moving on, Judge Brenda Penny stands at a height no more than 5 feet 8 inches (1.72 meters). Only one picture of her with short hair could be discovered online which could be voted as her distinct feature.
Her Twitter, Facebook
Brenda Penny doesn’t seem to be interested in being on social media. She doesn’t seem to own social networking account on any of the platforms. Whether it is Facebook, or Twitter, or Instagram, we couldn’t discover an account even remotely related to her.
Judge Brenda Penny Career
Judge Brenda Penny after completing her high school education, attended the University of Southern California. She earned her B.A. degree from the university and joined the University of West Los Angeles School of Law. She graduated with a Juris Doctorate from the university.
Brenda started her legal career as an associate at the law firm of Gronemeier and Baker in 1982. Later in 1989, she became the partner of the law firm.
Starting from 1994, Brenda initiated her solo practice. She continued it for three years.
From January of 1997, Brenda landed the opportunity to become Probate Attorney in California Superior Court. From 2001 until 2014, she served as an assistant supervising probate attorney.
Later, Brenda was elected by the court judges to serve as court commissioner. She remained a commissioner until her appointment to bench four years later.
Brenda was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to become the Los Angeles County Superior Court judge in California. Talking about her political affiliation, she is a registered Democrat.
Some of the recent ruling by Judge Brenda Penny includes; Staci Buckley Vs Lyman Village Apartments, Christopher Azong Ntung vs Simon Property Group Inc., Environet Inc. vs Abacus IMT Inc., Tania Schwartz Vs City of Beverley Hills, and a few others.
Judge Brenda Penny Husband
Judge Brenda Penny was married to her anonymous husband. Her father-in-law ran a family furniture business. However, once her father-in-law endured a heart attack, her husband dropped out of college and took over the family business.
There doesn’t seem to exist any information on when they got married or had a wedding, but they got divorced when they welcomed their son, Prentice Penny. At the time, Brenda was working as a paralegal who had just started law school at night.
Whereas, Brenda’s ex-husband had already joined the Air Force and he moved back to Iowa where he was stationed. No further details on her relationship have surfaced as of this writing.
As reported, Judge Penny lost her ex-husband in early March 2021.
Does She Have A Son?
Judge Brenda Penny has a son named Prentice Penny who is a TV show director. He is also her only child.
Brenda and her husband had him and raised him in Los Angeles, California. She always gave him the freedom in choosing his own career, and Prentice always knew he wanted to be a writer in Hollywood.
Prentice attended film school at the University of Southern California. After graduation, he worked different odd jobs for almost nine years before signing on as a writer for the hit show ‘Girlfriends’ in 2005.
Other TV shows that Prentice worked on include Scrubs, Happy Endings, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Insecure. Furthermore, his love of movie-making led to the sprouting of his desire to write a movie based on his relationship with his father.
Hence, Brenda’s son created Uncorked. In the movie, Louis played by Courtney B. Vance was a reflection of Brenda’s husband and Elijah, played by Mamoudou Athie was loosely based on himself.
Prentice is married to Tasha Penny who celebrated their 17th marriage anniversary in September of 2020. The couple is parents to two sons and a daughter.
Last modified: June 24, 2021