This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.
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Joann Lee

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Special Counsel on Language Justice
Los Angeles CA
Joann Lee is special counsel on language justice at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA). Joann has provided direct legal services to Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in the Los Angeles area at LAFLA since 2000. Bilingual in Korean and English, Joann has specialized in family and immigration law, with a focus on representing survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. She has conducted language access advocacy with various government entities, including filing administrative complaints and litigation based on civil rights mandates. Joann was appointed to the California Judicial Council Language Access Plan Implementation Task Force, on which she served from 2015 until 2019. Active in the local community, Joann has served on the boards of the Korean American Bar Association, Korean Resource Center, and the Center for the Pacific Asian Family.