John C. Bush

Contact me: [email protected] (563) 344 4900 (Ext 114)

John C. Bush is a member owner in the the law firm of Bush, Motto, Creen, Koury & Halligan, P.L.C. and is licensed to practice law in Iowa, Illinois and Texas.

John practiced law for 30 years in Dallas, Texas and has returned home to Iowa to finish his career with oldest brother and mentor, Michael K. Bush. Mr. John Bush's practice will continue to focus on representing those who have been injured through the negligence or intentional misconduct of others. In addition, Mr. Bush regularly represents clients in contractual and insurance related disputes. Mr. Bush has received the highest AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell rating service for highest ethical standards and legal ability.

When he isn't at work, John participates in bar and civic activities and enjoys youth coaching. For twelve years, he served as a member of the Board of Directors and as President of Hearts and Hammers, a nonprofit organization which refurbishes homes for the elderly and disabled. Since that time, John continues to be involved in charitable and civic activities. John and his wife, Donna have four wonderful children and are active members at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Davenport, Iowa.

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Personal Injury Law – Board Certified, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

o    Texas, 1985

o    U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas

o    U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1985

o    U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

o    U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1985

o    U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Texas

o    U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Texas

o    U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Texas

o    U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Texas


  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
  • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1985
  • Honors: Dean's List, Creighton School of Law
  • Law Review: Creighton School of Law, Bar Review Member and

Assistant Editor

  • B.S.B.A., Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – 1982
  • Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dallas Bar Association, Member
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Texas Trial Lawyer's Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • The Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocated Forum

Areas of Practice

  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Accidents
  • Injuries To Children
  • Burn Injuries
  • Brain Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Insurance Disputes

Our Mission Statement

We will work hard to earn your trust and loyalty through our commitment to you and your case, by our work ethic, our experience and resources, our deep commitment to obtain justice and our honest ethical approach.