James M. Dore, Esq.


Practice Areas

Civil Litigation, Guardianship, Family Law, Fiduciary Representation, Probate and Trust Administration, Estate Planning, Elder Law


J.D., University of Baltimore

B.A. – Government and Politics, University of Maryland at College Park

Bar and Court Admissions

Maryland Bar

Points of Distinction

A skilled litigator, legal researcher, and writer, Mr. Dore achieves optimal results for his clients through rigorous analysis of the facts and applicable law at issue in each client’s case, thorough communication and collaboration with his clients, and effective negotiation, litigation, and trial advocacy.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Maryland State Bar Association

Wealth Counsel

National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys

Advocates Trust

Previous Work

Prior to joining Elville and Associates, P.C., Mr. Dore practiced law in Maryland for over 15 years as both a sole practitioner and as partner with the firm of Neidig & Dore, LLC.  Mr. Dore’s practice areas included civil litigation, probate and estate planning, contract and business law, domestic law, real property – including commercial development and litigation, and appellate representation.

Mr. Dore previously served in legislative affairs in Annapolis as a member of the Governor’s staff and on behalf of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, and he is a proud veteran of the United States Navy.

James M. Dore, J.D.


Elville & Associates, P.C.

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