Attorneys in the Consular District of Osaka-Kobe

(Updated June 2018)

Visit the Embassy’s Attorneys in Japan page for English-speaking attorneys in other parts of Japan.

The Osaka-Kobe consular district comprises the following prefectures (Ken or Fu):

• Aichi
• Ehime
• Fukui
• Gifu
• Hiroshima
• Hyogo
• Ishikawa
• Kagawa
• Kochi
• Kyoto
• Mie
• Nara
• Okayama
• Osaka
• Shiga
• Shimane
• Tokushima
• Tottori
• Toyama
• Wakayama

Inquiries should be addressed to the American Consulate General, 11-5 Nishitenma 2-chome, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-8543, Japan, telephone 06-6315-5900.

Disclaimer: The U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Japan assume no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the following persons or firms. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department of State or the U.S. Embassy/Consulates. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on professional credentials, areas of expertise and language ability are provided directly by the lawyers. You may receive additional information about the individuals by contacting the local bar association or the local licensing authorities.

See also Regional Bar Associations.

Aichi Prefecture

HANAI, Masumi
Banda Sohgoh Law Office, 7F Landsquare Marunouchi , 2-18-14 Marunouchi, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 460-0002

Tel: 052-220-7061
Fax: 052-220-7062
Email: m.hanai@banda-law.com
Web:
Languages: English
Degrees: Hitotsubashi U., LL.B., 1977
Associations: Aichi Bar Association, 1979
Specialties: Civil, family and immigration cases

 

HATTORI, Jun
Jun Hattori Law Office, Seifu Bldg. 5F, 3-21-25 Marunouchi, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 460-0002

Tel: 052-962-8511
Fax: 052-962-8512
Email: jhattori.lawoffice@gmail.com
Web:
Languages: English
Degrees: Chuo U., LL.B., 1991, U. of Minnesota, LL.M., 2008
Associations: Aichi Bar Association, 1999
Specialties: Litigation, business law, corporate law, civil law, bankruptcy, negotiations and settlements

 

HAYAKAWA, Hisashi
Sakura International Patent & Law Office, 6F Izumi First Square, 1-21-27 Izumi, Higashi-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 461-0001

Tel: 052-953-4750
Fax: 052-972-6446
Email: hs-hayakawa@sakura-partners.org
Web: http://sakura-partners.org/index_en.html
Languages: English, French
Degrees: Tokyo U., LL.B., 2006
Associations: Aichi Bar Association, 2007
Specialties: Intellectual property law, litigation, contracts, licenses, opinions concerning technology, general corporate legal affairs, other general civil cases, criminal litigation

 

HOTTA, Chizuko
Nagoya Chamber of Commerce and Industry Bldg. 6F, 2-10-19 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 460-0008

Tel: 052-220-0306
Fax: 052-220-0307
Email:
Web:
Languages: English
Degrees: Nagoya U., LL.B.
Associations: Aichi Bar Association, 1996
Specialties: Commercial transactions, corporate, civil, family cases, bankruptcy cases, intellectual properties, making a contract

 

ISHIGURO, Shigeji
Oguri & Ishiguro Law Office, 4-13-46 Ohsu, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 460-0011

Tel: 052-264-4101
Fax: 052-264-4121
Email: ishiguro@kfx.biglobe.ne.jp
Web: http://www.ishigurolaw.com
Languages: English
Degrees: Nagoya U., LL.B., 1975
Associations: Aichi Bar Association, 1979
Specialties: Litigation, domestic & international commercial law, personal injury, professional responsibility

 

KAWANISHI, Tatsuya
Sakai Law Office, 11th KT Bldg. 10F, 3-17-4 Marunouchi, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 460-0002

Tel: 052-955-2930
Fax: 052-955-2931
Email: kawanishi@stlawfirm.gr.jp
Web: http://stlawfirm.gr.jp
Languages: English
Degrees: Ritsumeikan U., B.A. in International Relations, 2007; U. of Groningen, the Netherlands, M.A. in Humanitarian Action, 2008; Hitotsubashi U. Law School, J.D., 2014
Associations: Aichi Bar Association, 2016
Specialties: Criminal Law, Family Law (incl. divorce, child custody and inheritance), Civil Law, Labor Law, Immigration Law, Refugee Law

 

MATSUMURA, Shuhei
Matsumura Law Office, 32-1 Dojigairi, Myodaiji-cho, Okazaki, Aichi 444-0864

Tel: 0564-83-5171
Fax: 0564-83-5172
Email: info@mlaw.jp
Web: http://www.mlaw.jp
Languages: English
Degrees: Hitotsubashi U., J.D., 2007
Associations: Aichi Bar Association, 2008
Specialties: Criminal, civil and commercial cases

 

MORIKAMI, Misa
Kamome Law Office, 1-8-20 7F Kanayama, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 460-0022

Tel: 052-684-7895
Fax: 052-684-7885
Email: morikami@ever.ocn.ne.jp
Web: http://www.rikon-kamome.jp/
Languages: English
Degrees: Waseda U. Law School, J.D., 2013
Associations: Aichi Bar Association, 2015
Specialties: Criminal Law, Family Law (incl. divorce, child custody and inheritance), Civil Law, Immigration Law

 

NEJIHASHI, Kaori
Tsujimaki Law Office, 2-4-31 Shirakabe, Higashi-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 461-0011

Tel: 052-962-6996
Fax: 052-962-6997
Email: k-nejihashi@mediacat.ne.jp
Web: http://tsujimaki.com/e-hp/index.html
Languages: English
Degrees: Tokyo U., LL.B., 1999, Harvard Law School, LL.M., 2006
Associations: Aichi Bar Association, 2006, New York State Bar Association, 2007
Specialties: International transaction, family law (international marriage and divorce, child custody, inheritance)

 

SAKAKIBARA, Ayao
Legal Professional Corporation Seiwa, 1-18-12 Tachibana, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 460-0016

Tel: 052-332-5050
Fax: 052-332-5052
Email: a-sakakibara@nba.tcp-ip.or.jp
Web:
Languages: English
Degrees: Nagoya U., LL.B. 1975
Associations: Aichi Bar Association, 1977
Specialties: Civil, commercial and international transaction cases

 

TANABE, Masanori
Sakai Law Office, 11th KT Bldg. 10F, 3-17-4 Marunouchi, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 460-0002

Tel: 052-955-2930
Fax: 052-955-2931
Email: tanabe@stlawfirm.gr.jp
Web: http://stlawfirm.gr.jp
Languages: English
Degrees: Nagoya U., LL.B., 1994, U. of Wisconsin, M.L.I., 2007
Associations: Aichi Bar Association, 1997, N.Y. State Bar Association, 2008
Specialties: International transaction, international family case, immigration and criminal case

 

UCHIYAMA, Chieko
Nakamura and Hayashi Law Office, 2F EBS Bld. 3-6-27 Marunouchi, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 460-0002

Tel: 052-971-7424
Fax: 052-971-7425
Email: uchiyama@nakamura-law.info
Web: http://www.nakamura-law.info/
Languages: English
Degrees: International Christian U., B.A., 1997, Nagoya U., J.D., 2006
Associations: Aichi Bar Association, 2008
Specialties: Civil, family, commercial and criminal cases

 

Ehime Prefecture

AWAKAWA, Sahoko
Utsunomiya Law Office, 4F Kachimachi Bldg., 3-8-1 Kachimachi, Matsuyama, Ehime 790-0801

Tel: 089-946-0604
Fax: 089-946-0610
Email: awakawa@chorus.ocn.ne.jp
Web:
Languages: English
Degrees: Kyoto U., LL. M., 2004
Associations: Ehime Bar Association, 2009
Specialties: Criminal Law, Immigration Law, Family Law, Civil Law (incl. traffic accidents)

 

Fukui Prefecture

KASAHARA, Kazuhiro
Midori Law Office, 84-1-18 Nunoda-cho, Tsuruga, Fukui 914-0041

Tel: 0770-21-0252
Fax: 0770-21-0253
Email: kkgreenfukui@hotmail.com
Web: http://www.law-midori.com
Languages: English
Degrees: Kyoto U., B.Sc., 1998
Associations: Fukui Bar Association, 2004
Specialties: Debt arrangement (e.g. bankrupt), divorce, criminal defense, environmental problem and general civil affairs

 

Gifu Prefecture

ANDO, Tomomi
Park Law Office, Blanche Lapine 503, 1090-3, Terakawado-cho, Mizunami, Gifu 509-6121

Tel: 0572-26-9110
Fax: 0572-67-0015
Email:
Web: http://parklaw-office.com
Languages: English
Degrees: Nanzan Law School, J.D., 2007, U. of Sydney, M.Int.S., 1999
Associations: Gifu Bar Association
Specialties: Immigration, family affairs

 

Hiroshima Prefecture

KODAMA, Hiroki
Kodama Law Office, 5F Kodama-Kaikei Bldg., 3-14 Hakushima-Kitamachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0001

Tel: 082-227-2200
Fax: 082-227-0888
Email: kodama@kodamaj.com
Web: http://www.kodamaj.com
Languages: English
Degrees: Hitotsubashi U., LL.B., 2001; Hiroshima U., L.L.M., 2003
Associations: Hiroshima Bar Association, 2004
Specialties: Criminal Law, Family Law (incl. divorce, child custody and inheritance), Civil Law, Labor Law, Other (traffic accident, damage claim, insurance)

 

NAMERIKAWA, Kazuya
Paso a Paso Law Office, 7-16 Nakamachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0037

Tel: 082-545-3270
Fax: 082-545-3290
Email: info@paso-a-paso-lo.com
Web:
Languages: English
Degrees: Waseda U., B.A., 1996, Sophia Law School, L.L.D., 2006
Associations: Hiroshima Bar Association, 2008
Specialties: Family Law (incl. divorce, child custody, and inheritance), Civil Law, Immigration Law, Labor Law, Criminal Law

 

OHATA, Reika
Yamashita Nagai Law Office, #401 Urban view Kamihacchobori, 5-27 Kamihacchobori, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0012

Tel: 082-223-6678
Fax: 082-223-6684
Email: rk.oohata@gmail.com
Web:
Languages: English
Degrees: Hiroshima U., J.D., 2008
Associations: Hiroshima Bar Association, 2009
Specialties: Civil Law, Family Law

 

OMYO, Hiroshi
OMYO Law Office, 4F Mihara-Ekimae Bldg., Shiromachi 1-8-1, Mihara, Hiroshima 723-0014

Tel: 0848-61-5366
Fax: 0848-61-5377
Email: law@omyo.jp
Web: http://www.omyo.jp
Languages: English and Thai
Degrees: Waseda U., LL.B., 1985
Associations: Hiroshima Bar Association, 1994
Specialties: Civil, criminal, family cases

 

SAKAMOTO, Tomoe
Sakamoto Kiyochika Law Office, #501 Wakamatsu Bldg., 10-7 Wakamatsu-cho, Fukuyama, Hiroshima 720-0034

Tel: 084-924-9392
Fax: 084-924-9271
Email: t.sakamoto.lo@muse.ocn.ne.jp
Web:
Languages: English
Degrees: Keio U., J.D., 2008
Associations: Hiroshima Bar Association, 2009
Specialties: Civil cases, Criminal cases, Family cases

 

SAKATA, Hidetoshi
Sakata Management and Law Office, Hios Hiroshima 501, 7-1 Kamihacchoubori, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0012

Tel: 082-222-9223
Fax: 082-222-9224
Email: hidetoshi.sakata@sakata-mgt-law.com
Web: http://www.sakata-mgt-law.com
Languages: English
Degrees: Kyoto U., LL.M, 2014
Associations: Hiroshima Bar Association, 2016
Specialties: Criminal Law, Civil Law, Family Law, Labour Law

 

SHIMONISHI, Shohei
Hiroshima Ekimae Law Office, 6F Hiroshima Bldg, 1-12-16 Hikarimachi, Higashi-ku, Hiroshima 732-0052

Tel: 082-258-5101
Fax: 082-258-5102
Email: shimonishi@hiroshima-ekimae-law.jp
Web: http://hiroshima-ekimae-law.jp/
Languages: English, Chinese
Degrees: Kobe U., J.D., 2009
Associations: Hiroshima Bar Association, 2017
Specialties: Criminal Law, Family Law, Civil Law, Immigration Law, Labour Law

 

Hyogo Prefecture

FUJIWARA, Tadato
Kobe Partners Law Office, 3F Kenryu Bldg. II, 6 Kaigan-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0024

Tel: 078-331-5627
Fax: 078-331-5114
Email: mtadasheria@mtf.biglobe.ne.jp
Web: http://kobepartners.net/
Languages: English
Degrees: Kyoto U., LL.B., 1999
Associations: Hyogo-ken Bar Association, 2000
Specialties: Civil Law, Commercial Law

 

HAMADA, Fujio
Hamada Law Office, 8F Kaihatsu Center Bldg., 1-2-18 Kominato-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0026

Tel: 078-371-8556
Fax: 078-371-8557
Email: l.o.hamada1@bz03.plala.or.jp
Web:
Languages: English
Degrees: Tokyo U., LL.B., 1967
Associations: Hyogo-ken Bar Association, 2007
Specialties: Family Law, Civil Law, Labor law

 

ISHIDA, Mami
Kobe Godo Law Office, Kobe Harborland Center Bldg. 10F, 1-3-1 Higashikawasaki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0044

Tel: 078-371-0171
Fax: 078-371-0175
Email: ishida@kobegodo.jp
Web: http://www.kobegodo.jp/
Languages: English/French
Degrees: Hitotsubashi U., LL.B., 1992, Master (Int’l relations), 1995
Associations: Hyogo-ken Bar Association, 2004
Specialties: Criminal Law, Family Law, Civil Law, Immigration Law, Medical Malpractice, Inheritance Law

 

KAGEYAMA, Fumio
Kageyama Law Office, 2-1-12 Kaigan-dori, Sumoto, Hyogo 656-0022

Tel: 0799-25-3564
Fax: 0799-25-3565
Email: kage@orange.zero.jp
Web: http://www.kageyama-law.com/
Languages: English
Degrees: Doshisha U., LL.B, 1987
Associations: Hyogo-ken Bar Association, 1999
Specialties: Family Law, Civil Law

 

KONDO, Kanako
Storia Law Office, Boeki Bldg.8F, 123-1, Higashimachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, 650-0031

Tel: 078-391-0232
Fax: 078-391-0233
Email: kondo@storialaw.jp
Web: http://storialaw.jp
Languages: English
Degrees: Osaka U., LL.B., 2004, Kyoto U., J.D., 2006
Associations: Hyogo-ken Bar Association, 2007
Specialties: Commercial Law, Contract, International Trade, Family Law, International Divorce, Custody, Adoption, Civil Law, Criminal Law

 

MARUTA, Takashi
Sannomiya Law Office, 11F Nissei Sannomiya Bldg., 4-4-17 Kano-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0001

Tel: 078-392-3050
Fax: 078-331-5392
Email: t_maruta@sannomiya.jp
Web: www.sannomiya.jp
Languages: English
Degrees: Michigan Law School, LL.M., 1981
Associations: Hyogo-ken Bar Association, 2005
Specialties: Business Law ( Contract, Employment and Protection of Intellectual Property), Family Law (Divorce and Inheritance), Criminal Defence and Protection of Criminal Victims

 

SATO, Yoshiyuki
Kobe Ekimae Law Office, Takeda Bldg. 5th floor, 2-2-17 Nakamachi-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0027

Tel: 078-381-7612
Fax: 078-381-7591
Email: yoshixbb@gmail.com
Web: https://sites.google.com/a/nunobikilo.com/zuo-teng-gong-xing-fa-lue-shi-wu-suo/
Languages: English
Degrees: Sophia U., LL.B., 1989
Associations: Hyogo-ken Bar Association, 1996
Specialties: Criminal case (not as a public defender), Civil Law, Testament and Succession to property in Japan

 

TEZUKA, Shohei
Higashimachi LPC, Create Kobe 9F, 80 Kyomachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0034

Tel: 078 – 392-3100
Fax: 078 – 392-3113
Email: info@higashimachi.jp
Web: http://www.higashimachi.jp/en
Languages: English
Degrees: Keio U., LL.B., 2002; U. College London. LL.M 2012
Associations: Hyogo-ken Bar Association, 2004-2010, 2013-, Ehime Bar Association, 2010-2013
Specialties: Civil Law

 

Ishikawa Prefecture

SHIBATA, Miki
Kenroku Legal Professional Corporation, 3-8 Kosho-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0932

Tel: 076-232-0130
Fax: 076-232-0129
Email: shibata@kenroku.net
Web: http://www.kenroku.net
Languages: English
Degrees: Kobe U., 1997
Associations: Kanazawa Bar Association, 2013
Specialties: Criminal law, civil law, traffic accident, copy right law, labor and human resources and others

 

SUGENO, Akio
Kanazawa Goudou Law Office, 9-40 Kenrokumotomachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0931

Tel: 076-221-4111
Fax: 076-221-4994
Email: sugeno@kanazawagoudoulaw.com
Web: http://www.kanazawagoudoulaw.com
Languages: English
Degrees: Tohoku U., 1961
Associations: Kanazawa Bar Association, 1968
Specialties: Corporate law, labor Law, civil law, criminal law

 

Kagawa Prefecture

YAGI, Toshinori
Aomi International Law Offices, Goda Fudosan Togiyamachi Building 4F, 3-1 Togiyamachi, Takamatsu, Kagawa 760-0026

Tel: 087-802-1506
Fax: 087-802-1516
Email: office@aomi-law.com
Web: http://www.aomi-law.com/en/
Languages: English
Degrees: U. of Tokyo, LL.B., 2004; Columbia Law School, LL.M., 2012
Associations: Japan Federation of Bar Associations, 2005, Kagawa Bar Association, 2012, New York State Bar Association, 2013
Specialties: Criminal law, family law, labour law, consumer protection, real estate

 

Kochi Prefecture

INADA, Chieko
Inada Law Office, 2F Art Center Bldg., 4-2-31 Honmachi, Kochi 780-0870

Tel: 088-871-3363
Fax: 088-871-3364
Email: inadalo2@true.ocn.ne.jp
Web: http://www.inada-law.com/index.html
Languages: English
Degrees: Hitotsubashi U., LL.B., 1995
Associations: Kochi Bar Association, 1997
Specialties: Criminal Law, Family Law (divorce), Civil Laws

 

Kyoto Prefecture

FUSHIMI, Koji
Keyaki Law Office, Yasaka Karasumaoike Bldg. 5F, Karauma Oike Agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0845

Tel: 075-211-4643
Fax: 075-211-8552
Email: fushimi.koji@mbn.nifty.com
Web: http://www.keyaki-kyoto.com/en/index.en.html
Languages: English
Degrees: Ritsumeikan U., LL.M., 2009
Associations: Kyoto Bar Association, 2009
Specialties: Family Law, Civil Law, Labor Law

 

HORI, Kazuyuki
Hori Kazuyuki Law Office, 3F Fuyu-Bldg, Tominokoji-dori Marutamachi-Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0971

Tel: 075-241-1092
Fax: 075-231-5752
Email: hori.k-law@nifty.com
Web:
Languages: English
Degrees: Kyoto U., LL.B., 1975
Associations: Kyoto Bar Association, 1977
Specialties: Criminal Law, Family Law, Civil Law

 

KOBAYASHI, Hisako
Keyaki Law Office, Yasaka Karasumaoike Bldg. 5F, Karauma Oike Agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0845

Tel: 075-211-4643
Fax: 075-211-8552
Email: hisako-kobayashi@mbr.nifty.com
Web: http://www.keyaki-kyoto.com/en/index.en.html
Languages: English
Degrees: Doshisha U., LL.M., 2009
Associations: Kyoto Bar Association, 2011
Specialties: Criminal Law, Family Law, Civil Law, Immigration Law, Labor Law

 

ORITA, Yasuhiro
Keyaki Law Office, Yasaka Karasumaoike Bldg. 5F, Karauma Oike Agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0845

Tel: 075-211-4643
Fax: 075-211-8552
Email: orita@mbn.nifty.com
Web: http://www.keyaki-kyoto.com/en/index.en.html
Languages: English
Degrees: Tokyo U., LL.B., 1965
Associations: Kyoto Bar Association, 1973
Specialties: Family Law, Civil Law

 

Mie Prefecture

KANAZAWA, Futoshi
Yokkaichi Shiyakusho-mae Law Office, Azuma-Shika Bldg. 3F 301, 3-16 Suma-cho, Yokkaichi, Mie 510-0085

Tel: 059-329-6841
Fax: 059-329-6842
Email:
Web:
Languages: English, Spanish
Degrees: Kyoto U., LL.B., 2000
Associations: Mie Bar Association, 2012; Niigata Bar Associations, 2004;
Specialties: Commercial, civil, criminal cases

 

TAGATA, Yuki
Ise Law Office, Fukiage 1-8-30, Ise, Mie 516-0073

Tel: 0596-20-0555
Fax: 0596-20-0556
Email: yuukitagata@gmail.com
Web: http://bengoshiyukitagata.sagafan.jp/
Languages: English
Degrees: Hitotsubashi U., B.C., 1994
Associations: Mie Bar Association, 2011
Specialties: Civil, criminal, family

 

Nara Prefecture

KAWAMOTO, Satoru
Ikoma Sogo Law Office, 6F Ikoma Seisei Bldg., 1-6-12 Motomachi, Ikoma-shi, Nara 630-0257

Tel: 0743-71-7171
Fax: 0743-71-8181
Email: kawamoto_satoru@me.com
Web: http://ikomasogo-lo.com
Languages: English
Degrees: Waseda U., LL.B., 1999. Osaka City U., LL. M., 2008
Associations: Osaka Bar Association, 2008, Nara Bar Association, 2012
Specialties: Inheritance, Traffic Accident, Corporate Law, Family Law (incl. Hague Convention case)

 

Okayama Prefecture

SAKKA, Tomoshi
Sakka Law Office, Itopia-Okayamahonmachi Bldg. 6F, 3-13 Honmachi, Kita-ku, Okayama 700-0901

Tel: 086-206-2331
Fax: 086-206-2332
Email: sakkacom@m9.dion.ne.jp
Web: http://sakka-law-office.jp/english/index.html
Languages: English
Degrees: Tokyo U., LL.M., 1994
Associations: Okayama Bar Association, Oct. 2004
Specialties: Civil Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property Law

 

Osaka Prefecture

HARA, Masakazu
Asunaro L.P.C., Asunaro Law Office, StoRK Bldg. 4F, 1-4-10, Minami-Honmachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0054

Tel: 06-6268-5070
Fax: 06-6268-5071
Email: hara@asunaro-l.gr.jp
Web: http://www.asunaro-l.gr.jp
Languages: English
Degrees: Kyoto U., LL.B., 2000, Duke U. School of Law, LL.M., 2008
Associations: Osaka Bar Association, 2002, State of New York Bar Association, 2009
Specialties: Labor Law (incl. termination, harassment), Family Law (incl. divorce, child custody), Civil Law (torts – traffic accident, nuisance cases)

 

HOMMA, Takuhiro
HT Partnership, 12F Osaka JA Building, 1-2-5 Nishitenma, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0047

Tel: 06-6362-1271
Fax: 06-6362-1272
Email: homma@ht-partnership.jp
Web: http://ht-partnership.jp/english
Languages: English
Degrees: Seikei U. LL.B., 1998, Boston U. School of Law, LL.M., 2006
Associations: Osaka Bar Association, 2001, Japan Federal of Bar Association 2001, American Bar Association 2006, New York State Bar Association, 2006
Specialties: Family Law (inheritance, divorce), Immigration Law, Civil Law (traffic accident), Medical Malpractice, Real Estate

 

IIJIMA, Nae
Dojima Law Office, Irisho-Yagi Bldg. 2F, 2-3-9 Kitahama, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0041

Tel: 06-6201-4457
Fax: 06-6201-0362
Email: naeiijima@dojima.gr.jp
Web: http://www.dojima.gr.jp/
Languages: English
Degrees: Kyoto U., 1992, LL.B., Duke U., LL.M. 2001
Associations: Osaka Bar Association, 1994, N.Y. Bar Association 2001
Specialties: Civil Law, Corporate Law, Family Law

 

IKEDA, Naoki
Asunaro L.P.C., Law Office, 4F StoRK Bldg., 1-4-10 Minami-Honmachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0054

Tel: 06-6268-5070
Fax: 06-6268-5071
Email: ikeda@asunaro-l.gr.jp
Web: http://www.asunaro-l.gr.jp
Languages: English
Degrees: Tokyo U., LL.B., 1985 and U. of Michigan, LL.M., 1993
Associations: Osaka Bar Association, 1980; Michigan Bar Association, 1994
Specialties: Family Law (incl. Hague Convention), Labor Law, Civil Law (incl. torts)

 

KAMIKAWA, Tomoko
Matsui Kamikawa Law Office, 403 ODI Bldg., 4-2-2 Nishitenma, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0047

Tel: 06-6360-7651
Fax: 06-6360-7652
Email: FZM01237@gmail.com
Web: http://www.kamikawa-law-office.com
Languages: English
Degrees: Osaka U., B.S., 1984, Osaka U., LL. B., 1994, Osaka U., LL. M., 1996, U. of California Hastings College of the Law, LL. M., 2010
Associations: Osaka Bar Association 1999, New York State Bar Association 2010
Specialties: Family Law (incl. wills and probate, Hague Convention cases), Contract Law, Labor Law

 

KONO, Yusuke
Axis International Law Offices, Osaka-shinai-Bldg. 6F, 3-2-23 Kitahama, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0041

Tel: 06-6228-0505
Fax: 06-6228-0506
Email: y.kono@axis-international.jp
Web: http://axis-international.jp/
Languages: English, Chinese
Degrees: Kyoto U., LL.B., Mar 2004, Kansai U. J.D., Mar 2006, U of Texas, L.L.M, May 2012
Associations: Osaka Bar Association, 2007, New York Bar Association, 2013
Specialties: Labor Law, Family Law, Litigation

 

KURODA, Ai
Kuboi and Partners Law Office, Osaka Nakanoshima Bldg. 4F, 2-2-2 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0005

Tel: 06-6222-5255
Fax: 06-6222-5200
Email: a-kuroda@kuboi-law.gr.jp
Web: http://www.kuboi-law.gr.jp/english/
Languages: English
Degrees: Kwansei Gakuin U., LL.B., 1989, Oklahoma City U. School of Law, J.D., 2006
Associations: Osaka Bar Association, 1995, New York Bar Association, 2007
Specialties: Civil Law, Family Law, Labor Law

 

MAEDA, Haruki
Law Office of H.Maeda, Kita Bldg.Nigokan, 4F, 6-19 Nishitenma 4-chome, Kita-Ku, Osaka 530-0047

Tel: 06-6361-7956
Fax: 06-6361-7957
Email: haruki.maeda.l_o@nifty.com
Web: http://www.law-h-maeda.jp/
Languages: English and French
Degrees: Tokyo U., 1971 and Washington U., LL.M., 1982
Associations: Osaka Bar Association, 1970
Specialties: Civil law, Criminal Law, Family Law (incl. Hague Convention), Immigration Law

 

MATSUOKA, Nobuaki
Osaka International Law Offices, Honmachi Nishii Bldg. 5th Fl., 1-6-10 Utsubo Honmachi, Nishi-ku, Osaka 550-0004

Tel: 06-6446-1123
Fax: 06-6446-1121
Email: lawoffices@yamaintl.gr.jp
Web: http://www.yamaintl.gr.jp/en/
Languages: English
Degrees: Chuo U., LL.B., 1987, The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan 1995, U. of Wisconsin LL.M., 2001
Associations: Osaka Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Specialties: Family Law (incl. divorce, child custody and inheritance), Civil Law, Immigration Law, Labor Law, Medical Malpractice

 

MIKI, Satoshi
Daiichi Law Office, P.C., 24F Nakanoshima Central Tower, 2-2-7 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0005

Tel: 06-6227-1951
Fax: 06-6227-1950
Email: miki@daiichi-law.jp
Web: http://www.daiichi-law.jp/en/
Languages: English
Degrees: USC Gould School of Law, LL.M., 2013, Hitotsubashi U., J.D. 2006
Associations: Osaka Bar Association 2010, New York State Bar Association 2014
Specialties: Criminal Law, Family Law (incl. divorce, child custody and inheritance), Civil Law, Labor Law

 

NARITA, Yukiko
Narita Law Office, 9th Floor Chiyoda Building Bekkan, 6-1-2, Nishitemma, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0047

Tel: 06-6360-0630
Fax: 06-6360-0631
Email: yukiko_narita@nifty.com
Web: http://www.narita-lawoffice.jp/
Languages: English
Degrees: Osaka City U., LL.B.,1986, Georgetown U. Law Center, LL.M., 1997
Associations: Osaka Bar Association, 1993
Specialties: Real Estate, Inheritance, Family Law (incl. divorce, child custody), Civil Law, Labor Law

 

OHARA, Nozomu
Ohara Law Office, #902 City Coop Minamimorimachi, 2-2-7 Minamimorimachi, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0054

Tel: 06-6313-1208
Fax: 06-6313-1209
Email: olo@oharalaw.jp
Web: http://oharalaw-japan.com/
Languages: English
Degrees: Harvard Law School, LL.M., 1976
Associations: The Japan Federation of Bar Association, 1969, Osaka Bar Association, 1969
Specialties: Family Law, Immigration Law

 

OI, Masashi
Shohaku Partners, JIN/Orix Bldg. #802, 7-20 Nishitenma 1-chome, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0047

Tel: 06-6360-6500
Fax: 06-6360-6540
Email: msshoi@msn.com
Web:
Languages: English
Degrees: Tokyo U., LL.B., 1993, Washington College of Law, American U., LL.M., 2000
Associations: Osaka Bar Association 1995, New York State Bar Association 2003
Specialties: Criminal Law, Family Law (incl. divorce, child custody and inheritance), Civil Law, Immigration Law, Medical Malpractice

 

OISHI, Masami
Osaka International Law Offices, Honmachi Nishii Bldg. 5th Fl., 1-6-10 Utsubo Honmachi, Nishi-ku, Osaka 550-0004

Tel: 06-6446-1123
Fax: 06-6446-1121
Email: lawoffices@yamaintl.gr.jp
Web: http://www.yamaintl.gr.jp/en/
Languages: English; Arabic
Degrees: Kobe U., LL.B., 1990, Osaka U., J.D., 2008, The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, 2010
Associations: Osaka Bar Association 2010, Japan Federation of Bar Association 2010
Specialties: Criminal Law, Family law, Civil Law

 

SADAOKA, Yukiko
Nozomi Kyodo Law Office, ACCESS Bldg. 7F, 4-6-18 Nishi-Temma, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0047

Tel: 06-6315-8284
Fax: 06-6315-8285
Email: yukikosadaoka@gmail.com
Web: http://nozomi-law.org/
Languages: English
Degrees: Meiji U., LL. B., 1995, U. of California Hasting College of the Law, LL.M., 2010
Associations: Osaka Bar Association, Oct 2001
Specialties: Family Law, Civil Law, Labor law (employee’s side)

 

TAKASE, Tomoko
Arcus Partners, 9F Shin Nihon Sonezaki Bldg., 5-1-9 Nishi Tenma, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0047

Tel: 06-6362-5900
Fax: 06-6362-5901
Email: office@arcus-law.com
Web: http://arcus-law.net/
Languages: English
Degrees: Chuo U., LL.B., 1996
Associations: Osaka Bar Association, 2000
Specialties: Family Law (incl. divorce, child custody, visiting right, Hague Convention (child abduction) cases, Will and inheritance), Civil Law, Medical Malpractice Litigation, Bankruptcy

 

UCHIYAMA, Yuki
Ohmizu & Partners, R Bldg. 5-9-3 Nishitenma, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0047

Tel: 06-6311-0577
Fax: 06-6311-3978
Email: yuki1031@carrot.ocn.ne.jp
Web: http://ohmizu-law.com/
Languages: English, Korean, French
Degrees: Doshisha U., B.A., 1983
Associations: Osaka Bar Association, 1997
Specialties: Family Law (incl. divorce, child custody and inheritance, child abduction cases based on the 1980 Hague Convention), Civil Law, Labor Law, Medical Malpractice

 

WADA, Juta
Wada Law Office, Sento Bldg. 3F, 3-15 Nishitenma 2-chome, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0047

Tel: 06-6361-6522
Fax: 06-6365-7503
Email: wada@wada-law-firm.com
Web: http://www.wada-law-firm.com/en
Languages: English, Spanish
Degrees: Tokyo U., LL.B., 1987, Vermont Law School, Master Studies in Environmental Law, U. for Peace in Costa Rica, Master in Human Rights and Education for Peace
Associations: Osaka Bar Association, 1991
Specialties: Criminal Law, Civil Law, Immigration Law

 

YAMAMOTO, Kazuto
Daiichi Law Office, P.C, 24F Nakanoshima Central Tower, 2-2-7 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0005

Tel: 06-7669-8936
Fax: 06-6227-1950
Email: yamamoto@daiichi-law.jp
Web: http://www.daiichi-law.jp/en/
Languages: English
Degrees: Kyoto U., LL. B., 1997, Northwestern U. School of Law, LL. M., 2008
Associations: Osaka Bar Association Oct. 2000, New York State Bar Association Mar. 2009
Specialties: Family Law (incl. Wills and Estate), Civil Law (incl. Personal Injury),Labour Law, Real Estate, Bankruptcy/Insolvency

 

Shiga Prefecture

NODA, Hayato
Takashima Law Office, 1137-1 Fukamizo, Shinasahi-cho, Takashima, Shiga 520-1503

Tel: 050-3738-7703
Fax: 050-3737-1956
Email: nodah@locolo.jp
Web: http://locolo.jp
Languages: English
Degrees: Tohoku U. J.D., 2008
Associations: Shiga Bar Association, 2009
Specialties: Criminal Law, Family Law, Civil Law

 

Shimane Prefecture

Contact Houterasu or the Japan Legal Support Center’s call center: 0570-07-8374

 

Tokushima Prefecture

MATSUMIYA, Eito
Himawari Law Office, 2F Kobanya Bldg, 2-9-1 Higashi-Shinmachi, Tokushima 770-0912

Tel: 088-655-0007
Fax: 088-655-0048
Email: matsumiya@lime.ocn.ne.jp
Web:
Languages: English
Degrees: Kansai U. LL.M 2008
Associations: Tokushima Bar Association, 2013
Specialties: Criminal Law, Family Law (divorce, child custody and inheritance), Civil Laws

 

Tottori Prefecture

Contact Houterasu or the Japan Legal Support Center’s call center: 0570-07-8374

 

Toyama Prefecture

Contact Houterasu or the Japan Legal Support Center’s call center: 0570-07-8374

 

Wakayama Prefecture

KURATANI, Muneaki
Kuratani Law Office, 2-13-5 Takao Tanabe, Wakayama 646-0028

Tel: 0739-25-3388
Fax: 0739-26-0222
Email: schoen@muse.ocn.ne.jp
Web:
Languages: English
Degrees: Chuo U. LL.B, 1973
Associations: Wakayama Bar Association, 1983
Specialties: Criminal Law, Civil Law

 

TANABE, Yoshihiko
Tanabe Law Office, 26-2 Yonban-cho, Wakayama 640-8144

Tel: 073-431-2801
Fax: 073-433-2299
Email: tanabe.l@wakayamanet.or.jp
Web:
Languages: English
Degrees: U. of Tokyo, 1966
Associations: Wakayama Bar Association, 1973
Specialties: Criminal Law, Family Law, Civil Law, Labor Law, Medical Malpractice

 

Regional Bar Associations

Aichi Prefecture
Aichi Bar Association
1-4-2, Sannomaru, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, 460-0001
Tel: 052-203-1651 Fax: 052-204-1690
Website: http://www.aiben.jp

Ehime Prefecture
Ehime Bar Association
4-8-8, Sanbancho, Matsuyama, Ehime 790-0003
Tel: 089-941-6279 Fax: 089-941-4110
Website: http://www.ehime-ben.or.jp

Fukui Prefecture
Fukui Bar Association
Mitsuiseimei Bldg. 7F, 4-3-1 Hoei, Fukui, Fukui 910-0004
Tel: 0776-23-5255 Fax: 0776-23-9330
Website: http://www.fukuben.or.jp

Gifu Prefecture
Gifu Bar Association
22 Hashizume-cho, Gifu 500-8811
Tel: 058-265-0020 Fax:  058-265-4100
Website: http://www.gifuben.org

Hiroshima Prefecture
Hiroshima Bar Association
2-66 Kamihacchobori, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0012
Tel: 082-228-0230 Fax: 082-228-0418
Website: http://www.hiroben.or.jp

Hyogo Prefecture
Hyogo Bar Association
1-4-3 Tachibana-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0016
Tel: 078-341-7061 Fax: 078-351-6651
Website: http://www.hyogoben.or.jp

Ishikawa Prefecture
Kanazawa Bar Association
3F 15-15 Otemachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0912
Tel: 076-221-0242 Fax: 076-222-0242
Website: http://www.kanazawa-bengo.com

Kagawa Prefecture
Kagawa Bar Association
2-22 Marunouchi, Takamatsu, Kagawa 760-0033
Tel: 087-822-3693 Fax: 087-823-3878
Website: http://kaben.jp

Kochi Prefecture
Kochi Bar Association
1-5-7 Echizen-machi, Kochi 780-0928
Tel: 088-872-0324 Fax: 088-872-0838
Website: http://www.kochiben.or.jp

Kyoto Prefecture
Kyoto Bar Association
Marutamachi-sagaru, Tominokoji-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0971
Tel: 075-231-2378 Fax: 075-223-1894
Email: mail@kyotoben.or.jp
Website: http://www.kyotoben.or.jp

Mie Prefecture
Mie Bar Association
3-23 Chuo, Tsu, Mie 514-0032
Tel: 059-228-2232 Fax: 059-227-4675
Website: http://www.meiben.info

Nara Prefecture
Nara Bar Association
22-1 Nakasuji-cho, Nara 630-8237
Tel: 0742-22-2035 Fax: 0742-23-8319
Website: http://www.naben.or.jp

Okayama Prefecture
Okayama Bar Association
1-8-29 Minamigata, Kita-ku, Okayama 700-0807
Tel: 086-223-4401 Fax: 086-223-6566
Website: http://www.okaben.or.jp

Osaka Prefecture
Osaka Bar Association
1-12-5 Nishitenma, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0047
Tel: 06-6364-0251 Fax: 06-6364-0252
Website: http://www.osakaben.or.jp

Shiga Prefecture
Shiga Bar Association
1-3-3 Umebayashi, Ohtsu, Shiga 520-0051
Tel: 077-522-2013 Fax: 077-522-2908
Website: http://www.shigaben.or.jp/

Shimane Prefecture
Shimane Bar Association
Matsue Shoko-Kaigisho Bldg. 7F
55-4 Horomachi, Matsue, Shimane 690-0886
Tel: 0852-21-3225 Fax: 0852-21-3398
Website: http://www.shimaben.com

Tokushima Prefecture
Tokushima Bar Association
1-31 Shinkura-cho, Tokushima 770-0855
Tel: 088-652-5768 Fax: 088-652-3730
Website: http://tokuben.or.jp

Tottori Prefecture
Tottori Bar Association
2-221 Higashimachi, Tottori 680-0011
Tel: 0857-22-3912 Fax: 0857-22-3920
Website: http://www.toriben.jp/

Toyama Prefecture
Toyama Bar Association
3-4-1 Nagaemachi, Toyama 930-0076
Tel: 076-421-4811 Fax: 076-421-4896
Website: http://www.tomiben.jp/

Wakayama Prefecture
Wakayama Bar Association
5 Banchi, 4 Bancho, Wakayama 640-8144
Tel: 073-422-4580 Fax: 073-436-5322
Website: http://www.wakaben.or.jp