Judge Marilyn Milian Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Children, and Net Worth

Who is Judge Marilyn Milian?

Judge Marilyn Milian is an American television personality and retired judge. She presides over the American courtroom television series ‘The People’s Court’. She is the first Latina arbitrator to preside over a court show and the longest-presiding arbitrator on ‘The People’s Court’

Detailed Judge Marilyn Milian Biography

Marilyn Milian attended St. Brendan High School and later joined the University of Miami where she took an undergraduate degre in psychology graduating summa cum laude, with a 4.0-grade point average. At the age of 23 she earned J.D., cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center.

Marilyn began her career at Harvard Law School where she served as director of training for the Guatemala Project. Her roles included training the Guatemalan trial judiciary, defense, and prosecution bar in investigatory and trial techniques.

Milian was appointed by Janet Rono, then state attorney for the county, as an assistant state attorney for the Dade County. She was later appointed by Jeb Bush, then Florida governor, to the Miami Circuit Court, where she served in the Criminal Division in 1999. She had previously served five years in the Miami County Court in the Domestic Violence Court, Criminal, and Civil divisions.

The People’s Court

In 2001 Milian joined The People’s Court as a judge, replacing Jerry Sheindlin. She became the first Latina arbitrator to preside over a court show. The show is the first arbitration-based reality court show and the second-longest running court show in history.

Looking at The People’s Court’s previous arbiters, she is considerably more animated in her role. She is assertively loud and clear, Milan also motions and gesticulates wildly in interaction. She also regularly even departs from the bench to interact with and excoriate the litigants.She is also known for being levelheaded and logical in her observations and also handling of her cases. Although she is engaging for the most part, she also dishes out a good-natured, lively sass at the litigants. She does not tolerate any disrespect from them too.

Marilyn informally speaks with her audience and also answers their various questions outside of tapings of The People’s Court. She often quotes phrases from her grandmother from her Cuban heritage when addressing litigants. In admonishing a litigant who tried lying before her, Milian once stated, “No sabes ni adobar la mentira… You don’t even know how to season the lie to make it palatable.”

During the show, She decides actual small-claims court cases. The plaintiff and defendant agree before the show begins to drop their case. They have it decided by arbitration through the show. Winners of the cases are awarded from the show’s budget, so the losers do not actually “pay back” the winners. Losing parties are usually also compensated for their appearances.

She was portrayed by Cecily Strong in a 2017 Saturday Night Live parody of The People’s Court. She presided over a case between President Donald Trump and the three judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

What is Judge Marilyn Milian Age?

Marilyn was born on 1st May 1961 in  Astoria, New York City.

Who’re Judge Marilyn Milian Family Members?

She was born to Cuban parents, her father Jorge was a general contractor and mother Georgina Milan. Her family moved from Astoria,Queens to Miami when she was only eight years old.

Who’re Judge Marilyn Milian Children?

Milian together with her husband has three daughters; Cristina Schlesinger born in 1996, Alexandra Schlesinger born in 1998 and Sofia Elena Schlesinger born in 2001

Who’s Judge Marilyn Milian Husband?

Marilyn married John Schlesinger in 1993. John Schlesinger is a judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court, Family Division, in Florida. He graduated with a B.A. from Boston College in 1982 and received a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 1987. He is a former United States attorney.

What is Judge Marilyn Milian Net Worth 2020?

Marilyn has an estimated net worth of $18 million. She earns $5 Million annually.

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