Andrew Poole

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Duluth, MN

LaCourse, Poole & Envall, P.A.
 | 130 West Superior Street, Suite 430, US Bank Building
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: 218-727-5384
Fax: 218-727-5385
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (90%),
  • Family Law (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

As the founder of Poole Law Office PLLC, Andrew Poole is committed to representing clients in Duluth, Minnesota. He focuses his practice on criminal law defense, handling the following matters: homicide, kidnapping and stalking, criminal sexual conduct, assault, domestic assault, harassment and restraining orders, solicitation and prostitution, arson, burglary, theft and shoplifting, drug sale and possession, driving while impaired, and hit-and-runs. Mr. Poole also handles cases involving military law, student crimes, trespassing, criminal damage, disorderly conduct, obstruction and resisting arrest, probation violations, vehicle forfeiture and expungement.

In 2007, Mr. Poole received a Bachelor of Arts in economics and Spanish from Minnesota State University, Mankato. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor in 2010 from the William Mitchell College of Law. While in law school, he served as editor of the school’s Law Raza Journal of Law and Diversity.

Starting his career with the public defender’s office, Mr. Poole gained valuable experience protecting the rights of those accused of committing a crime. Using strict attention to detail and aggressive representation, Mr. Poole routinely obtains dismissals and reduced charges for his clients. For his successes, he holds an Avvo “Superb” rating; he has been named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100; and the American Society of Legal Advocates has listed him in its Top 40 Lawyers Under 40.

An active participant in the legal community, Mr. Poole holds memberships with the Minnesota State Bar Association’s New Lawyers Section, the National Association for Public Defense and the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Additionally, he serves as a defense attorney for the St. Louis County Adult Drug Court; he is a commissioner with the City of Duluth’s Charter Commission; and he serves in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps as a Trial Defense Counsel.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (90%)

Family Law (10%)


top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

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About Andrew Poole

Admitted: 2010, Minnesota

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Honors and Awards:

  • Avvo Client's Choice - 2016, Client's Choice, Avvo, 2016
  • Superb Rating, Clients' Choice,, 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Recognition of Outstanding and Dedicated Service, William Mitchell College of Law, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Defense Attorney, South St. Louis County Drug Court Team, 2013
  • President, 11th District Bar Association's New Lawyers Section, 2013
  • Commissioner, Duluth City Charter Commission, 2013
  • Member, University of Minnesota ROTC Alumni Association
  • Member, Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Minnesota Bar Association
  • Supreme Court of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Order for Protection, dismissed at the conclusion of trial, 2014
  • Fifth Degree Possession, dismissed, 2014
  • Domestic Assault, dismissed prior to trial, 2014
  • Domestic Assault, dimissed prior to trial, 2013
  • Posession of a synthetic cannibinoid, dimissed after challenging probable cause, 2013
  • Prostitution, dimissed after arguing client's due process rights were violated, 2013
  • Felony Fifth Degree Possession of a Controlled Substance - Not Guilty Verdict, 2016
  • Felony Fifth Degree Possession of a Controlled Substance - Not Guilty Verdict, 2016

Educational Background:

  • The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School, JAG; Honors: Commandant's List; Top 20%
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato; BA Spanish and Economics; Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Deans List
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Office Location for Andrew Poole

130 West Superior Street
Suite 430, US Bank Building
Duluth, MN 55802

Phone: 218-727-5384

Fax: 218-727-5385


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Last Updated: 2/15/2018

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