Andrew L. Askew
Andrew focuses his practice on civil and commercial litigation, real estate law and general business representations. Andrew also maintains a legislative lobbying and government relations practice. He is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of North Dakota.
Prior to law school, Andrew obtained degrees in Business Management and English from Saint Cloud State University and the University of North Dakota.
Andrew graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Law cum laude, and served as the Outside Articles Editor for the North Dakota Law Review. In addition to participating in the law school’s internal moot court competition and many student organizations, he was selected as a legislative intern for the Senate Agriculture and Industry, Business, and Labor Committees. After law school, he served as law clerk to Justice Dale V. Sandstrom of the North Dakota Supreme Court.
Currently, Andrew serves as the North Dakota’s Young Lawyer Division Delegate to the American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates, as program director for the Bruce M. Van Sickle Inn of Court, and as a board member of a local non-profit. He is a proud native of Devils Lake, North Dakota.
- University of North Dakota School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2014)
- University of North Dakota (B.A., 2011)
- Saint Cloud State University (B.S., 2010)
- United States District Court, District of North Dakota (2015)
- North Dakota (2014)
Recognition, Activities + Memberships
- Super Lawyers, Great Plains Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2017
- Young Lawyer Division Delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates (2016)
- Joint Law School/ SBAND Committee, Member (2015)
- North Dakota Lobbyist Association, Member (2015)
- Judge Bruce M. Van Sickle Inn of Court, Program Director (2015)
- North Dakota Defense Lawyers Association, Treasurer (2015)
- Big Muddy Bar Association, Member (2014)
- Law Clerk to the Honorable Dale V. Sandstrom, Justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court (2014-2015)
- North Dakota Bar Foundation Outstanding Note/Case Comment (2013)
- Senator Byron L. Dorgan (Washington, D.C.), Intern
Articles + Publications
- Note, iEthics: How Cloud Computing Has Affected the Professional Rules of Responsibility, 88 N.D. L. REV. 453 (2012)
- Case Comment, Environment Law—Endangered Species: Interpreting the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and Its Prohibitions Against the “Taking” of Protected Birds, 88 N.D. L. REV. 843 (2012).