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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 on language justice at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. Bilingual in Korean, Ms. Lee has provided direct legal services to the Asian/Pacific Islander (API) immigrant population in the Los Angeles area at LAFLA since 2000. Ms. Lee specializes in the areas of family and immigration law, focusing on representing domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking survivors. Part of her practice has included navigating local courts and government agencies to obtain interpreters for clients and filing complaints based on state and federal civil rights language access requirements. In 2015, Ms. Lee was appointed by the Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court to serve on the California Judicial Council Language Access Plan Implementation Task Force. Ms. Lee has also served on the boards of the Korean American Bar Association of Southern California, Korean Resource Center, and the Center for the Pacific Asian Family.