Pedro N. Assis
Pedro N. de Assis
South Dakota Trust and Estates Lawyer
Pedro Assis is a member of the Davenport Evans Trust & Trust Companies practice group. He is a native of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Pedro’s practice is focused on trust companies, estate planning, probate, trust administration, taxation, and corporate and business law.
Pedro received his bachelor’s degree in science and technology from the Federal University of Alfenas. During his undergraduate program, he also studied abroad at Dublin City University. He moved to South Dakota in 2016 and researched stem cells and rare diseases for three years. Pedro then graduated from the University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law and was an intern with the firm in 2022 before joining the team in 2023.
At USD, Pedro was a member of the Moot Court Board. He competed in national and regional tournaments. He also served as a research assistant.
Outside of work, Pedro enjoys coffee, playing video games, and spending time with family.
Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of a new attorney, Pedro N. Assis, to the firm. Pedro Assis is a member of the Davenport Evans Trust & Trust Companies practice group. He is a native of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil....
Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP
Associate: 2023 – Present
KSB School of Law
Law Clerk: May 2021 – December 2021
Federal University of Alfenas
University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law
Sioux Falls Estate Planning Council
Admitted to Practice (State):
South Dakota, 2023
Moot Court: Associate Member
Externship, South Dakota Supreme Court: Fall 2022
2nd place and best respondent brief in the Regional 72nd New York Moot Court Competition, Fall 2021
2nd best brief in the National 72nd New York Moot Court Competition, Spring 2022
3rd best brief in the 9th National Touro Law Center Moot Court Competition, Spring 2023
Alan Bogue Best Brief Award, Spring 2023
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