John K. Kline

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Ann Arbor, MI

Kline Legal Group, P.L.C.
 | 483 Little Lake Drive, Suite 200
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Phone: 734-302-7274
Fax: 734-302-7222
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009, 2014
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    John K. Kline is the founder of Kline Legal Group P.L.C., located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Focusing his practice primarily on litigation in the areas of family law, personal injury, construction disputes, and wrongful death.  Mr. Kline provides representation to clients who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties or are facing situations in which the other party is making serious misrepresentations regarding facts or finances. Mr. Kline also has extensive family law experience in cases involving divorcing spouses that need to value and divide a family business or figure out difficult alimony / spousal support calculations. As a certified mediator, he handles many of his family law matters through the form of alternative dispute resolution, but he is ready and willing to take the case to court if the situation warrants.

    As an undergraduate, Mr. Kline attended Kalamazoo College and received a Bachelor of Arts in biology in 1986. After spending several years as a sales representative for a well-known pharmaceutical company, he decided to pursue his legal education and enrolled at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit. While there, he was an assistant editor of the Wayne Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1995. After graduation, Mr. Kline was an associate at another Ann Arbor law firm before founding his current one in 2001. Admitted to practice before all Michigan state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

    The successful outcomes that Mr. Kline has been able to obtain for his family law clients and personal injury clients have earned him the respect of his fellow attorneys. A recipient of a "Superb" (10 out of 10) review rating through Avvo, he has also been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial lawyers.  He has also received the Top 10 Nationally Ranked Attorney Award from the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. Mr. Kline is active in the Washtenaw County Bar Association and is a Director at Large.  He is also a Sustaining Member in the Michigan Association for Justice. 

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Family Law
    • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 20%Construction Litigation: Consumer
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents


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    Super Lawyers: 2009, 2014

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    About John Kline

    Admitted: 1995, Michigan

    Professional Webpage:


    • Annual Award from National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Top 10 Nationally Ranked Attorney Award from the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys , National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2019

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Collaborative Divorce Practice Training Certificate from the Collaborative Practice Institute of Michigan, 2019
    • Trained Mediator in Michigan, 2019
    • Family Law, ICLE Family Law Certificate Program, 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1995
    • Michigan, 1995
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1997

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Washtenaw County Bar Association, Director At Large, 2020
    • State Bar of Michigan Pro Bono Circle of Excellence award, 2019
    • Kenyan Urithi Education Fund, President, 2008 - Present, 2019
    • Ann Arbor First United Methodist Church, Trustee, 2005 - Present, 2019
    • President Ann Arbor Home Owners Association, 2019

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:


    • Dubin v. Fincher, Unpublished at 2018 WL 3746815 - An appeal regarding child custody and parenting time. Kline Legal Group represented Appellee father who prevailed.  , 2018
    • Loutts v. Loutts, No. 318468, Slip Opinion for Publication, Mich. Ct. of Appeals,  February 10, 2015.
    • Loutts v. Loutts, 298 Mich App 21., 2012

    Educational Background:

    • Kalamazoo College, B.A. 1986, Biology Major

    Industry Groups

    • Construction
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    Office Location for John K. Kline

    483 Little Lake Drive
    Suite 200
    Ann Arbor, MI 48103

    Phone: 734-302-7274

    Fax: 734-302-7222

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