Ms. Kyoko Yashiro is a Legal Advisor at LOTG. She conducts legal and technical research and analysis of media and broadcasting issues around the world and also interfaces on translation-issues. Prior to joining LOTG, Ms. Yashiro worked at the U.S. Consulate Osaka-Kobe, assisting U.S. diplomats on a wide variety of U.S. citizen related issues including citizenship adjudication and renunciation, international parental abduction, crisis management, repatriation, and prisoners’ rights under Japanese and international law. Ms. Yashiro has a juris doctorate from Osaka City University and bachelor’s degrees in public affairs and comparative law from American University and Ritsumeikan University respectively. She has lived and worked in China, Japan, and the United States. She is a native Japanese speaker and a fluent English speaker.