Dustan J. Cross

Agriculture Law & Agribusiness

Dustan J. Cross


Dustan is an experienced trial lawyer as well as a trusted advisor for his individual, financial, and agribusiness clients in Minnesota, Iowa, and throughout the Midwest. Graduating with highest honors from the University of Iowa College of Law, and serving as the Senior Articles Editor for the Iowa Law Review, Dustan began his career with Gislason & Hunter LLP, and has worked there ever since.

Dustan is an AV-Rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell. He has been rated a Super Lawyer for the past eight years. He has tried multiple jury, court, and arbitration cases, as well as maintaining a vibrant corporate and transactional practice.

Dustan currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Citizens Bank Minnesota and its holding company, Citizens Bancorporation of New Ulm, Inc. He is a member of the American Agricultural Law Association, the American Bar Association’s Agricultural and Corporate Litigation Sections, and past president of the Ninth District Bar Association, New Ulm Library Board, New Ulm Country Club, and the New Ulm Economic Development Corporation.


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