Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Staff Listing

Executive

Orange County Regional Office

  • Supervising Attorney, Project Director - OC Immigration & Citizenship Unit
  • Joseph Navales
    Staff Attorney
  • Citizenship Coordinator

Administration

  • Richard Crowe
    Controller
  • Ivona Holland
    Accounting Assistant
  • Elyse Izumi
    Executive Assistant
  • Angelique Jackson
    Office Administrator
  • Bryan Kim
    Senior Accountant
  • Charles Nguyen
    Accountant
  • Janet Park
    Receptionist II
  • Dan Suruki
    Senior Facilities/Office Manager
  • James Weng
    Information Technology Support Manager

Organizational Outreach

  • General Counsel & Pro Bono Director
  • Liza Ameen
    Communications Director
  • Digital Communications Strategist
  • Liza Chu
    California Policy Manager

Development

  • Director of Grants Management
  • Director of Individual Giving & Corporate Relations
  • Christine Lee
    Director Institutional Giving
  • Individual Giving Associate
  • Terry Park
    Grants Systems Manager
  • Huong Pham
    Institutional Giving Manager
  • Karina Trieu
    Network Manager, Immigration Program Administration (DOJ Accredited)
  • Leon Tsoi
    Corporate Relations Manager

Direct Services

  • Sze (Alice) Chan
    Community Legal Advocate - Chinese (DOJ Accredited)
  • Project Director - Citizenship
  • Citizenship Coordinator
  • Thuwadara Goldman
    Community Legal Advocate - Thai
  • Hannah (Lixian) Han
    Community Legal Advocate - Chinese
  • Kate Im
    Legal Assistant
  • Project Coordinator - Citizenship Virtual Review Project
  • John Kim
    ALLIP Project Director
  • Jimmy Kim
    Community Legal Advocate - Korean
  • Christine Kim, Esq.
    Staff Attorney - Immigration
  • Staff Attorney
  • I-Hsuan Lin, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Staff Attorney
  • Legal Advocate - Immigration Project (DOJ Accredited Representative)
  • Patricia Park, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Matthew Promsunthorn
    Community Legal Advocate - Thai
  • Jeanette H. Sayno
    Community Legal Advocate - Tagalog
  • Dickran Sevlian, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Sanae Shinotsuka, Esq.
    SAFE Project Director
  • Project Director - Immigration
  • Staff Attorney - Immigration Project
  • Senior Staff Attorney
  • Jing Zhang
    Program Manager

Impact Litigation

  • Lindsee Bawahab
    Civil Rights Victim's Advocate
  • Charles Evans
    Supervising Attorney
  • Daniel Jeon
    Staff Attorney - Voting Rights
  • Sara Rohani
    Staff Attorney

Policy

  • Research Analyst
  • Victoria (Nikki) Dominguez
    Policy Director
  • Julie Le
    2020 Census Statewide Program Coordinator
  • Liana Liang
    2020 Census Project Assistant
  • June Lim
    Demographic Research Program Director
  • Andrew Nguyen
    Heath Access Project Director
  • Mia Nham
    Health Program Educator/Navigator
  • Angela Sou
    Program Coordinator - Health Access Project
  • Education Equity Coordinator
  • Benjamin Tran
    Policy Strategist

FOR LEGAL HELP

Advancing Justice-LA's helplines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, 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

 

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.