Protecting Your Rights. Defending Your Freedom.

A Practice Built On A History Of Strong Defense

Andrews Law Office, LLC, was founded in Rapid City, South Dakota, in 2018 by criminal defense attorney and civil litigator Paul J. AndrewsFor more than 30 years, Paul has skillfully defended individuals against criminal charges, resolved business disputesand faced securities regulation and litigation head-on.  

Prior to founding his private defense firm, Paul was a partner in the Boston law firm of Denner Pellegrino LLP, where he was involved in several high-profile criminal and civil cases in Massachusetts and elsewhere. For four years in a row, he has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers (2016–2019), an award based on strong peer recognition and professional achievement — a distinction given to only the top 5% of lawyers in each state.

Learn more about attorney Paul J. Andrews.

Attorney Paul J. Andrews

Paul J. Andrews

Establishing a Strong Defense For Criminal Charges

In private practice, this firm represents individuals and companies in a wide variety of cases that have dire consequences for personal records and reputations. These many felony and misdemeanor charges include: 
  • Drug possession and trafficking 
  • Domestic violence
  • Drunk driving
  • Theft 

If you’ve been charged with a crime similar to these and require a strong defense, seek the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney to represent you and fight for your rights.

Experienced Litigator For Business Fraud And White Collar Crimes

This firm also represents individuals and companies in a wide variety of federal and state civil matters, including business litigation, civil RICO cases, alleged violations of consumer protection laws, civil and criminal tax investigations, regulatory agency investigations, civil rights violations, legal malpractice and Bar disciplinary investigations. Additional white collar crimes and business disputes which Andrews helps litigate in state or federal court include: 


  • Computer crimes 
  • Securities fraud 
  • Mortgage fraud 
  • Bank fraud and bribery 
  • Telemarketing fraud 
  • Tax fraud 
  • Regulatory fraud 
  • Asset forfeiture 
  • Money laundering

Founded By A Former DOJ Fraud Attorney

Attorney Paul Andrews was a Trial Attorney with the United States Department of Justice for over 12 years. He served in the Criminal Division and Fraud Section prosecuting various white-collar crimes throughout the United States. During this time, his many cases included bankruptcy fraud, money laundering, mail and wire fraud, government procurement fraud, along with obstruction of justice and perjury. As a member of the New England Bank Fraud Task Force based in Boston, he successfully prosecuted numerous unlawful bank officers and directors.

Turn to attorney Paul Andrews for a committed defense. Schedule a free consultation by calling 605-638-9728​ or submitting a message here.