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.

He is an AV-Rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell and has been rated a Super Lawyer for the past eight years. Dustan 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. Dustan also has memberships with the New Ulm Library Board, New Ulm Country Club and the New Ulm Economic Development Corporation.


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