Leona Valerie Theron (born 7 November 1966 in Durban) is a judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa and formerly of the Supreme Court of Appeal. She was first appointed to the bench in 1999, aged 33, becoming the first black woman judge on the KwaZulu-Natal High Court. She was appointed to the Constitutional Court on 1 July 2017 by President Jacob Zuma to replace recently retired Johann van der Westhuizen.
- "President Jacob Zuma appoints Justice Theron as Judge of the Constitutional Court | South African Government". www.gov.za. Retrieved 2017-07-02.
- "SCA Judges' CV". www.justice.gov.za. Retrieved 2016-04-04.
- "Approaching the bench: the four candidates for the vacant Constitutional Court seat". African Legal Centre. Retrieved 2016-04-04.