The Honorable Don Penner

Fresno County Superior Court, Department 34


The Hon. Don Penner is a judge for the Superior Court of Fresno County, California. On September 29, 2006, he was appointed to the bench by former Governor to succeed the Hon. Franklin Jones. He was re-elected in 2014 after running unopposed.

Judge Penner received his B.A. from California State University, Fresno and earned his J.D. from San Joaquin College of Law in Clovis, California.

Before his appointment, Penner was serving the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office since 1975.

Judge Penner is married to Linda Penner, the Chief Probation Officer for Fresno County, California. They have two children together.

Penner is a Republican.

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