Mr. Cline's Biographical Data:

"AV Rated"   Highest Peer Reviewed Rating Available,



Practice Areas: 

Appeals;  Criminal Defense; Misdemeanor & Felony Defense;

Professional License Defense; Litigation; Rule 11 Sanctions.



1981, Supreme Court of Ohio;

1982, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio;

1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit;

1985, U.S. Supreme Court;

2000, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit;

2007, Western District of Michigan


Law School:

Ohio State University, J.D., 1981


College: Kent State University

B.A., Political Science, with honors, 1977

B.S., Criminal Justice, with honors, 1977

Bar Association Memberships:

Ohio State Bar Association;

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers;

Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers;

Central Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.


Military: (Retired)

Major, Ohio National Guard, Judge Advocate General's Corps.


Reported Cases:

State v. Cooper, 2007-Ohio-1186 (2007)

 State v. Eash, 110 Ohio St. 3d 1235 (2006)

 Butler Cty. Bar Assoc. v. Turner, 89 Ohio St. 3d 199 (2000)

United States v. Bentley, 29 F.3d 1073 (6th Cir. 1994)

United States v. Walker, 1 F.3d 423 (6th Cir. 1993)

Whitehall v. Moling, 40 Ohio App.3d 66 (1987)

Born: Columbus, Ohio

ISLN: 908335587



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