Top Attorney – Douglas D. Mustain

Galesburg, IL WW/Press/January 17, 2020 – Douglas D. Mustain, Attorney with Mustain Law Office was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2020-2021 edition by The Who’s Whos Directories.

Mustain Law Office is a firm serving Galesburg, Illinois in a wide range of legal matters including personal injury, wrongful death, commercial litigation, commercial transactions, wills & probate, litigation, real estate, sports and entertainment. Founding attorney Douglas Mustain gives personal attention to each of his clients. He believes that his clients deserve the highest-quality representation with successful results.

Douglas D. Mustain has been practicing law since 1974. He is admitted to practice law in the state of Iowa and Illinois; U.S. District Court (Central District Illinois), 1974; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 1980; U.S. Supreme Court, 1986. Mr. Mustain, who served in the U.S. Army, founded his firm with a strong tradition of service to his community and country. His practice handles General Civil, Federal and Trial Practice cases.

Before starting his own firm, Mr. Mustain was a law clerk with Shulman, Phelan, Tucker, Boyle & Mullin in Iowa City, Iowa, from  1972-1974, associate with Stuart, Neagle & West, Galesburg, Illinois, 1974-1976, partner with West, Neagle & Williamson, 1977-1989, and partner, Mustain Lindstrom & Henson, Galesburg, Illinois, 1989 2009.

Mr. Mustain received a J.D., with distinction, from the University of Iowa, 1974, B.S. from the University of Illinois, 1971 and attended Knox College, Murray State University, 1964. He is a member of the Member Knox County Bar Association. (president, 1980-1982), the American Bar Association (commercial litigation committee, 1981-2003), Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Mustain was honored with the Outstanding Senior Award, College of Commerce, from the University of Illinois, 1971, He served to SP5 in the U.S. Army, 1966-1969, served in Republic of South Vietnam, decorated with Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; member of Phi Delta Kappa, received the Outstanding Citizen Award, 1988, Rotary Service Above Self Award 1993 & 2004, Chamber of Commerce and the Thomas P. Herring Award.

Active in the Community, Mr. Mustain was an instructor teaching real estate law at Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Illinois 1977- 1981, former Chairperson, Citizens Referendum committees, Galesburg, Illinois 1983, 1987 & 1988; former Board of Directors, YMCA, Galesburg, Illinois, 1983-1989; was a Youth Soccer Coach, Galesburg, Illinois, 1980-1998 and 2006-2009; former member of Board of Directors of the Cottage Hospital Care Corporation, Galesburg, Illinois, 1984-1989; former Trustee of First United Presbyterian Church, Galesburg, Illinois, 1984; former commissioner, of the Galesburg Public Transportation Commission, Galesburg, Illinois, 1985-1993; former president of the Galesburg Public School Foundation, Galesburg, Illinois, 1987-1994, director 1987 – present, which in partnership with the Knox County NAACP formed and oversee a student mentorship program at Galesburg High School 2014-present, pro bono legal work for Orpheum Theatre, Carver Center, Galesburg Railroad Days, Stearman Fly-In, GREDA and other non-profit organizations.

Mr. Mustain is married to Sharon L. Tegarden, they have 6 children, Kristi Kaye, Kari Dee, Kenton Douglas, Kyle Robert, Kirk Stephen, and Kali Elizabeth.

The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.

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