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John Eluwa is a graduate of North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina and currently serving a term from 2014 to 2016 as a Board of Director for the Wake County Bar Association. Attorney Eluwa is eager to work with all Immigration cases, especially those TPS eligible nationals from Yemen who live in the United States.


His earlier beginnings were working as a Legal Intern for the former East Central Community Legal Services; a Real Property Title Researcher for Durham County Engineering Department; an Associate with the former Jones & Avery Attorneys at Law Firm; and later joined Carolina Power and Light Company (CP&L), now (Duke Progress Energy) Litigation Support Staff as a Case Manager in the early 1990’s. He founded the Law Offices of John Eluwa March 1995. The office was later incorporated as a Professional Limited Liability Corporation (PLLC) in 2003. He is a member and serves on various local bar organizations. He is also a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), a national bar association of thousands of attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law all over the globe.


In his efforts to continue in serving the general public, John Eluwa participates in and helps organize local immigration seminars. He renders other community services by contributing and participating in a non-profit radio (WSHA - Raleigh, NC) program where he also serves as a Community Advisory Board Member; and a local Raleigh Television Network (RTN - Raleigh, NC) show - Legal Eagles.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Igbo

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 50%
    21 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    21 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    21 years
  4. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%
    21 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • N. David Mufuka

    I know John Eluwa very well and he is very skilled, resourceful and experienced. He provides clients honest advice and reliable service. He is a true asset in our legal fraternity.


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Contact info

Law Off. of John Eluwa, PLLC

5 W. Hargett Street
Suite 900
Raleigh, NC, 27601


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of AppreciationWake County Bar Association2002
ScholarshipAlpha Kappa Mu Honor Society1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerLaw Offices of John Eluwa, PLLC1995 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Wake County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2014 - 2016
WSHA-FM 88.9 Community Advisory BoardMember2012 - Present
Wake County Bar Association, Bench-Bar CommitteeMember2004 - 2007
Wake County Academy of Criminal Trial LawyersMember1998 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - Present
Capital City Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
North Carolina Central University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Free Immigration Legal SeminarImmigration Law & Executive Orders2015
Free Legal SeminarInforming and Educating the Community on Legal Issues and Process2013