Amy Fellows Cline Starts Term as Kansas Bar Foundation President
Friday, June 29, 2018
Posted by: Meg Wickham
Amy Fellows Cline, a partner in the Wichita law firm of Triplett Woolf Garretson, LLC, was sworn in as president of the Kansas Bar Foundation on Thursday, June 14 during its board of trustees meeting in Overland Park. She succeeds the Honorable Evelyn Z. Wilson, who will remain on the board as immediate past president.
Cline has been a member of the Kansas Bar Foundation’s Board of Trustees since 2013. She is also an active member of the Kansas Bar Association and received the KBA Young Lawyer of the Year Award in 2006. She currently serves on the University of Kansas School of Law Board of Governors.
Cline earned her bachelor’s degree from Wichita State University and her juris doctorate from the University of Kansas School of Law. She 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 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 and 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.
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The Kansas Bar Foundation was established in 1957 and is housed in the Robert L. Gernon Law Center in Topeka. The Foundation funds charitable and educational projects that foster the welfare, honor and integrity of the legal system by improving its accessibility, equality and uniformity. www.ksbar.org/kbf
About the Kansas Bar Foundation
For over 60 years, the Kansas Bar Foundation has funded opportunities for the citizens of Kansas for charitable and educational projects that foster the welfare, honor and integrity of the legal system by improving its accessibility, equality and uniformity, and by enhancing the public opinion of the role of lawyers in our society. Since 1984, with funding from Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts, the Foundation has awarded more than $4 million in grants to provide legal services to those who cannot afford them and for law related educational programs. www.ksbar.org/kbf