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Justin's firm is a general practice firm serving clients across the triangle and creators, artists, and entertainers all over North Carolina. 


Before going into law practice, Justin spent several years living and working in other challenging industries in Los Angeles and San Francisco, California. During that time he established successful businesses serving southern California’s most creative and innovative minds. His recent transition back to the South was inspired by a desire to be back near his family, life long friends, and the good southern folks of North Carolina.


Justin prides himself on offering practical solutions and a caring approach to some of life’s most difficult problems. His clients benefit from both his real world experience outside the office and his attention to each detail of their case. Since being back in North Carolina, Justin has enjoyed supporting local businesses, creative individuals, and the Oxford Home for Children.



  • The University of North Carolina, BA in Communications, Class of 2000

  • Campbell Law School, Doctorate in Jurisprudence


Community Involvement and Memberships

  • Member, North Carolina State Bar

  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association

  • Member, 10th Judicial District Bar Association

  • Member, Wake County Bar Association

  • Member, AF&AM Raleigh #500

  • Member, Midway Baptist Church, West Jefferson, NC


Practice areas


  1. Entertainment: 20%
  2. Corporate: 20%
  3. Intellectual Property: 20%
  4. Trademark Application: 10%
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



Hourly ($150-300/hour), contingent (30-40%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Klish and Eldreth, PLLC

115 S Saint Marys St Ste C
Raleigh, NC, 27603-1785


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney, PartnerKlish and Eldreth, PLLC2012 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina State BarMember2012 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
10th Judicial District Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Wake County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
AF&AM Raleigh #500Member2010 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association, Strategic Planning and Emerging Trends CommitteeActing Secretary2013 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Rings of Dreams Promotions, LLC and Kerry Smith v. Derek Edwards and Kenyetta EswardsDismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Solo Lawyer PanelSolo Lawyer Practice Management2015
CopyrightCopyright Careers in Law2015
UNC Sports and Entertainment Law Association Panel on the North Carolina Film IncentivesNC Film Incentives2014
Starting Your Own Law FirmLaw Practice Management2014
Sports & Entertainment Law SymposiumThe Film Industry in the South2014
Copyright Class at Campbell Law SchoolCopyright Careers in Law2014
Start Your Own BusinessBusiness Formation and Intellectual Property2013
Campbell Copyright ClassCopyright Law and the Practice of Law2013
Campbell Law School Copyright ClassCopyright Law2012
SPARKcon Copyright and Trademark ForumBasics of Copyright Law2010