Qualified and Experienced Professionalism

Nicole S. Dandridge
Attorney at Law

Direct Dial: (305) 401-7638
JD, Government and Public Interest Concentration, University of Baltimore School of Law
BA, Economics, Michigan State University

The Dandridge Firm, PLC was founded by Nicole S. Dandridge in 2003.  Ms. Dandridge’s current and prior legal experience shows a distinct track record which reflects her commitment to providing exemplary legal service to nonprofit organizations and for-profit businesses alike.  Her practice areas include Nonprofit Tax Exemption and Trademark & Copyright Law.

Ms. Dandridge is the former Founding Director of the Michigan State University College of Law Small Business & Nonprofit Clinic, where she was responsible for teaching and supervising law students who provided legal services for business and nonprofit clients. She also instructs a wide range of legal business seminars, including Business and Nonprofit Organization Formation, Obtaining and Complying with Nonprofit Tax Exempt Status, and Trademark & Copyright 101.

Her past experience includes serving as In-House Counsel for an Economic Development Coalition in Miami, FL, where she assisted entrepreneurs with business transactions, including entity formation; negotiation, review, and preparation of contracts and leases; as well as trademark and copyright registration and compliance.  She was also a litigation associate at a Fort Lauderdale, FL law firm, where she represented clients before the Circuit Court in commercial, liability defense and labor and employment matters.  She is a member in good standing of the State Bar of Michigan and the State Bar of Florida.

Andre’ B. Dandridge
Patent Agent and Intellectual Property Analyst

Direct Dial: (305) 417-2488
JD, Intellectual Property Concentration, Michigan State University College of Law
BS, Medical Technology, Michigan State University

Andre' B. Dandridge has over 20 years experience in the health care science industry, with a focus on Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics.  He worked in various capacities for national biomedical laboratories and hospitals in South Florida, Michigan, and Baltimore, MD, where he performed analytical research and clinical laboratory tests.  As a registered Patent Agent, Mr. Dandridge skillfully intersects his biomedical science experience with patent application prosecution.  On behalf of the Firm, he conducts patent infringement studies and counsels clients on the patent process and patent potential of inventions.  Additionally, he conducts copyright and trademark feasibility studies and prepares Trademark & Copyright applications in compliance with the US Copyright Office and the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Mr. Dandridge is the former Director of Law Firm Development for the Dandridge Firm.  In this capacity, through evaluation and assessment of client needs, he worked to streamline the Firm’s integration of technologically effective and efficient law firm management practices.  His creativity helped propel the Firm to become a leader in innovative internet law firm practice, which ultimately keeps the Firm on a path of exceptional customer service.  He was instrumental in the launch of dandridgelaw.com, which now allows the Firm to deliver seamless online services to a national audience.

Mr. Dandridge also assisted an Okemos, MI law firm to develop a new intellectual property practice area, with a focus on trademark and copyright legal services.  Additionally, he worked for a national legal services organization where he assisted in drafting litigation documents concerning contract, corporate, insurance, probate, and real property law.  He is a Patent Agent licensed to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Why Dandridge?

Excellent Client Service

The Dandridge Firm, PLC sets as its mission the delivery of high-quality Nonprofit Tax Exemption and Trademark & Copyright legal services through applying the values of ethics, integrity, and exceptional attention to client service.  Helping clients through the complex legal world of Nonprofit Tax Exemption, Trademark, and Copyright matters demands both extensive knowledge of the law and creative innovation in its application.  We are committed to the highest standards of service and professionalism.

Technology Integration

The Firm is a leader in integrating technology to provide proficient client services.  Our help is easily accessible via the Internet.  As the law is ever-changing, we utilize easily accessible up-to-date legal E-resources with our own internal computerized collection of legal authority.  If you choose, you may complete all of your services with us through Internet communication.  We invite you to contact us for a Free Consultation to learn more about services. You can also get started right away with our Nonprofit Tax Exemption and Trademark & Copyright Application.

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This is an advertisement. Certification as a Nonprofit, Trademark or Copyright Specialist is not currently available in Michigan or Florida (although Intellectual Property Specialist is available in Florida). The Dandridge Firm limits its practice principally to IRS nonprofit tax law, trademark and copyright law, which are Federal practice areas, and we do not claim expertise in the laws of states other than where our attorneys are licensed. The Dandridge Firm does not retain clients on the strength of advertising materials alone but only after following our own engagement procedures (e.g. interviews, conflict checks, retainer agreements). The information contained on this site is intended to educate members of the public generally and is not intended to provide solutions to individual problems. Readers are cautioned not to attempt to solve individual problems on the basis of information contained herein and are strongly advised to seek competent legal counsel before relying on information on this site. Copyright © The Dandridge Firm. All rights reserved.