Amy Fellows Cline


Ms. Cline is experienced in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, including contract, oil and gas, employment, construction (both residential and commercial), and consumer protection disputes. Ms. Cline represents landowners and independent oil and gas companies in disputes before the Kansas Corporation Commission and courts across Kansas. She has also advised municipalities on oil and gas leasing and utility issues. She commonly represents employers and employees in unemployment, wage, and discrimination disputes before the Kansas Department of Labor, Kansas Human Rights Commission, and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as well as in non-compete and trade secret disputes in Kansas courts.

Ms. Cline has handled numerous jury and bench trials in Kansas state and federal courts, as well as evidentiary hearings before the Kansas Corporation Commission, Kansas Department of Labor, and arbitration forums. She also has significant experience appearing before the Kansas Court of Appeals and Kansas Supreme Court.

Admitted to practice

  • Kansas, 2000
  • United States District Court, District of Kansas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Education

  • University of Kansas School of Law (J.D. 2000)
  • Wichita State University (B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1997)

Professional Honors & Activities

  • Kansas Bar Association
    • Young Lawyer of the Year Award, 2006
    • Young Lawyers & Litigation Sections, former Chair
  • Kansas Bar Foundation
    • Robert K. Weary Award, 2020
    • Board of Trustees, 2013-2020 & Past President
  • Kansas Women Attorneys Association
    • District Representative, 2008-present
    • 25th Annual Conference, Program Chair, 2014
  • Wichita Bar Association
    • President's Award, 2012
    • Civil Practice Committee Chair, 2011-2014
  • Wichita Women Attorneys Association
    • Louise Maddox Award, 2017
  • Wesley E. Brown Inn of Court
    • Executive Committee, 2010-2011
  • Wichita Business Journal
    • Women in Business honoree, 2016
    • "40 under 40" honoree, 2008
  • Wichita Chamber of Commerce
    • Graduate of 2004 Leadership Class

Community Involvement

  • Kansas University School of Law Board of Governors, 2018-present
  • Friends of the Great Plans Nature Center, Board of Directors, 2017-present
  • Kansas Legal Services Board of Directors, 2010-2016, Past President
  • Wichita Salvation Army Homeless Services Advisory Council Board Member, 2008-2018
  • Pro Bono Representation of indigent plaintiffs in Sedgwick County Protection From Abuse / Protection From Stalking matters
  • Worked with groups of foster care teens to develop advocacy skills at a Workshop for Foster Care Teens put on by the Kansas Appleseed Center for Law & Justice

Articles/Seminars/Publications

  • Ms. Cline has presented numerous seminars to attorneys for continuing legal education credit, as well as in-house employee training, community seminars for seniors, and seminars for the Wichita Chamber of Commerce, Wichita Independent Business Association, Wichita Desk & Derrick Club, and professional conferences on a variety of legal issues. She also authored an article on the Kansas Consumer Protection Act which was published in the KBA Journal in 2005.