John G. Dundas

John G. Dundas

Peoria, Illinois

Since 2000, Mr. Dundas has represented and assisted individuals, banks, trusts & estates, insurance companies, municipalities, and businesses in a variety of  legal matters. 

Mr. Dundas has represented clients in trial and appellate courts in both state and federal litigation on issues including contractual and business disputes, insurance defense, trust and estate litigation, secured debts, ERISA, personal injuries, property disputes, construction litigation, forcible entry and detainer, foreclosures, and employment litigation.  He has also represented petitioners and respondents in Workers Compensation matters before the Illinois Workers Compensation Commission, and at the state trial and appellate courts. 

Mr. Dundas has assisted individuals, partnerships, corporations, and trusts & estates with the preparation of tax returns, and has represented clients taxation matters with the Internal Revenue Service, the Illinois Department of Revenue, the Iowa Department of Revenue, and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
He has also assisted clients  in the formation of business entities, contract drafting and review, and obtaining and defending liquor licenses.  Mr. Dundas also provides estate planning services for clients.
In addition to his legal work, Mr. Dundas serves on the Board of Directors for Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois.

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Civil Litigation
  • 10% Taxation
  • 10% Trusts & Estates
  • 10% Workers Compensation
  • 5% Corporate/Business/ERISA
  • 5% ERISA

Litigation Percentage

  • 60% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 2009


  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois
    • J.D. cum laude - 2000
    • Honors: Harno Scholar
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign, Urbana, Illinois
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1997
    • Major: Teaching of Social Studies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Peoria County Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois, Board of Directors, 2014 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Tax Preparation