Carolyn Kim is the Director of the Asian Language Legal Intake Project at Advancing Justice-LA, which provides legal assistance to limited-English-proficient callers through six toll-free hotlines. Kim supervises the intake staff that provides in-language assistance to callers on legal issues, including housing, domestic violence, family law, immigration, citizenship, consumer fraud, employment, and discrimination. In addition to her work with ALLIP, Kim represents survivors of human trafficking and helps them gain lawful immigration status.
Prior to joining ALLIP, Kim was a Staff Attorney with Advancing Justice-LA’s Legal Services Unit and provided family law and immigration representation to survivors of domestic violence.
Kim earned her B.A. from Northwestern University and her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. During law school, she was a member of the Fordham Law Review and also worked with the New York Legal Assistance Group's Immigrant Protection Unit and the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project.