Kyoko Ogura and other Shiki-no-Kaze Law Group Lawyer can assist you in
the following areas:
Kyoko Ogura has extensive experience in handling divorce between Japanese
and foreign nationals as well as those between Japanese. From 2008 to 2010,
she worked as a part-time judge at the Tokyo Family Court, presiding over
hundreds of mediations.
As a member of “Iryo Mondai Bengo Dan,” a largest group of attorneys specialized
in medical malpractice in Tokyo, she has represented victims of medical
malpractice including many foreign nationals. In addition, Shiki-no-Kaze
Law Group has an attorney specialized in auto accident.
Debt problems may be solved by bankruptcy, civil rehabilitation, or out-of-court
restructuring. All lawyers at Shiki-no-Kaze Law Group are experienced in
debt relief. We have also been appointed as bankruptcy receivers by the
Tokyo District Court.
From 2010 to 2011, Kyoko Ogura was appointed as a member of Labor Relations
Commissions of Tokyo Metropolitan Government, a commission responsible
for protecting the legal rights of workers, and presided over the tribunal
with fellow members including former chief of the Tokyo District Court,
law professors of prominent universities in Tokyo. In private practice,
Kyoko Ogura has assisted foreign corporations to solve complaints by workers
as well as foreign employees to collect unpaid wages and compensation for
unfair treatment by employers, including termination of employment contract.
Foreign nationals held in custody of police face special problems, such
as a language barrier, lack of support of family member or friends, racial
and/or cultural bias, and little or no knowledge of the Japanese criminal
procedure. It is vital to have a capable defense counsel at an early stage
of the criminal procedure for early release, prevent indictment, acquittal,
or reduction of sentence, depending on the charge and circumstances. Shiki-no-Kaze
Law Group has lawyers competent in criminal defense.