Nonprofit Advocate, Coach, and Mentor

Madore Law partners with nonprofits and social enterprises to provide full-service representation, fractional general counsel services, and consulting services on a full range of nonprofit and tax-exempt legal and non-legal issues, such as formation, federal and state exemptions, governance, charitable solicitation and registration, compliance and ethics, policies and procedures, technology reviews, and leadership and program development.  With over 17 years of serving in various capacities in the nonprofit sector, we intimately understand the unique legal and business needs of socially-conscious organizations.

If you are a seasoned organization looking for someone with a fresh perspective, or a growing organization looking for guidance and expertise, or someone considering starting a nonprofit and you have more questions than answers, we are here for you.  Grounded in the nationally recognized Standards for Excellence® program, our collaborative approach addresses real-world needs and delivers solutions that have lasting benefits.  Let’s work together to achieve your mission and vision.

What We Can Do For You

Madore Law is a one-stop shop for your organization.  We provide legal, administrative, training, technology, and consulting services.


Assistance with incorporation, documents, exemptions, and charitable solicitation registration


Full complement of transactional services, such as contracts, document review, and mediation


Consulting for operations, volunteers, fundraising, strategic planning, technology, and more

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Kristopher C. Madore

Advocate, Coach, Mediator, Mentor, Standards for Excellence® Licensed Consultant

Kristopher is a solo practitioner looking to form long-term relationships with clients that value having a knowledgeable and experienced advisor on their side.  With over 17 years of experience serving the nonprofit sector in various capacities, he intimately understands the unique needs of socially conscious organizations.  He is a passionate advocate, coach, mentor, and consultant for his clients at all stages of the nonprofit life cycle, beginning with entity formation and applications for federal and state tax exemptions.  His practice helps nonprofits navigate the myriad issues that they face, whether legal or non-legal, including compliance, volunteer management, board development, technology, strategic planning, and operations.  His practice aims to be a one-stop shop for all his clients’ needs.  Because much of his practice is not technically legal work, Kristopher welcomes clients from across the United States.

Bar Admissions

Maryland #1712140019, 2017

District of Columbia #888325214, 2019

Pennsylvania #33025, 2023


Legal Education

University of Baltimore School of Law, 2017

  • J.D. with Business Concentration
  • Community Development Clinic
  • MSBA-UB Business Law Clerkship Program
  • Mediation Training pursuant to Maryland Title 17
Other Education and Certifications

Community College of Baltimore County, 2022

  • Certificate in Accounting

National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives, 2022

  • Certified Nonprofit Consultant

BoardSource, 2022

  • Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), 2021

  • Not-For-Profit Certificate I
  • Not-For-Profit Certificate II

Cornell University, 2021

  • Certificate in Financial Management for Nonprofits

Community College of Baltimore County, 2021

  • Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Standards for Excellence® Institute, 2020

  • Licensed Consultant

Colorado Technical University, 2010

  • M.S. in Management with Information Technology Management Concentration
  • M.B.A. with Technology Management Concentration
  • Certificates in Project Management, Database Management, Networking and Telecommunications, and Systems Analysis and Integration

Carroll Community College, 2005

  • Certificate in Volunteer Program Management

AmeriCorps Service with Volunteer Maryland, 2005

University of Southern California, 2002

  • B.A. in International Relations, Minor in Architecture



News & Updates

Posts about the goings on at Madore Law and in the nonprofit industry.


Standards for Excellence®

Information about the Standards for Excellence Institute®Standards for Excellence®: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector, and Kristopher’s involvement as a Licensed Consultant.

Tools and Assessments

Posts about our tools and assessments to help you and your organization.

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