About Judge Dimkoff

Graydon Dimkoff is a family man for Family Court:

With recent changes in our court system, the Probate Judge in Newaygo County is also known as the Family Court Judge. This position is a division of Circuit Court, and handles most matters related to children and families. Judge Dimkoff understands the joys and challenges of raising a family in today's rapidly changing culture.

Read about Judge Dimkoff's experience, qualifications and extensive record of community service in the "Professional Experience" section.

The Dimkoff Family
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Graydon and Jennie Dimkoff married in 1970, and after completing law school and his tour of duty with the US Army, they moved to Fremont, where he opened his practice of law at 9 E. Main Street in 1976. They have now been married for over 35 years. Jennie is an author, a motivational speaker and biblical storyteller, and she is the founder of Storyline Ministries, Inc. She serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for Cornerstone University and the Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, and she also serves locally on the public relations committee for Gerber Memorial Hospital. You can visit her website at www.storylineministries.com. (Jennie is the daughter of Pastor Clyde and Pauline Afman.)

Amber Joy, 27, attended Fremont Christian Elementary School and graduated from Fremont Public High School in 1997. She then attended the University of Michigan, where she earned her BA in 2001. After graduation she moved to Baltimore, MD, where she worked as an inner-city teacher with Teach for America for two years. After earning her Masters degree at Johns Hopkins University, she completed a four month internship with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, and today is the Education Manager at Spivey Hall, a performing arts center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Josh, 23, attended Fremont Christian Elementary and Middle Schools and graduated from Fremont Public High School in 2001. He earned his BA from the University of Michigan in 2005 and is currently in his second year at Ave Maria Law School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In 2004 Josh served as a summer intern for Congresswoman Candice Miller in Washington, DC, and in 2006 as an intern for Michigan Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth Weaver.