Joann H. Lee is the directing attorney of the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Community Outreach Unit of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA), where she provides direct legal services to the growing indigent API immigrant population in the Los Angeles area. Joann specializes in the areas of family and immigration law, with a focus on representing domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking survivors before the courts and administrative bodies. Joann directs outreach efforts, media work, and projects designed to provide monolingual and limited-English proficient APIs improved access to legal services. She is also actively involved in national and local efforts to provide all individuals linguistic access to legal and social services. Joann received her J.D. from George Washington University Law School, and a B.S. from Northwestern University. She currently serves on the boards of the Korean American Bar Association of Southern California and the Korean Resource Center and serves on the honorary board of the Center for the Pacific-Asian Family, a local domestic violence/sexual assault shelter serving API women and children.