Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Project Director - ALLIP

Kim, Esq.

Carolyn Kim is the Director of the Asian Language Legal Intake Project at Advancing Justice-LA, which provides legal assistance to limited-English-proficient callers through six toll-free hotlines.  Kim supervises the intake staff that provides in-language assistance to callers on legal issues, including housing, domestic violence, family law, immigration, citizenship, consumer fraud, employment, and discrimination.  In addition to her work with ALLIP, Kim represents survivors of human trafficking and helps them gain lawful immigration status.

Prior to joining ALLIP, Kim was a Staff Attorney with Advancing Justice-LA’s Legal Services Unit and provided family law and immigration representation to survivors of domestic violence.

Kim earned her B.A. from Northwestern University and her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.  During law school, she was a member of the Fordham Law Review and also worked with the New York Legal Assistance Group's Immigrant Protection Unit and the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project.

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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
हिंदी 855.971.2552


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.