Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

  • Board Chair, IW Group, Inc.
  • Paul S. Chan, Esq.
    Vice Chair & Chair, Litigation Workgroup, Bird Marella
  • Secretary & Chair, Governance Committee, Southern California Gas Company
  • Peter Y. Huh
    Tresurer & Chair, Finance Committee, Pacific American Fish Company, Inc.
  • Phillip Lee
    Co-Chair, Development Committee, Jamison Services, Inc.
  • Jack S. Yeh, Esq.
    Co-Chair, Development Committee, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Thomas Lee, Esq.
    Chair, Employment Workgroup, Wells Fargo
  • Co-Chair, Executive Advisory Council, Famco Investments
  • John S. C. Lim, Esq.
    Co-Chair, Executive Advisory Council & Chair, Building Committee, LimNexus LLP
  • Co-Chair, Executive Advisory Council, LimNexus LLP
  • Founder, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles

Members at Large

  • Andrew Cheng, Esq.
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Anjan Choudhury, Esq.
    Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
  • Beong-Soo Kim, Esq.
    Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.
  • Joseph K. Kim, Esq.
    O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • Jade Leung, Esq.
    The Walt Disney Company
  • Tan & Sakiyama, A Prof. Corporation
  • Manisha Merchant, Esq.
    Banc of California
  • Olivia Samad, Esq.
    Southern California Edison
  • Linda Shim
    Comcast Universal
  • Christine Song
    Capital Guardian Trust Company
  • Board Member, Marie Tan, CPA, A Prof. Corporation
  • Hon. Casimiro U. Tolentino
    Administrative Law Judge State of California (Retired)


Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants (DRAI)
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday - Friday

For more information or to apply to DRAI, please call: 

Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese)  (213) 241-8872
Khmer  (213) 241-8877
Korean  (213) 241-8873
Tagalog  (213) 241-8874
Thai  (213) 241-8875
Vietnamese  (213) 241-8876
English/Other, Non-Spanish  (213) 241-8880
Spanish/English** (CARECEN)  (213) 315-2659
Spanish/English** (CHIRLA)  (213) 201-8700
 (213) 395-9547

*This list will continue to expand.
** Spanish assistance available through CARECEN & CHIRLA.
***We are experiencing heavier call volume than usual. We highly encourage you to call your native language phone line, the wait time may be shorter. 

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.