Brenda Stephens graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in English. She then attended and graduated from the Shirley Baker Court Reporting Institute of Houston, after which she worked as a court reporter in Texas for five years. She went on to serve as the Jefferson County District Attorney’s paralegal for six years in Beaumont, Texas. Brenda moved to Wyoming in 2007 and now works as a paralegal for Robert A. Krause. Brenda has two daughters and two grandchildren. She and her husband enjoy Wyoming’s outdoors activities, such as hiking, biking, fishing and cross-country skiing.