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
  • Vy Le
    Vietnamese Community Advocate
  • Joseph Navales
    Staff Attorney
  • Citizenship Coordinator

Administration

  • Jennifer Chang
    Human Resources Manager
  • Richard Crowe
    Controller
  • Ivona Holland
    Accounting Assistant
  • Angelique Jackson
    Office Administrator
  • Executive Assistant
  • Human Resources Director
  • Charles Nguyen
    Accountant
  • Janet Park
    Receptionist II
  • Dan Suruki
    Senior Facilities/Office Manager
  • James Weng
    Information Technology Support Manager

Organizational Outreach

  • Pro Bono Director & Legal Counsel
  • Liza Ameen
    Communications Director
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Liza Chu
    California Policy Manager

Development

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
  • Project Coordinator - Citizenship Virtual Review Project
  • John Kim
    ALLIP Project Director
  • Project Director
  • Staff Attorney
  • I-Hsuan Lin
    Staff Attorney
  • Staff Attorney
  • Legal Advocate - Immigration Project (DOJ Accredited Representative)
  • Terry Park
    Grants Systems Manager
  • Patricia Park, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Matthew Promsunthorn
    Community Legal Advocate - Thai
  • Mark Robbins
    Staff Attorney
  • Jeanette H. Sayno
    Community Legal Advocate - Tagalog
  • Dickran Sevlian, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Sanae Shinotsuka
    SAFE Project Director
  • Project Director - Immigration
  • Staff Attorney - Immigration Project
  • Karina Trieu
    Network Manager, Immigration Program Administration (DOJ Accredited)
  • Senior Staff Attorney
  • Jing Zhang
    Program Manager

Impact Litigation

  • Charles Evans
    Supervising Attorney

Policy

  • Research Analyst
  • Victoria (Nikki) Dominguez
    Education Equity 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
  • Education Equity Coordinator

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.