Pedro N. Assis

Pedro N. de Assis

South Dakota Trust and Estates Lawyer

My Story

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.

Position: Associate
Direct: (605) 357-1222
Email: [email protected]

Highlights

SiouxFalls.Business: From Brazil to Sioux Falls, Science to Law

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Davenport Evans Welcomes Pedro N. Assis

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....

Professional Experience

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP
Associate: 2023 – Present

KSB School of Law
Law Clerk: May 2021 – December 2021

Education

Federal University of Alfenas
(B.S., 2016)

University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law
(J.D., 2023)

Professional Memberships

Sioux Falls Estate Planning Council

Licensure

Admitted to Practice (State):
South Dakota, 2023

Accomplishments

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

Protecting what you’ve built.

Phone Numbers

Driving Directions

Davenport Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP

206 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101-1030