Judge Oldham was born in 1957 in Las Cruses, New Mexico but has lived in Arizona since she was 6 weeks old. Judge Oldham graduated from Chandler High School in 1975. She received her Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice from Arizona State University in 1981 and her Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 1986. She is admitted to practice law before all trial and appellate courts in the State of Arizona (1989), all trial and appellate courts in the State of Oklahoma (1986), and all trial and appellate courts in the State of Texas (1991). While engaged in the practice of law, Judge Oldham served as a Deputy County Attorney in Pinal County where she received the Prosecutor of the Year award in 1992, was an adjunct professor at Arizona State University in the Criminal Justice Department, was an attorney for Southern Arizona Legal Aid where she received recognition for her outstanding service in 2001, and was the principal shareholder of the Law Office of Brenda E. Oldham, P.C. where she focused her practice in the area of family law and juvenile law. She was elected to serve the public as Pinal County Superior Court Judge in 2006. Judge Oldham is a widow of an Air Force Captain and has two adult children and three grandchildren.
Memberships, Past and Present: Arizona State Bar Association; Oklahoma Bar Association; Pinal County Bar Association (Past president, vice-president and secretary); Pi Kappa Delta Legal Fraternity; Member of the Board of Pinal-Gila County Legal Aid; Arizona Volunteer Lawyer Program; Girl Scout Leader; Apache Junction Unified School District Site Advisory Council Member, Thunder Mountain Middle School; Oklahoma Department of Human Services Juvenile Parole Board Member; Oklahoma District Attorney Association Member; Arizona Prosecuting Attorney Council Member; National Association of Women Judges; Safe Havens Grant Advisory Council Member; Arizona State Bar Association Rules of Family Law Procedure Committee Member; Juvenile Law Section, Arizona State Bar Association; Family Law Section, Arizona State Bar Association; Gold Canyon United Methodist Church.
Pinal County Superior Court
P.O. Box 2077
Florence, AZ 85132