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John’s diverse legal background includes almost two decades of litigation and trial experience in addition to being corporate/general counsel for a range of established and start-up companies, including JaK's Grill, Sunset Alehouse, Metropolitan Detail, Inc.,, GoldRush Rally, Time Out Sports Bar, Carburetor Connection, Sartso USA apparel (, and Mischief - home of the Mischief Automotive Movie Series (

John has extensive experience in civil and criminal traffic matters, felony and misdemeanor criminal matters, contracts, commercial leases, real estate transactions and disputes, securities fraud litigation, NASD Arbitrations, commercial litigation, intellectual property (trademark disputes), vendor agreements, employment compensation, and Internet law. He also oversaw the acquisition of Dicom Imaging Systems by Reality Networks, Inc., as Interim Sole Officer and Director, reviewing all documents filed with the Securities Exchange Commission, drafting and reviewing the PPM, and maximizing shareholder return on investment.

John is a certified gearhead and an enthusiast of all things motoring. When he’s not in the courtroom or boardroom, you’ll find him behind the wheel of an exotic sports car, whether it’s at the race track or on road rallies like Players Run, goldRush Rally, and the Joy Ride Rally. He also appeared on Season 1 of the popular SPIKE/SpeedTV BULLRUN rally television series as well as several DVD movies based on the car rallies released by Mischief (


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Practice areas


  1. Corporate: 35%
    18 years
  2. Contracts: 25%
    18 years
  3. Speeding Ticket: 20%
    18 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 20%
    18 years



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    I endorse this lawyer. Very dependable and hardworking lawyer. I refer a lot of work to him and trust him to obtain good results for my clients.


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  • Shawn B Alexander

    I endorse this lawyer. I took the time to read and also agree with many of his answers here on AVVO and he clearly knows how to find the issues fast and get good information out quickly. A client will be well served by Mr. Eltringham's knowledge and skills.


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Contact info

GlobaLexCounsel, LLP

1200 Westlake Ave. N.
Suite 1006
Seattle, WA, 98109


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
General Counsel & V.P. Business DevelopmentBeverly Hills Exotic Motors/Mastretta USA2012 - Present
PartnerGlobaLexCounsel, LLP2012 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of John R. Eltringham, PLLC2001 - Present
Interim Sole Officer and DirectorReality Wireless Networks, Inc. (formerly Dicom Imaging Systems, Inc.)2001 - 2002
eDAT Attorney at Preston Gates & Ellis LLPPreston Gates & Ellis (Now K&L Gates)1998 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Keiretsu ForumN/A2012 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Washington State UniversityBusiness and FinanceBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
GLC in BeijingEB-5 and Real Estate2013