IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF KANSAS
In the Matter of JAMES A. CLINE,
ORDER OF REINSTATEMENT
On October 9, 2009, this court suspended the petitioner, James A. Cline, from the
practice of law in Kansas for a period of 3 years. See In re Cline, 289 Kan. 834, 217 P.3d
455 (2009). In its opinion, this court permitted the petitioner to seek reinstatement after
serving 1 year of the 3-year period of suspension.
Before reinstatement, the petitioner was required to pay the costs of the disciplinary
action, comply with Supreme Court Rule 218 (2010 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 370), and
otherwise comply with Supreme Court Rule 219 (2010 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 370).
On June 10, 2011, Cline filed a motion to suspend the remaining 2 years of the
suspension. After careful consideration, this court grants Cline's motion, suspends the
remaining period of suspension, and reinstates the petitioner to the practice of law in
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Cline be reinstated to the practice of law in the
state of Kansas conditioned upon his compliance with the annual continuing legal
education requirements and upon his payment of all fees required by the Clerk of the
Appellate Courts and the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission. Upon the
report to the Clerk of the Appellate Courts that the petitioner has complied with the annual
continuing legal education requirements and has paid the fees required by the Clerk of the
Appellate Courts and the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission, the Clerk is
directed to enter petitioner's name upon the roster of attorneys engaged in the practice of
law in Kansas.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that this order of reinstatement for James A. Cline
shall be published in the Kansas Reports.
Dated this 22nd day of June, 2011.