Cathy Penn

Cathy Penn

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2, Rockwall County, Texas
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Biography

Cathy Penn received her B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Houston, and her Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Lytae honor society, Managing Editor of the Corporate Counsel Review, and recipient of the American Jurisprudence (AMJUR) award for Legal Research and Writing. Cathy Penn is also a member of the Texas Bar College, an honorary society of qualified attorneys interested in high ethical standards and improved training, as well as a member of the Justice of the Peace section of the Texas Bar.

Cathy was appointed as the Presiding Judge of the Rockwall Municipal Court in 2007. Following that, she accepted appointments as the Presiding Judge for the cities of Seagoville,Talty and Combine, and as Associate Judge for the city of Forney.

In 2018, Cathy Penn was elected Justice of the Peace in Precinct 2 for Rockwall County. Judge Penn will seek re-election in 2022.

Education
South Texas College of Law
J.D. (1995)
Honors: Order of the Lytae, American Jurisprudence Award: Legal Research and Writing
Activities: Managing Editor, Corporate Counsel Review
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University of Houston - Main Campus
B.B.A. (1989) | Finance
Honors: Beta Gamma Sigma
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Professional Experience
Justice of the Peace
Rockwall County
- Current
Municipal Judge
City of Rockwall
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Attorney and Counselor at Law
Private Practice
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Assistant Criminal District Attorney
Rockwall County
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Professional Associations
Texas Bar College
Member
- Current
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Rockwall County Bar Association
Board Member
- Current
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Rockwall County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Texas State Bar  # 00794240
Member
- Current
Activities: Municipal Judges Section, Justice of the Peace Section
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Rockwall Helping Hands and Health Center of Helping Hands
Board Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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Additional Practice Area
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