Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Executive Advisory Council

Co-Chairs

Martin V. Lee, Esq., Famco Investments
Sandy Sakamoto, Esq., LimNexus LLP

Pro-Bono Advisory Council Liason

Wendy Chang, Esq., Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Members

Fred Abdelnour, Enterprise Rent-A-Car
H. James Abe, Esq., Alston & Bird LLP
Paul K. Abe, Union Bank
Celeste M. Alleyne, Microsoft
Micahel Brennan
Thy Bui, Esq., Orange County Asian American Bar Association
Samona Caldwell, State Farm Insurance Companies
Stewart Chang, Esq., Whittier Law School
Danny Chen, Esq., Taiwanese American Lawyers Association
Lily Lee Chen
James C. Chen, Esq., 13 East Realty Inc. 
Raymond K. Cheng, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Andrea Cherng, Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.
Clara Chiu, AARP Foundation
William C. Choi, Esq., Rodriguez, Horii, Choi & Cafferata LLP
Aimee M. Contreras-Camua, Esq., Sidley Austin LLP
Cornelia H. Dai, Esq., Hadsell Stormer Richardson & Renick LLP
LaVerne G. Davis
Daniel H. Deng, Esq., Law Offices of Daniel H. Deng
Hon. Michael F. Eng, Eng & Nishimura
Alex H. Fukui, Esq., California Bank & Trust
Leslie Furukawa, Esq., Gomez & Furukawa
Mark Furuya, Esq., Japanese American Bar Association
Lori Gage, Hitachi, Ltd.
Albert Giang, Esq., Caldwell Leslie & Proctor, PC
Mónica Gil, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
Garrett Gin, Bank of America
Terri Hernandez Rosales, NBC 4 Southern California
Ming Chen Hsu, J.T. Tai & Co. Foundation
Bryan Ikegami, Esq.,Kirkland & Ellis, LLP
Irene Hirano Inouye
Roy Jasso
Dixie Johansen, California Teachers Association
Don Jue
Vivian Kim, Esq.,Korean American Bar Association of Southern California
Patricia A. Kinaga, Esq., LTL Attorneys LLP
Arnold Kleiner
Jonathan B. Ko, Esq., Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Joanna M. Kong, Esq., Vero Law Group
Diana Kwok, Esp., Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association
Yul Kwon, Facebook
Judy M. Lam, Esq., Kumagai Law Group
Philip H. Lam, Esq., Los Angeles City Attorney's Office
C. David Lee, Esq. Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Stephen C. Lee, Esq., BP America Inc.
Susan Lin, TBC
Vincent S. Loh, Esq., Michelman & Robinson, LLP
Warren R. Loui, Esq., Winston & Strawn LLP
Gail C. Louis, Esq., Automobile Club of Southern California
Joseph M. Lumarda, Capital Guardian Trust Company
John K. Ly, Esq., Liang Ly LLP
Noel Massie, United Parcel Service
Nancy Matsui, American Airlines
Timothy McCallion
Diane G. Medina, ABC
Debra Nakatomi, Nakatomi & Associates
Daphne Ng, Southern California Edison
Tam Nguyen, Advance Beauty College
Philip Nulud, Esq., Philippine American Bar Association
Harsh Parikh, Esq., South Asian Bar Association of Southern California
Edward Perron, Esq., Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Sam Puathasnanon, Esq., Thai American Bar Association
Carol Wong Quan, Los Angeles County Assessor's Office
Cristina M. Regalado, The Workshop
Teresa Samaniego, ABC7
Martha Saucedo, AEG
Bill H. Seki, Esq., Seki, Nishimura & Watase, LLP
Ralph Shapiro, Avondale Investment Partners
Eileen A. Shibata, Esq., Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Anne Shen Smith
Carmen J. Smith, Walt Disney Imagineering
Mimi R. Song, Superior Grocers
Brian A. Sun, Esq., Jones Day
Hoyt Y. Sze, Esq., Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc.
Donald Tang, Tang Media Partners
Peter R. Villegas, The Coca-Cola Company
Emily Wang, East West Bank
Jonathan Weedman, Wells Fargo
Dora Wong, The Coca-Cola Company
Jai Lee Wong
Kent Wong, UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education
Felix T. Woo, Esq., Dentons
Michael K. Woo, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, College of Environmental Design
Edward V. Yang, iSoftStone Inc.
Joong-Nam Yang, Koreatown Plaza
Stan K. Yang, Esq., The Yang Law Group
Clayton K. Yeung, Viacom
Deborah Yim, Esq., Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles
Alice Yuan, Esq., j2 Global
Monica J. Zi, Esq., Reed Smith

 

Updated 5/31/2019

 

UPDATE

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.