Legal Assistance

Please note: The Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.

Lawyers Serving the FSM (Updated as of October 02, 2019)

Stephen V. Finnen Law Office

P.O. Box 1450
Pohnpei, FM 96941
Telephone No. +691 320-2871
Fax No. +691 320-5502
E-mail: Finnen@mail.fm

Ramp & Mida Law Firm
Suite 2W Varner-Boylan Building No.2
Nett, Pohnpei FM 96941
Telephone No. +691 320-2870
Website: www.rampmida.fm
Email: kembo@rampmida.fm

Law Office of Michael J. Sipos, P.C.
Ace Commercial Center – 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 2069
Pohnpei, FM 96941
Telephone No. +691 320-6450
Mobile No. +691 921-7775
E-mail: MSIPOS@mail.fm

Micronesian Legal Services
P.O. Box 129
Pohnpei, FM 96941
Telephone No. +691 320-2404/3762
Fax No. +691 320-2164
Email: MLSCPohnpei@mail.fm

FSM Public Defender’s Office
Timoci Romanu, Acting Chief, Public Defender
P.O. Box PS-174
Palikir, Pohnpei FM 96941
Telephone No. +691 320-2648
Fax No. +691 320-5775
E-mail:  fmdefender@gmail.com

Serving Chuuk

Chuuk Public Defender’s Office
Petewon O’Sonis, Staff Attorney
P.O. Box 754
Weno, Chuuk FM 96942
Telephone/Fax No. +691 330-2595
Email: pdochuuk@mail.fm

Serving Kosrae

Kosrae Public Defender’s Office
Tyson Elias Public Defender
P.O. Box 245
Tofol, Kosrae FM 96944
Telephone No. +691 370-3027
Fax No. +691 370-2017
Email:  tae.fsmpd@gmail.com

Serving Pohnpei

Pohnpei Public Defender’s Office
Timoci Romanu, Public Defender
P.O. Box PS-174
Palikir, Pohnpei FM 96941
Telephone No. +691 320-2354
Fax No. +691 320-5013
E-mail: fmdefender@mail.fm

Serving Yap

Mulalap & Mulalap Law
P.O. Box 461
Colonia, Yap FM 96943
Telephone No. +691 350-2320
Fax No. +691 350-2592
Email: none

Yap Public Defender’s Office
Public Defender
P.O. Box 425
Colonia, Yap FM 96943
Telephone No. +691 350-2163
Fax No. +691 350-2536
E-mail: pdoyap@mail.fm