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Judge H. Suzanne McGraw

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Thirteenth Family Court Circuit (Raleigh, Summers, and Wyoming Counties)

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Family Court Judge H. Suzanne McGraw was born and raised in Wyoming County. She has a 1988 bachelor’s degree in history and economics from Concord College and a 1991 law degree from Wake Forest Law School, where she won the American Jurisprudence Award for Trial Advocacy.

In 1999 she was appointed a Family Law Master and in 2001 then-Gov. Bob Wise appointed her to the bench in the Thirteenth Family Court Circuit (Raleigh and Wyoming Counties). She was elected in 2002. In 2008 and 2016 she was re-elected to a circuit that also included Summers County.

Judge McGraw was in private practice from 1991 to 1999 in Pineville; Beckley; Charleston; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Washington, D.C.

Previously she has served as a Girl Scout leader and a member of the Young Lawyer Division of the American Association for Justice. She has been a life-long member of the Methodist Church.

Judge McGraw is married to Andrew Dimlich, and they have two children.