Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Staff Listing



  • Lona Cheung
    Senior Accountant
  • Executive Assistant to the President and Executive Director
  • Kate Chung
  • Angelique Jackson
    Administrative Assistant II
  • Ken Montenegro
    Director of Information Technology
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Janet Park
    Receptionist II
  • James Weng
    Information Technology Support Manager

Organizational Outreach


Direct Services

  • Direct Services Director
  • Christine Chen, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Sandra Chung, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Staff Attorney II
  • Sophaleena Gershoff
    Community Legal Advocate - Khmer
  • Thuwadara Goldman
    Community Legal Assistant - Thai
  • Gloria Ho
    Housing Preservation Coordinator
  • Priscilla Jang
    Instructor-Civics and ESL
  • Theresa Jung
  • Annie Kao
    Community Legal Advocate - Chinese
  • Project Director - Citizenship
  • Moon Kyu Kim
    Community Legal Advocate - Korean
  • Project Director - ALLIP
  • Anna H. Kim, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Debby Lin, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Staff Attorney
  • Izumi Miyake, Esq.
    Staff Attorney II
  • Jang Woo Nam
    Community Legal Advocate – Korean
  • Natt Orapin
    Community Legal Advocate - Thai
  • DACA Legal Advocate
  • Parija Patel, Esq.
    Staff Attorney
  • Quynh Pham
    Community Legal Advocate – Vietnamese
  • Faith Santoso, Esq.
    Staff Attorney II
  • Michelle Saucedo
    Legal Advocate
  • Supervising Attorney
  • Senior Paralegal
  • Project Director - Immigration
  • Huy Tran
    Legal Assistant
  • Karina Gia Phoi Trieu
    Community Legal Advocate - Vietnamese
  • Beryl Tung
    Community Legal Advocate - Chinese
  • Senior Staff Attorney
  • Jing Zhang

Impact Litigation

Leadership Development

  • Leadership Development Director
  • Povi-Tamu Bryant
    Community Based Coordinator
  • Edward Flores
    Youth Coordinator
  • Li'i Furumoto
    Project Director - Youth and Parent Leadership Development
  • Project Director - Leadership Development in Interethnic Relations
  • Julio Orellana
    School and Family Coordinator
  • Program Coordinator II - Youth & Community
  • Araceli Simeon-Luna
    PON Project Director


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.

Main: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356


도움이 필요하십니까?: 800.867.3640
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.