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Jeanine Pirro
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Pirro in 2017
District Attorney of Westchester County
In office
January 1, 1994 – December 31, 2005
Preceded by Carl Vergari
Succeeded by Janet DiFiore
Chair of the New York State Commission on Domestic Violence Fatalities
In office
January 1, 1997 – December 31, 2005
Governor George Pataki
Preceded by Vernon Geberth
Judge of the Westchester County Court
In office
January 1, 1991 – May 1993
Preceded by Francis Nicolai
Succeeded by Daniel Angiolillo
Peter Leavitt
Personal details
Born
Jeanine Ferris

June 2, 1951 (1951-06-02) (age 69)
Elmira, New York, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s)
Albert Pirro
(m. 1975; div. 2013)
Children 2
Education University at Buffalo (BA)
Albany Law School, Union University (JD)

Jeanine Ferris Pirro (born June 2, 1951) is an American television host and author, and a former New York State judge, prosecutor, and politician.

Pirro is the host of Fox News Channel's Justice with Judge Jeanine. She was a contributor to NBC News. She is a member of the Republican Party. She was the first female judge elected in Westchester County, New York.

Pirro was elected the first female District Attorney of Westchester County.

Pirro briefly sought the Republican nomination for United States Senate to run against Hillary Clinton in 2006, but dropped out to accept the nomination for New York Attorney General, which she did not win.


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