Joanne Lee is ASAP’s Community Resources Attorney. She creates accessible content for ASAP’s growing membership.
Prior to joining ASAP, Joanne was a supervising immigration attorney at Gulfcoast Legal Services, a legal aid organization in Tampa Bay, FL. She provided community outreach and direct legal services for immigrants who have experienced domestic violence, human trafficking, and other crimes.
Joanne graduated from Oberlin College in 2015 and received her J.D. from Yale Law School in 2018. Joanne began volunteering with ASAP as a law student and assisted ASAP members in detention and in removal proceedings. Based on her experience, Joanne co-authored a paper, Interviewing Refugee Children: Theory, Policy, and Practice with Traumatized Asylum Seekers, which was published in Yale Journal of Law & Feminism.
Joanne is an immigrant hailing from South Korea by way of Canada. She uses she/her pronouns. In her spare time, Joanne enjoys walking her two dogs, cooking, baking, and crocheting colorful blankets and baby clothes.