Aviation Law. Christopher Andrews has experience in assisting attorneys in a variety of aviation law cases. He has assisted lead counsel in FAA enforcement actions of different types, helping defend professional aviators in these cases. Christopher is well-versed in utilizing the NTSB decisions database to find applicable NTSB board decisions in defending pilot certificate actions. Christopher also has obtained an LL.M. in International Aviation Law, which he completed in the International Aviation Law Institute at the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois. While at DePaul, he completed extensive course work in aviation law, including courses on Domestic Aircraft Accident litigation, International Aircraft Accident Investigation, International Aircraft Financing, and Public International Aviation Law. While at DePaul he was a member of the team that represented DePaul in the International Air Law Moot Court Competition (sponsored by International Institute of Air and Space Law of Leiden University in the Netherlands). At the competition In Jakarta, Indonesia, he was awarded with Best Oral Argument: Applicant. Christopher has devoted his life from a young age to understanding Aircraft Accident Investigation, Aviation, and Aviation Law. He is currently working toward obtaining his Private Pilots License.


Probate, Family Law, and Mediation. While In Law School, Christopher completed an extensive course on Mediation and has successfully mediated a client divorce. He also interned for the Honorable Judge Craig Block in the Iowa Courts Fifth Circuit: Probate Division. While interning for Judge Block, Christopher was exposed to a wide variety of family law and probate issues. 

Admitted to Practice

  • Missouri


Professional Courses

  • NTSB Investigations: What Legal Professionals Need to Know (course by the NTSB)


Academics

  • DePaul University College of Law (LL.M. International Aviation Law)
  • Drake University Law School (J.D.)
  • Missouri State University (B.S. General Business)


Publications

  • Co-Author: Andrews CP, Pezalla C. United Airlines: A Study in Airline Passenger Rights. Lawyer Pilots Bar Association Journal, Vol. XL, No. 3 Fall 2018. Pp. 26-27.


Professional and Community Activities

  • International Air and Transportation Safety Bar Association-Member, International Aviation Moot Court Committee
  • Lawyer Pilots Bar Association-Member
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Springfield (Missouri) Metropolitan Bar Association​



Christopher Andrews

Christopher Andrews

Attorney

Direct: 206.612.7938
Fax: 206.420.5369