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
Los Angeles CA
Joann Lee is a special counsel at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA). Bilingual in Korean and English, Joann has provided direct legal services to the growing Asian & Pacific Islander (API) immigrant population in the Los Angeles area at LAFLA since 2000. Joann practices family and immigration law, with a focus on representing domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking survivors before the family and immigration courts, as well as other administrative bodies. Joann also has filed administrative complaints and litigation based on state and federal civil rights language access requirements to obtain meaningful language services for clients. Joann served on the California Judicial Council Language Access Plan Implementation Task Force from 2015-2019. She has also served on the boards of the Korean American Bar Association, Korean Resource Center, and the Center for the Pacific Asian Family, a domestic violence/sexual assault shelter serving the API community.