Judge Jeanine Pirro
Judge Jeanine Pirro is the highly respected District Attorney and County Judge, politician, legal commentator, author, champion of victim’s rights. She won a daytime Emmy for her daily syndicated court show “Judge Pirro.” As a nationally recognized legal expert Pirro appears on television programs such as “The Today Show “ on NBC, “Good Morning America” on ABC, “The Early show” on CBS, “60 Minutes,” “48 Hours,” “Nightline,” “Larry King Live,” “The View,” “The O’Reilly Factor,” and other national television shows. Pirro has been profiled in several magazines including the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, More Magazine, New York Magazine and was even named as one of the world’s 50 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine.
Currently, Pirro hosts Fox News Channel’s “Justice with Judge Jeanine”. Throughout her tenure with Fox News Channel, Pirro has covered breaking news and has reported live on the Aurora theater massacre shooting, the Casey Anthony trial in Orlando Florida, the Drew Peterson trial in Chicago, Illinois, the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting and the George Zimmerman trial in Orlando, Florida. Her opening statement – a commentary on political as well as pressing contemporary issues garner millions of ‘hits’. Her strong reasoned opinions, no nonsense analysis, fearlessness and sense of humor make her a sought after and entertaining speaker.
Pirro is the author of three books, “To Punish and Protect: One DA’s Fight Against a System That Coddles Criminals,” “Sly Fox” and “Clever Fox.” Born in the small upstate New York farming town of Elmira, Pirro graduated from Notre Dame High School in three years, earned a B.A. Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Buffalo, and received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Albany Law School where she was an editor of the law review.
Judge Jeanine’s Topics
A New Day in America
In this keynote, Judge Pirro will discuss the current political climate and just reported news stories taking place both domestically and internationally. As a new President takes office, Judge Pirro will share her insights, not only of the new president, but her views on America’s pressing issues: legislation, military strength, jobs and the economy, and much more.
Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and Victim’s Rights
Judge Pirro has been a leader in the fight against domestic violence and child abuse as well as advocate for victim’s rights since she began her career. As a prosecutor, Judge Pirro spearheaded one of the first domestic violence units in the nation, changing the national dialogue and leading the national charge to stop violence in the home. Her bureau served as a model for prosecutor offices across the country.
Learn first hand Pirro’s powerful and passionate fight to make the criminal justice system more responsive to the needs of women and children victimized by family members and in the process challenging the way society and law enforcement viewed violence that occurs in the home.
Judge Pirro has led a 30-year-long passionate crusade, fighting to make the criminal justice more responsive to the needs of victims – hear the compelling stories of victims who have overcome their tragedies and how Judge Pirro was able to make a difference in their lives.
As District Attorney, Pirro used the advent of the internet to create a High Technology Crimes unit that attracted national attention for its undercover sting operations. Pirro’s innovative new unit targeted pedophiles and child pornographers who used the internet to prey on children. Her Internet sting operation netted a 100% conviction rate and served as a model for other local, state, and federal initiatives. Hear how Pirro took on the establishment prosecuting priests, superintendents, coaches, and politicians.
Women’s Issues, Women and Success, Women and Leadership
Judge Jeanine Pirro’s life has been a series of firsts. As an Assistant District Attorney, she was the first woman to prosecute a murder case in Westchester County, New York. Pirro was the first woman elected to the Westchester County Court bench as well as the first woman elected to the position of Westchester County District Attorney and President of New York State District Attorneys Association. Serving in this capacity, Pirro displayed determination and leadership as she lobbied for New York to enact legislation regarding hate crimes. Learn what inspired Judge Pirro, a small town girl who evolved into a powerful force in law enforcement and the judicial system.
Judge Pirro has the ability to motivate and inspire women not only to leave their lifestyles of domestic violence, but also to recount her personal stories of the women who she has assisted in a way that has prompted change in the lives of many.
Politics and Current Events
Judge Pirro joined the Fox News Channel (FNC) in 2006. She currently serves as a legal analyst as well as the host of “Justice with Judge Jeanine,” a weekend prime-time program (Saturday, 9 p.m. ET). The show presents her legal insights on the news of the week, current high profiles cases, recent issues and trends in world events, politics, and crime and justice. Throughout her tenure with FNC, Pirro has covered breaking news and has reported live on such notorious stories as the Aurora theater massacre shooting, the Casey Anthony trial in Orlando Florida, the Drew Peterson trial in Chicago, Illinois, the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting, and the George Zimmerman trial in Orlando, Florida.
Middle East Politics
Of Lebanese descent, Judge Pirro takes a personal interest in Middle Eastern Politics. She has used her Fox News show, “Justice with Judge Jeanine,” as a forum to discuss many political issues facing the Middle East, such as the battle for control of the Gaza Strip, the flight of the Coptic Christians, and the rise of radical Muslims and extremist groups such as ISIS. These features have drawn Pirro a huge social media fan base throughout the Middle East.
As a New Yorker, Judge Pirro witnessed first hand the devastation that terrorism leaves in its wake as she walked through the ashes of the Twin Towers after 9/11. Pirro often uses her opens to highlight ongoing US security concerns such as weaknesses in our power grids and our unsecured southern borders.
Television Host and Legal Commentator
Host, Justice with Judge Jeanine
Legal Commentator, Larry King Live, The Today Show, Extra
With the goal of helping people resolve their differences, Judge Pirro brings her relatable, sympathetic, passionate, and often humorous approach to the courtroom in a way that both enlightens the litigants and home viewers and helps them better understand everyday legal issues. Judge Pirro can share stories from her days as the first female county court judge and the county’s first female district attorney. Listen to her tales from 20 years in politics on both the state and county levels.
Writer & Author
Judge Pirro is the author of three books. Her first book, To Punish and Protect: One DA’s Fight Against a System That Coddles Criminals was a collection of essays focusing on the most horrific imaginable crimes, from sexual predators pursuing children to spousal murder, from elder abuse to hate crimes. For each type of atrocity, Pirro cites examples drawn from her firsthand prosecutorial experience. Throughout, she empathizes with the victims and their families, comforting them and advocating expanded public services to help them heal as well as urging reform of the criminal justice system. This book serves several purposes: to stoke public consciousness of crime and contempt for criminals, to mobilize support for toughening the penal laws, and to position the author as a remorselessly angry crusader. As she states, hers is an elected position, and a book such as this will serve the author well as campaign literature.Judge Pirro’s first foray into fiction, Sly Fox, the first in a series, was released in July 2012, Her second release, Clever Fox, came out in July of 2013. Drawing from her own past as a dynamic, hard-charging former district attorney, Judge Pirro’s page-turners are ripped from the headlines, full of gripping details, authentic thrills, and suspenseful realism that can only come from a courtroom litigator who’s been in the trenches.
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T-Bones & Politics is Back!
T-Bones & Politics provides some of the best political punditry, entertainment and best food for the politically active in Middle Tennessee and across the Mid South. Attendees have enjoyed insight from speakers such as Former Bush White House Chief of Staff, Andrew Card, political insider and commentator Dick Morris, Wisconsin Governor and Presidential Candidate Scott Walker, Fmr. TN Gov Winfield Dunn, Fmr. TN Lt. Gov Ron Ramsey and nationally syndicated radio talk show hosts, The Politichicks. Come on out and enjoy the fellowship as well as the flame-grilled t-bones, relaxed rural setting and down-home fun! Jump in the pick up (or mini-van) for an event you’ll never forget. To attend the private pre-event with Judge Jeanine please call 615-519-3184.