Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Staff Listing

Executive

Orange County Regional Office

Administration

  • Gloria Basilio
    Receptionist
  • Lona Cheung
    Senior Accountant
  • Ivona Holland
    Accounting Assistant
  • Angelique Jackson
    Office Administrator
  • Executive Assistant
  • Human Resources Director
  • Director of Information Technology
  • Charles Nguyen
    Accountant
  • Janet Park
    Receptionist II
  • Dan Suruki
    Senior Facilities/Office Manager
  • James Weng
    Information Technology Support Manager

Organizational Outreach

Development

  • Development Officer
  • Director of Individual Giving
  • Vanida Le Van
    Special Events Manager
  • Director of Institutional Giving
  • Monica Nguyen
    Development Manager

Direct Services

  • Direct Services Director
  • Sze (Alice) Chan
    Community Legal Advocate - Chinese (DOJ Accredited)
  • Project Director - Citizenship
  • Citizenship Coordinator
  • Project Director - SAFE
  • Thuwadara Goldman
    Community Legal Advocate - Thai
  • Hannah (Lixian) Han
    Community Legal Advocate - Chinese
  • Community Legal Advocate - Khmer
  • Project Coordinator - Citizenship Virtual Review Project
  • Project Director
  • Ester Kwak, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Dana Kwon
    Legal Assistant
  • Staff Attorney
  • Wen-Yao Lin
    Staff Attorney - Citizenship Project
  • Chieh Lu, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Client Case Coordinator
  • Izumi Miyake, Esq.
    Senior Staff Attorney - Immigration Project
  • Staff Attorney
  • Sharon Paik
    Staff Attorney
  • Legal Advocate - Immigration Project (DOJ Accredited Representative)
  • Terry Park
    Community Legal Advocate - Korean
  • Patricia Park, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Director, Immigration Program Administration
  • Quynh Pham
    Community Legal Advocate – Vietnamese
  • Matthew Promsunthorn
    Community Legal Advocate - Thai
  • Lou Marie Reyes
    Community Legal Advocate - Tagalog
  • Staff Attorney - Immigration Project
  • Sophaleena S. Gershoff
    Community Legal Advocate II - Khmer
  • Faith Santoso, Esq.
    Staff Attorney II
  • Jeanette H. Sayno
    Community Legal Advocate - Tagalog
  • Dickran Sevlian, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Community Legal Advocate - Hindi
  • Caleb Song
    Community Legal Advocate - Korean
  • Senior Paralegal DOJ Accredited Representative
  • Project Director - Immigration
  • ESL/Civics Coordinator
  • Staff Attorney - Immigration Project
  • Huy Tran
    Citizenship Grants Manager (DOJ Accredited)
  • Karina Trieu
    Network Manager, Immigration Program Administration (DOJ Accredited)
  • Grants Coordinator - Immigration Project
  • Ayano Wolff, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • ESL/Civics Coordinator
  • Senior Staff Attorney
  • Jing Zhang
    Program Manager

Impact Litigation

Leadership Development

  • Senior Manager of Coalition Building
  • Melissa Avila
    Youth Programs Assistant
  • Angelica Castillo
    Youth Programs Assistant
  • Edward Flores
    Youth Programs Manager
  • Project Director - Youth and Parent Leadership Development
  • Agustin Herrera
    Youth and Parent Advocate
  • Bryan Kim
    Youth Programs Assistant
  • Kevin Silva
    Youth Programs Assistant

Policy

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

ត្រូវការជំនួយជាភាសាខ្មែរ:

800.867.3126
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.