Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Orange County Advisory Councils

Orange County Executive Advisory Council

In 2015, Advancing Justice-LA formed its Orange County Executive Advisory Council (OC EAC) as a formal support network for the Orange County (OC) office. Members include leaders from the corporate and legal sectors as well as local Asian bar associations, and they support the OC office through fundraising and providing pro bono counsel.


Gloria Lee, Esq., Rutan & Tucker

Yoko Yagi, Esq., Home Depot


Seung W. Baik, Esq., Agility Fuel Solutions

Howard Chu, Esq., Greenburg Traurig, LLP

Lillian Chu, Esq., Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

Joseph Cruz, Esq., Ernst & Young LLP

Yimeng Dou, Esq., Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

John Fujii, Esq., Silver & Wright LLP

Mark Furuya, Esq., Clark Construction Group – California

Robert J. Gandy, Esq., Severson & Werson

Anita Y. Hsu, Esq., MBK Real Estate Companies

Thai T. Hoang, CFA., Wells Fargo

Jerry Huang, Esq., VIZIO

Jay H. Im, Esq., K&L Gates

Jennifer Ishiguro, Esq., Gateway One Lending & Finance, LLC

Josh Ji, Esq., Greenberg Gross LLP

John Kang, Esq., Kang Spanos & Moos LLP

Thomas Kao, Esq., Keller/Anderle LLP

Rochelle Karr, Esq., O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Benjamin Kim, Esq., Allen Matkins

David Kim, Esq., Niagara Water

Eugene Kim, Esq., Gresham Savage

Johanna Kim, Esq., Kerymen LLC

Kenneth Kim, M.D., WCCT Global

Sora Kim, Esq., Portfolio

Adrienne Lee, Esq., Sheppard Mullin LLP

Suzy Lee, Esq., MFLEX

Rondine Macadaeg, Esq., Elevate Tomorrow

Ginger Ong

James Pack, Esq., Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP

John Paik, Esq., Knobbe Martens

Angela Pak, Ogletree Deakins

Jinha M. Park, M.D., Ph.D.

Soo Y. Park, Esq., Fisher Philips

Sunny Park, M.D.

Wade Pyun, Esq., US Bankcorp

Carol Su, Esq., Jones Day

Angel Tang, Esq., Tang International Consultancy

Louise Truong, Esq., Buchalter

Mei Tsang, Esq., Umberg Zipser LLP

Ajit Thind, Esq., Rutan & Tucker

Jenny Wang, Esq., MerchSource

Natalie L. Wang, Esq., Alorica

Tony Wang, Esq., O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Elaine Wu,WHGC PLC

Dennis Yeoh, Esq., VIZIO

Mike Yim, Quantum Capital Partners


Orange County Community Advisory Council

In 2016, Advancing Justice-LA launched an additional leadership group in Orange County -- the Orange County Community Advisory Council (OC CAC), whose main focus is to build a strong coalition of AANHPI community leaders and groups in order to raise the visibility and voice of the AANHPI community in Orange County.  The OC CAC is comprised of key leaders from the OC AANHPI and nonprofit organizations, law schools and universities, the judiciary and local Asian bar associations.  


Mary Anne Foo, M.P.H., OCAPICA

Dr. Linda Trinh Vo, University of California, Irvine


Ellen Ahn, J.D., M.S.W., Korean Community Services

Hussam Ayloush, MBA,Council on American-Islamic Relations - LA

Katie Brazer, CHIRLA

Thy Bui, Esq., Orange County Asian American Bar Association

Jury Candelario, APAIT

Dr. Stewart Chang, Whittier Law School

Susie Park Dickman, Esq., Whitter Law School

The Honorable Judge Halim Dhanidina, The LA County Superior Court

Leigh Ferrin, Esq., Public Law Center

Caroline Hahn, Esq., OC Korean American Bar Association

Miguel Hernandez, OC Congregation Community Organization

T. Linh Ho, Esq., Superior Court of CA

Ken Inouye, CPA, Japanese American Citizens League

Isabel Kang, Korean Resource Center

Janine Kim, Esq., Dale E Fowler School of Law

Lisa Kim, Esq., California Department of Justice

Jennifer Lee Koh, Western State College of Law

Annie Lai, Esq., University of California, Irvine 

Joy Lardie, MSW, Families and Communities Together

Christine Nguyen, Esq.,Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California

Hang Nguyen, Boat People SOS

Tricia Nguyen, M.P.H., Vietnamese Community of Orange County Inc.

Dr. Eliza Noh, California State University, Fullerton

Jane Ka'ala Pang, Pacific Islander Health Partnership

Victor Kaiwi Pang, Pacific Islander Health Partnership

Vattana Peong, M.P.H., The Cambodian Family Community Center

Shakeel Syed, Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development

Tiffany Tsao, Esq., University of California, Irvine

Nate Watanabe, Esq.,Orange County Asian American Bar Association



Updated 8/10/17


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


도움이 필요하십니까?: 800.867.3640
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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.