Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Staff Listing


Orange County Regional Office


  • Gloria Basilio
  • Lona Cheung
    Senior Accountant
  • Kate Chung
  • Ivona Holland
    Accounting Assistant
  • Angelique Jackson
    Office Administrator
  • Executive Assistant
  • Michael Madigan
    Human Resources Director
  • Director of Information Technology
  • Charles Nguyen
  • Janet Park
    Receptionist II
  • James Weng
    Information Technology Support Manager
  • Director of Finance

Organizational Outreach


Direct Services

  • Direct Services Director
  • Sze (Alice) Chan
    Community Legal Advocate - Chinese (DOJ Accredited)
  • Project Director - Citizenship
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Supervising Attorney - SAFE Project
  • Timony Dharmpetarksakul
    Community Legal Advocate - Thai
  • Thuwadara Goldman
    Community Legal Advocate - Thai
  • Hannah (Lixian) Han
    Community Legal Advocate - Chinese
  • Community Legal Advocate - Khmer
  • Legal Advocate - Citizenship (DOJ Accredited)
  • Theresa Jung
  • Citizenship Project Staff Attorney
  • Project Director - ALLIP
  • Dana Kwon
    Legal Assistant
  • Staff Attorney
  • Legal Advocate - Immigration Project (DOJ Accredited)
  • Chieh Lu, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Client Case Coordinator
  • Izumi Miyake, Esq.
    Senior Staff Attorney - Immigration Project
  • Staff Attorney
  • Sharon Paik
    Staff Attorney
  • Legal Advocate - Immigration Project (DOJ Accredited Representative)
  • Terry Park
    Community Legal Advocate - Korean
  • Patricia Park, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Parija Patel, Esq.
    Staff Attorney II
  • Director, Immigration Program Administration
  • Quynh Pham
    Community Legal Advocate – Vietnamese
  • Lou Marie Reyes
    Community Legal Advocate - Tagalog
  • Staff Attorney - Immigration Project
  • Sophaleena S. Gershoff
    Community Legal Advocate II - Khmer
  • Faith Santoso, Esq.
    Staff Attorney II
  • Jeanette H. Sayno
    Community Legal Advocate - Tagalog
  • Dickran Sevlian, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Community Legal Advocate - Hindi
  • Caleb Song
    Community Legal Advocate - Korean
  • Senior Paralegal DOJ Accredited Representative
  • Project Director - Immigration
  • ESL/Civics Coordinator
  • Staff Attorney - Immigration Project
  • Huy Tran
    Citizenship Grants Manager (DOJ Accredited)
  • Karina Trieu
    Citizenship Coordinator (DOJ Accredited)
  • Henry Tse
    Legal Assistant
  • Grants Coordinator - Immigration Project
  • Ayano Wolff, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • ESL/Civics Coordinator
  • Senior Staff Attorney
  • Jing Zhang
    Program Manager

Impact Litigation

Leadership Development

  • Senior Manager of Coalition Building
  • Program Coordinator
  • Edward Flores
    Youth Programs Manager
  • Project Director - Youth and Parent Leadership Development
  • Agustin Herrera
    Youth and Parent Advocate


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
हिंदी 855.971.2552


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.