Biography of Kimberly Guilfoyle Fox News

Biography Kimberly Guilfoyle co-hosts of The Five on Fox News ChannelKimberly Ann Guilfoyle born March 9, 1969 is an American news personality and former attorney who is currently one of the co-hosts of The Five on Fox News Channel. As of May 2017, Guilfoyle is being considered by President Donald Trump as the administration's White House Press Secretary. Prior to entering television, she was a prosecuting attorney in San Francisco and Los Angeles. She served as an assistant District Attorney in San Francisco from 2000 until 2004. She is also known as the former wife of California politician Gavin Newsom and was First Lady of San Francisco during Newsom's first two years as mayor of that city.

Guilfoyle graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Davis, and received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1994. While in law school, she interned at the San Francisco district attorney's office, as well as doing modelling work for Macy's, and a bridal magazine. She also studied at Trinity College, Dublin in Ireland. While there, she published research in international children's rights and European Economic Community law. After law school, Guilfoyle briefly worked as a prosecutor in San Francisco, but lost her job in 1996 when Terence Hallinan was elected District Attorney and fired fourteen of the city's prosecutors.

Biography Kimberly Guilfoyle co-hosts of The Five on Fox News ChannelGuilfoyle then spent four years in Los Angeles as a Deputy District Attorney, working on adult and juvenile cases, including narcotics, domestic violence, kidnapping, robbery, arson, assault and homicide cases. She received several awards at the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office, including Prosecutor of the Month. In 2000, Guilfoyle was re-hired by Hallinan in the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, where she served as an Assistant District Attorney from 2000 to 2004. While Assistant D.A., she and lead prosecutor James Hammer earned a conviction in the 2002 case People v. Noel and Knoller, a second-degree murder trial involving a dog mauling that received international attention. In 2008, she was a member of La Raza Lawyers Association.

In December 2016, it was reported that Guilfoyle was being considered to serve as press secretary for President Donald Trump. Sean Spicer was ultimately selected. On the May 12, 2017 edition of The Five, co-host Bob Beckel hinted that Guilfoyle turned the job down. However, in an interview with Bay Area News Group on Monday, May 15, 2017, Guilfoyle confirmed she was in contact with the White House about the the position and possible replacement of incumbent Sean Spicer. "I'm a patriot, and it would be an honor to serve the country," Guilfoyle said. "I think it'd be a fascinating job, it's a challenging job, and you need someone really determined and focused, a great communicator in there with deep knowledge to be able to handle that position."
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