Legal Affairs

Department of Legal Affairs

Attorney General:
Eleasalo V. Ale
 
Deputy Attorney General:
Mitzie Jessop

Email:
mitzie.jessop@la.as.gov

Mission Statement:
The mission of the Department of Legal Affairs is to protect and advance the safety, interests, and quality of life of the people of American Samoa by ensuring the fair and impartial administration of justice. We enforce the laws of American Samoa. We counsel the government and its agencies on various legal issues. We protect the borders of the Territory from illegal immigrants. We protect the consumers of American Samoa from illegal and fraudulent business practices, and we ensure the proper recording and availability of land and title records for the people of American Samoa.

Vission Statement:
We envision a legal system based on excellence, integrity and is just and accessible to all residents of the Territory of American Samoa.

Office Number(s):
1 (684) 633-4163
1 (684) 633-7504

Fax Number:
1 (684) 633-4964

Email Address:
LA@as.gov