Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Staff Attorney II

Trang, Esq.

John C. Trang is a Staff Attorney for Advancing Justice - LA’s Impact Litigation unit. Trang coordinates the organization’s advocacy on behalf of low-wage workers, with a focus on combating wage theft and labor trafficking. He engages in direct legal services, community legal education, policy advocacy, and litigation. 

During law school, Trang served as a judicial extern in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. He also clerked for Hadsell, Stormer, Keeny, Richardson, and Renick LLP, and the Office of the Federal Public Defender through his law school’s criminal defense clinic. Trang was also co-chair of OUTLaw and a graduate assistant tutor for law students in constitutional law.

Trang received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law, with certificates from the Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy and Critical Race Studies. He is the son of Vietnamese war refugees.


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.