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Legal Services

 The Staff Judge Advocate (SJA) is the principal legal advisor to Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa and the installation's tenant commands on all legal matters relating to Administrative Law, Installation Law, Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction, Claims, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and the administration of military justice.  The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate provides a full range of legal services to include interpretation of Japanese law and the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA); Japanese customs and culture which have legal implications; installation/civil law; coordination and administration of claims; administrative law and military justice/criminal law matters.

For more information please visit the RLSO Japan website at:  

For a listing of the Off-Limits locations on Okinawa, click here.
For a map of the Off-Limits locations, click here.
The newest addition to the Off-Limits locations is Sugar Cane Road. Click on the links for the order and map.

Staff Judge Advocate:  (315) 634-8255
Claims Officer:  (315) 634-8235.
Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction Officer:  (315) 634-8241
[Liaisons with Japanese law enforcement for resolution of SOFA cases]
Paralegal:  (315) 632-3974
Commercial Line: 011-81-98-962-3874

Region Legal Service Office Japan
Branch Office Okinawa
PSC 480 Box 1100
FPO, AP 96370-1100


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