John Eluwa is licensed to practice law in all North Carolina State Courts, the United States Federal District Court of Eastern District of North Carolina; all Immigration Courts of the 50 States of the United States. He has been practicing immigration and criminal defense law for over two decades. He represents families who have applied for permanent residence for their spouses, children, and other immediate and close relatives; people seeking to lawfully enter and reside in the United States and later apply for citizenship. He also represents businesses and industries that sponsor highly skilled foreign workers seeking to enter the United States in a temporary or in some cases on a permanent basis. He represents and defends distressed people who find themselves in removal/deportation proceedings in Immigration Court.
In addition to immigration practice, John Eluwa is an experienced attorney who successfully represents many clients with various traffic violations and criminal charges, personal injury, juvenile delinquency, abuse neglect and dependency Law. He provides face-to-face consultations to clients both in the office and at locations pre-arranged with clients.
John Eluwa is a Cum Laude graduate of North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina. Prior to that, he graduated from Shaw University, earning is Bachelor of Arts degree. 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.