- Full Name Patricia Mafalda DiMango
- Nickname Patricia DiMango
- Occupation Judge
- Nationality American
- Birth Date Jun 19, 1953
- Age 70 Years, 8 Months
Patricia DiMango | BiographyFormer Judge Of Brooklyn Supreme Court
She also worked as an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney's Office for five and a half years after graduating from law school. In addition, DiMango worked at St. John's University as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Forensic Psychology for around ten years.
Patricia Mafalda DiMango is one of three judges on the syndicated court show Hot Bench, which airs on CBS Television Distribution.
Who is Patricia DiMango?
Patricia Mafalda DiMango is a law graduate from St. John's University. There she was recognized for her academic achievements with awards and scholarships.
In addition to that, she has a Master's Degree in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University and a Bachelor's Degree cum laude in Psychology and Education from Brooklyn College. She was also awarded the 'Alumna of the Year Award' by Brooklyn College in 2012 and the 'Rapallo Award.' Moreover, while pursuing her Master's degree, DiMango worked as a special education teacher for children with emotional and intellectual disabilities.
DiMango also worked as an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney's Office for five and a half years after graduating from law school. In addition, she worked at St. John's University as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Forensic Psychology for around ten years.
DiMango began her legal career as a prosecutor in 1980. She then worked for three judges as a law clerk before being appointed to the bench in 1995. In 2014, DiMango was assigned as an administrative judge for criminal matters at the Brooklyn Supreme Court. However, she left the Brooklyn Supreme Court to star in Hot Bench.
Furthermore, she has also made her appearance on television shows like Steve Harvey Show, Rachael Ray, Wendy Williams Show, and other numerous talk radio shows. She has also been featured on Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, Fox News, and The Insider, among other shows.
Age and Family
DiMango was born on 19 June 1953. As of December 2021, she is 68 years in age. Her late mother, Mafalda DiMango was an educational activist, and her father Anthony DiMango was a retired dentist. Furthermore, she has a sister named Joanne DiMango-Orr, an educator.
DiMango's mother died at the age of 91 on 2 August 2018. She was a community leader who served on Community School Board 20, Community Board 11 in Bensonhurst, and the Bay Ridge Community Council. Moreover, Mafalda served on Community School Board 20 for more than 30 years before being appointed to the Community Education Council of School District 20. In addition to that, she was also a long-time member of the Dyker Heights Civic Association.
DiMango is one of three judges alongside Tanya Acker and Michael Corriero on panel court show Hot Bench, premiered in September 2014. The show was created by Judge Judith Sheindlin, mostly known as Judge Judy. In addition to that, the show has seven seasons as of December 2021.
The show follows a panel of three judges who hear court cases, debate the case's merits, and render a decision. Moreover, Hot Bench was the number 3 first-run program in daytime television during the 2018-2019 season, with 3.1 million daily viewers.
DiMango has not revealed her husband or married life bio. Furthermore, there is not much insight into her personal life.