Went to school in Buffalo, New York.
One of her first jobs was a telephone operator.
Has three dogs, a Huskie named Lancelot, and two poodles; and two pigs.
Release of her book, "To Punish and Protect: A DA's Fight Against a System That Coddles Criminals" by Jeanine with Catherine Whitney.
Her daughter is a lawyer and her son is in law school [July, 2012].