Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

2016 Orange County Luncheon

This year, our luncheon will be on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the restaurant Twenty Eight in Irvine, owned by Top Chef and Advancing Justice-LA supporter, Chef Shirley Chung. 
The Orange County Luncheon is a signature annual event that benefits Advancing Justice-LA's Orange County office through the generous support of many individuals, companies and foundations. It celebrates the organization’s Orange County work and accomplishments throughout the year and highlights its programs and services. Additionally, the organization honors partners who have made a significant impact in the Orange County community.

This year will be honoring:

Wahoo’s Fish Taco
Corporate Impact Award
John and Marilyn Long
John S. and Marilyn Long U.S.-China Institute for Business and Law (The Long Institute)
Philanthropy Partner Award
Dr. Linda Trinh Võ
Professor and former Chair of the Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Irvine
Public Image Award
This event is expected to have by over 250 guests, including elected officials, community partners, members of the local Asian American bar associations and leaders from the corporate, legal and nonprofit sectors.
Please click here to sponsor a table. The deadline is Thursday April 28, 2016.

Sponsors include:

Golden Circle

Silver Circle
The Home Depot
Friends of Fred and Diana Kong
Quantum Capital Partners
Bronze Circle
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Community Circle
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Banc of California
Crowell & Moring
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Friends of Kenneth and Johanna Kim
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Lee Tran & Liang LLP
Littler Mendelson P.C.
Friends of John and Marilyn Long
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
Friends of Susan B. Myers, Esq.
Friends of Ginger and Arthur Ong
Orange County Asian American Bar Association
Friends of Jinha M. Park, M.D., Ph.D.
Payne & Fears
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Rutan & Tucker, LLP
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Thomas Whitelaw & Kolegraff LLP
WCCT Global & VENQUEST Hotel Group
Wells Fargo
Additional Supporters
Keller/Anderle LLP
Orange County Korean American Bar Association
Wilshire Bank

As of 5/03/16

Event Emcee:

Ted Chen
NBC4 General Assignment Reporter



To purchase a ticket please click here

For additional information, please email [email protected].
Event Date: 
Thursday, May 12th 2016


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

English: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356
도움이 필요하십니까: 800.867.3640
Tagalog: 855.300.2552
ต้องการความช่วยเหลือ: 800.914.9583

For any questions about DRAI, please visit:

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.