Olympic Legal Services

As part of this program, athletes were able to seek free advice from a qualified lawyer during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. For more details, please read the following report. The project was launched in 2018 and the organizing committee organized trainings and workshops to be ready to implement pro bono services at the Tokyo 2020 Games. The purpose of the service is to provide a safety net for those who do not have their own legal representatives in Japan and who may have difficulty finding a representative in the short term. TRANSPARENT: We offer legal services with fixed fees and online payments. Know your legal fees in advance. LEGER: We provide high quality legal services with low overhead costs through the smart use of technology. We are a 21st century client- and community-focused law firm focused on resolving difficult legal issues quickly. By organizing the aforementioned trainings and workshops, as well as providing pro bono services in 2021, JSAA and the organizing committee have received a lot of support, including financial, from the following organizations. From July 13 to September 8, 2021, the “Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Pro Bono Legal Advisory and Representation Service” (“Service”) was provided as independent pro bono legal advice and representation. Legal advice and assistance in the areas of criminal, civil, immigration and sports law.

During the service period, JSAA will be available as a contact person in its office between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (Japanese time) and will respond to emails 24 hours a day. Each individual must submit a service request through the NOC or AFN Head of Mission to which they belong. Athlete representation at urgent ad hoc hearings before the Ad Hoc Division and the Anti-Doping Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) In order to support the smooth running of the service with experience and expertise and to support pro bono lawyers in Japan, the organizing committee launched the Global Mentoring Scheme. Neli Espe, Skagit`s lawyer, offers effective reasonable solutions to immediate problems, as well as broader strategies for long-term success. COPYRIGHT 2021, OLYMPIC LEGAL SERVICES, P.S. FOR GENERAL INFORMATION ONLY FLEXIBLE: We offer our clients tailor-made solutions for their needs and payment options for their budget.

Olympic Legal assists businesses, individuals, families and homeowner associations in the areas of estate planning, probates, commercial law and real estate law. Mentors also contribute to this service on a pro bono basis. This operation of the service is carried out by the Japan Sports Arbitration Agency (“JSAA”) in cooperation with the Japan Federation of Bar Associations (“JAFBA”) and other relevant organizations. When the Head of Mission receives a request from a person to use the Service, the Head of Mission checks whether the person is eligible to use the Service. * In the event of a dispute between the person and the NOC or NPC to which he/she belongs, the person may directly request the use of the Service. NPC, NPC, IF, or IPSF may request access to the Service directly from JSAA through its official representative. The Head of Mission uses the prescribed application form for individuals and submits the application to the JSAA office or by email. OFFICE: 2114 COMMERCIAL AVENUE, ANACORTES, WA 98221 LOCAL: We are focused on our Anacortes community and hope to get your support as a Skagit-owned company. *In the event that the urgency of the matter does not allow sufficient time for an applicant to submit a signed application form, JSAA may take the necessary steps to use the Service after the applicant has agreed to the terms applicable to the Service.

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