[ロゴ] 天方川崎法律事務所

Attorneys

Tetsu Amakata

I was born in Yokosuka, grew up in Yokohama and graduated college in Tokyo. Then I moved all the way to Hokkaido after the bar exam to work as judicial apprentice. After two years of legal training and upon debut as a lawyer, I decided to start from southernmost of Japan, Okinawa. That was in 1999 and I had been working as general practitioner since then.

My expertise includes, but not limited to, business law, international family law, contract law, traffic accident, inheritance, real estate, litigation and criminal defense.

Birthplace

Yokohama city, Kanagawa

Education and Experience

Mar, 1995 Graduated the Chuo University in Tokyo
Nov, 1996 Passed the Bar Exam in Japan
Apr, 1999 Admitted by the Okinawa Bar Association
Jul, 2006 Established the Amakata Tetsu Law Office
May, 2008 Graduated the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of law (LL.M)
Oct, 2008 Passed the New York State Bar Exam
Apr, 2009 Admitted by the New York State Bar Association
Apr, 2015 Established the Amakata Law Office
Oct, 2016 Incorporated and changed the name of the office to
Amakata & Kawasaki, LPC

Activities and Organization

Apr, 2009 – Jan, 2015 Part-time lecturer at University of the Ryukyu Law School
(Criminal Law and Criminal Mock Trial)
Apr, 2010 – Mar, 2012 Vice President of the Okinawa Bar Association
Apr, 2015 − July, 2017 Okinawa Prefecture Public Safety Commissioner(Supervising Okinawa Police)
April,2018-Mar,2019 Chairman of the Okinawa Bar Association

Member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Okinawa (ACCO)
※Member of the Rotary Club of Naha North.