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Tina Yost is an attorney who has dedicated her career to families and children and is the best person to be elected to serve as our next
family court judge.

Tina Yost Family

Tina Stands For

  • Excellence in public service
  • Fair, impartial treatment of litigants
  • A problem-solving approach
  • Creative resolutions to conflicts
  • Collaboration of community resources
  • Crisis prevention
  • Timely and efficient docket management


  • Bachelor of Arts, Albion College
  • Juris Doctorate, Wayne State University

20 Years of Experience

  • Legal Aid and private practice
  • 37th Circuit Court hearing referee
  • Calhoun County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney managing domestic relations unit
  • Trained mediator


  • Married to Gerald Johnson
  • Two children at home: Arianna, 5, and Elayna, 1½ Step-daughter, Chantilly , 23


  • S.A.F.E. Place Board of Directors
  • Battle Creek Rotary Club
  • Relay for Life
  • Battle Creek Junior League
  • Women of Impact of Greater Battle Creek
  • Community Fatherhood Board of Directors
  • Member of Crossroad Church and Ministries, Marshall


  • Council Member, Family Law Section, State Bar of Michigan
  • Calhoun County Bar Association Board of Directors and Past President
  • American Indian Law Section, Executive Board, State Bar of Michigan
  • Legislative Committee and Court Rules Committee, State Bar of Michigan