Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Staff Listing

Executive

Administration

  • Lona Cheung
    Senior Accountant
  • Kate Chung
    Accountant
  • Coordinator
  • Angelique Jackson
    Administrative Assistant II
  • Director of Information Technology
  • Lucya Pak
    Interim Executive Assistant
  • Janet Park
    Receptionist II
  • James Weng
    Information Technology Support Manager

Organizational Outreach

Development

Direct Services

  • Direct Services Director
  • Equal Justice Works Emerson Paralegal (DOJ Accredited)
  • Staff Attorney
  • Sze (Alice) Chan
    Community Legal Advocate - Chinese
  • Staff Attorney
  • Community Legal Advocate Chinese
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Sandra Chung, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • VABANC Law Foundation Fellow/Staff Attorney II
  • Timony Dharmpetarksakul
    Community Legal Advocate Thai (Temporary)
  • ESL Civics Instructor
  • Sophaleena Gershoff
    Community Legal Advocate - Khmer
  • Thuwadara Goldman
    Community Legal Assistant - Thai
  • Citizenship Network Manager (DOJ Accredited)
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Theresa Jung
    Coordinator
  • Project Director - Citizenship
  • Project Director - ALLIP
  • Staff Attorney
  • Janista Lek
    Community Legal Advocate (Thai) Temporary
  • Legal Advocate DACA
  • Staff Attorney
  • Izumi Miyake, Esq.
    Staff Attorney II
  • Jang Woo Nam
    Community Legal Advocate – Korean
  • Staff Attorney
  • DACA Legal Advocate DOJ Accredited Representative
  • Parija Patel, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Quynh Pham
    Community Legal Advocate – Vietnamese
  • Equal Justice Works Emerson Fellow
  • Faith Santoso, Esq.
    Staff Attorney II
  • Jeanette H. Sayno
    Community Legal Advocate (Tagalog)
  • Dickran Sevlian, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Caleb Song
    Community Legal Advocate Korean
  • Supervising Attorney
  • Senior Paralegal DOJ Accredited Representative
  • Project Director - Immigration
  • ESL Civics Instructor
  • Huy Tran
    Paralegal II DOJ Accredited Representative
  • Karina Trieu
    Citizenship Coordinator (DOJ Accredited)
  • Ayano Wolff, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Senior Staff Attorney
  • Jing Zhang
    Paralegal

Impact Litigation

Leadership Development

  • Leadership Development Director
  • LDIR Program Manager
  • Edward Flores
    Youth Coordinator
  • Project Director - Youth and Parent Leadership Development
  • Julio Orellana
    School and Family Coordinator
  • Araceli Simeon-Luna
    PON Project Director
  • Kimberly Wu
    Youth and Parent Engagement Manager

Policy

For Legal Help

Advancing Justice - LA’s hotlines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, consumer, public benefits, employment, housing, and civil rights.

English: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356

ត្រូវការជំនួយជាភាសាខ្មែរ:

800.867.3126
도움이 필요하십니까?: 800.867.3640
Tagalog: 855.300.2552
ต้องการความช่วยเหลือ: 800.914.9583
Cần sự giúp đỡ: 800.267.7395

 

Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.