Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Staff Listing


Orange County Regional Office


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

Organizational Outreach


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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Matthew Promsunthorn
    Community Legal Advocate - Thai
  • Jeanette H. Sayno
    Community Legal Advocate - Tagalog
  • Dickran Sevlian, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Project Director - Immigration
  • Staff Attorney - Immigration Project
  • Huy Tran
    Citizenship Grants Manager (DOJ Accredited)
  • Karina Trieu
    Network Manager, Immigration Program Administration (DOJ Accredited)
  • Ayano Wolff, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Senior Staff Attorney
  • Jing Zhang
    Program Manager

Impact Litigation

Leadership Development

  • Melissa Avila
    Youth Programs Assistant
  • Angelica Castillo
    Youth Programs Assistant
  • Edward Flores
    Youth Programs Manager
  • Project Director - Youth and Parent Leadership Development
  • Bryan Kim
    Youth Programs Assistant
  • Kevin Silva
    Youth Programs Assistant


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
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.