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Please call or email our office to request an appointment for legal services. 046.407.3400 or DSN 262-3400.  You may also contact our office by sending an email to us at:  EMAIL HERE

Contractors must show prepared to show their letter of authorization which indicates that the provision of legal services is authorized per their contact with the USG. 

Legal Assistance Office                       

Recipient of the Chief of Staff Award for Excellence in Legal Assistance
1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2018
Legal Assistance Office DSN: 315-262-4698/3400
Claims Office DSN: 315-262-4137


The Camp Zama Legal Assistance Office services active duty military, retirees, reservists who are serving on orders, family members of active duty, reservists, retired members, DOD civilians, civilian contractors, and their family members. 

Legal assistance attorneys will not appear in civilian courts or give advice concerning private income producing activities. Within these limitations, the legal assistance attorneys and staff may provide legal counseling, draft letters, draft wills and powers of attorney, provide notary service, negotiate legal disputes with third parties, review and explain legal documents (sales contracts, leases, court papers, etc), provide pro se assistance in limited situations, or make referrals to civilian attorneys when appropriate.


Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday – 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Closed federal and training holidays.
Please call or email for notary service and power of attorneys. Attorney consults are by appointment only.

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Contact Information

Phone number:   DSN: 315-262-4698/3400
Within Japan: 046-407-4698
From outside Japan: 011-81-46-407-4698
Fax number: DSN: 315-263-3865
Address: Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
Client Services – Legal Assistance (APAJ-JA-CS)
Unit 45005
APO AP 96343-5005

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