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Judge Andrew Dimlich

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Tenth Judicial Circuit (Raleigh County)

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Judge Dimlich was elected in May 2016 to a new seat in the Tenth Judicial Circuit (Raleigh County). His term began January 1, 2017.

Judge Dimlich was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and raised in Centerville, Ohio. He has a 1988 bachelor’s degree in business from Indiana University and a 1992 law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law.

He began his legal career as an associate at the law firm Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown and Poe. He managed civil litigation and defense cases. From 1996 to 1997 he served as an Assistant West Virginia Attorney General and was counsel for all of the state’s public colleges and universities. From 1999 to his election he was an Assistant Raleigh County Prosecutor.

He received the Champion of Children Award from the Child Advocacy Center in 2013.

He is a member of the United Methodist Temple in Beckley. He is an assistant coach to his children's sports teams and to the United Methodist Temple Upward Basketball Team. He has worked with the Big Brother program in Charleston.

He and his wife, Family Court Judge Suzanne McGraw, have twins who are seniors at Woodrow Wilson High School.