The Hon. Denise M. McLaughlin-Bennett is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. She was appointed to the bench in 2010 by former Governor Jerry Brown. She filled the vacancy created by the death of the Hon. Paul Gutman (deceased).
She is a registered Democrat.
Judge McLaughlin-Bennett received a bachelor's degree from California State University, Dominguez Hills. She went on to earn her J.D. from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law.
Prior to her appointment to the Superior Court, McLaughlin-Bennett was serving as a senior partner for the McLaughlin Law Group, where she had practiced since 2008. Before that, she was a sole practitioner from 1994 to 2006.