Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Staff Listing


Orange County Regional Office

  • Supervising Attorney, Project Director - OC Immigration & Citizenship Unit
  • Joseph Navales
    Staff Attorney
  • Citizenship Coordinator


  • Jennifer Chang
    Human Resources Manager
  • Richard Crowe
  • Ivona Holland
    Accounting Assistant
  • Angelique Jackson
    Office Administrator
  • Executive Assistant
  • Victor Lopez
    Human Resources Director
  • Charles Nguyen
  • Janet Park
    Receptionist II
  • Dan Suruki
    Senior Facilities/Office Manager
  • James Weng
    Information Technology Support Manager

Organizational Outreach

  • General Counsel & Pro Bono Director
  • Liza Ameen
    Communications Director
  • Digital Communications Strategist
  • Liza Chu
    California Policy Manager


  • Development Officer
  • Director of Individual Giving
  • Christine Lee
    Director Institutional Giving
  • Huong Pham
    Institutional Giving Manager
  • Leon Tsoi
    Corporate Relations Manager

Direct Services

  • Sze (Alice) Chan
    Community Legal Advocate - Chinese (DOJ Accredited)
  • Project Director - Citizenship
  • Citizenship Coordinator
  • Thuwadara Goldman
    Community Legal Advocate - Thai
  • Hannah (Lixian) Han
    Community Legal Advocate - Chinese
  • Project Coordinator - Citizenship Virtual Review Project
  • Jimmy Kim
    Community Legal Advocate - Korean
  • Christine Kim
    Staff Attorney - Immigration
  • John Kim
    ALLIP Project Director
  • Project Director
  • Staff Attorney
  • I-Hsuan Lin
    Staff Attorney
  • Staff Attorney
  • Legal Advocate - Immigration Project (DOJ Accredited Representative)
  • Terry Park
    Grants Systems Manager
  • Patricia Park, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Matthew Promsunthorn
    Community Legal Advocate - Thai
  • Mark Robbins
    Staff Attorney
  • Jeanette H. Sayno
    Community Legal Advocate - Tagalog
  • Dickran Sevlian, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Sanae Shinotsuka
    SAFE Project Director
  • Project Director - Immigration
  • Staff Attorney - Immigration Project
  • Karina Trieu
    Network Manager, Immigration Program Administration (DOJ Accredited)
  • Senior Staff Attorney
  • Jing Zhang
    Program Manager

Impact Litigation

  • Charles Evans
    Supervising Attorney
  • Daniel Jeon
    Staff Attorney - Voting Rights


  • Research Analyst
  • Victoria (Nikki) Dominguez
    Education Equity Director
  • Julie Le
    2020 Census Statewide Program Coordinator
  • Liana Liang
    2020 Census Project Assistant
  • June Lim
    Demographic Research Program Director
  • Andrew Nguyen
    Heath Access Project Director
  • Mia Nham
    Health Program Educator/Navigator
  • Angela Sou
    Program Coordinator - Health Access Project
  • Education Equity Coordinator


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

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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.