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Amy Fellows Cline

Judge Amy Fellows Cline

appointed 2020

Judge

Video: Judge Cline's swearing-in ceremony (2-26-21)

Judge Amy Fellows Cline joined the court after a 20-year career as a litigator, handling civil, criminal, and administrative law matters in state and federal courts. She represented clients in trial courts across Kansas, as well as before appellate courts, the Kansas Corporation Commission, Kansas Department of Labor, Kansas Human Rights Commission, and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. 
 

Current term

Appointed to the court by Governor Laura Kelly in 2020. Confirmed by the Senate in 2021.

 

Previous professional experience

2004–21, attorney, Triplett Woolf Garretson, Wichita

2000–04, attorney, Fleeson Gooing Coulson & Kitch, Wichita

 

Education

University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 2000

Wichita State University, B.A. magna cum laude, political science, 1997

 

Professional memberships and activities

University of Kansas School of Law Board of Governors, since 2018

Kansas Bar Foundation president, 2018

Kansas Legal Services president, 2014 and 2015

Kansas Bar Association

  • Past chair of Litigation Section

  • Past member of Board of Governors

  • Past president of Young Lawyers 

  • Past chair of Young Lawyers Statewide Mock Trial Program

Wichita Bar Association

  • Past chair of Civil Practice Committee

  • Past chair of Law Day and Membership Committee

  • Past president of Young Lawyers 

Kansas Women Attorneys Association

  • Past district representative

  • Program chair for 25th annual conference, 2014

Wesley E. Brown Inn of Court Executive Committee, 2010–2011

 

Awards and honors

Kansas Bar Foundation Robert K. Weary Award, 2020 

Wichita Women Attorneys Association Louise Mattox Award, 2017 

Wichita Business Journal Women in Business Honoree, 2016 

Wichita Bar Association President’s Award, 2012 

Wichita Business Journal “40 Under 40” Honoree, 2008 

Kansas Bar Association Young Lawyer of the Year Award, 2006 

 

Community, civic, and charitable activities

Friends of the Great Plains Nature Center Board of Directors, since 2017

Wichita Salvation Army Homeless Services Advisory Council, 2008–2018

Wichita Chamber of Commerce, 2004 Leadership Wichita Class

Girl Scouts of the Heartland volunteer

 

Additional information

Judge Cline grew up in Valley Center, where she currently lives with her family.

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