Lynda I. Chung, a litigation partner with Valensi Rose, moderated a panel discussion on “Excellence in Diversity – Supervising Judge Brenda Penny’s Story,” a program hosted by the Trust & Estates Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association on June 24, 2022.

The session, held via Zoom, was described on the LACBA website.

The Honorable Brenda Penny shared her personal experience in practicing probate law for decades, from working as a private practitioner, to serving as a Probate Attorney of the Los Angeles Court, to being appointed as a Commissioner, Judge, and Supervising Judge of the Probate Department.

The panelists, in addition to Judge Penny and Lynda, included Julia Birkel, of Hill Farrer & Burrill; Jamie Gonzalez, of Oldman, Cooley, Sallus, Birnberg, Coleman & Gold; Sonya Sultan, of Sultan & Sultan; and J.D. Rees, of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton.

A member of our Litigation Group, Lynda specializes in probate and business litigation matters, including will contests, trust contests, financial elder abuse, fiduciary accounting, real property and construction contract disputes, creditor's rights, fraudulent transfers, and disputes between shareholders or members of closely-held companies.