Born and raised in Dauphin County, PA, Judge Curcillo graduated from Central Dauphin High School before attending Dickinson College. She graduated from Delaware Law School of Widener College in 1987. Judge Curcillo immediately entered the Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office where she made a career prosecuting domestic violence crimes, and sexual violence against women a priority. She was a Deputy District Attorney from 1987-1994 and a Chief Deputy District Attorney from 1994-2009. While a District Attorney, she was also an instructor at the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission. In 2009, she was elected Judge of the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas. Her current assignments include criminal court, adoptions, and emergency guardianships.

Judge Curcillo is married to Joseph A. Curcillo, III, Esq. and together they have two wonderful daughters. She is a member of Holy Name of Jesus Parish.