Giving back and strengthening community are at the heart of Your Ad Attorney’s guiding principles. Because when our communities stay strong, more people thrive through connection, live more authentically, lead with empathy, and interact with transparency — all valued principles of Your Ad Attorney.
Give back to keep strengthening Atlanta’s community and helping more people feel heard, supported, and represented.
Nurture meaningful and lasting collaborations to serve your best business interests.
Be authentic with you and how I can help meet your legal needs; and welcome you to be authentic with me as your trusted adviser.
Lead with empathy and understanding while advocating for you and achieving your goals.
Show transparency in all aspects of my legal work with you – and help you achieve transparency with your community.
Your Ad Attorney provides pro bono legal services to Georgia-based 501(c)(3) clients of Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta (PBPA).
Founding Board Chair & regular Board Member (Since 2016)
Mission: We Love Buford Highway is a 501(c)3 nonprofit preserving the multicultural identity of Atlanta’s Buford Highway.
Vision: To position Atlanta’s Buford Highway as the epicenter of an evolving South, where immigrant communities can thrive for generations.
•Integrity: We work with transparency, humility, and accountability.
•Inclusion: We provide resources and information for all of Buford Highway communities, regardless of where they come from.
•Influence: We strategize activities and conversations that impact our communities.
Elected Board Member (Since 2020); Co-Chair, Programming Committee (2013-2015); Recipient, June Lee Award
The organization was founded in Aug. 2012 by a dedicated group of lawyers to elevate the visibility of Korean American attorneys and law students within the Georgia legal community and to advance our professional development through mentorship programs, training, and community involvement.
As of 2020, KABA-GA has 198 members consisting of elected officials, judges, partners and associates, in-house attorneys, non-profit attorneys, law students, and solo/small firm practitioners. KABA-GA is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, operates thanks to contributions from volunteer Committees, and is funded largely by membership dues and sponsorships.
Board member since 2021.
The A Pledge is a call to Atlanta advertising and marketing agencies to come together in a committed effort to create inclusive opportunities within our industry. Over the next decade, we will make the changes needed to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of our community. As we do, we will see systemic opportunity grow in our industry, our city, and our nation.
We are asking Atlanta advertising and marketing agencies to sign a pledge committing to match the diversity of their team to that of our city by 2030. Currently, demographic studies show that in 2020, Atlanta’s population is 62% People of Color, 38% White.
Learn more at theapledge.com
In 2021, Alina founded and now Co-Chairs the LEAD Atlanta Alumni Entrepreneur Program, which includes:
– Free Mastermind sessions exclusive to LEAD Alumni entrepreneurs. Sessions are held every other month and we discuss different topics important to entrepreneurs; and
– 2 speaker panel events a year open to all LEAD Alumni.
SURJ is a national network of groups and individuals organizing people for racial justice. Aince 2017, Alina has served as a SURJ Education Committee Member.
Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability. We work to connect people across the country while supporting and collaborating with local and national racial justice organizing efforts. SURJ provides a space to build relationships, skills and political analysis to act for change.
We envision a society where we struggle together with love, for justice, human dignity and a sustainable world.
Alina served as Co-Chair, on NPABA’S Energy, Environment & Sustainability Committee from 2016-2017.
Member and Student Mentor, Atlanta Chapter (2016-2017)
Alins served as a student mentor through AABE’s “In Our Shoes Mentorship Program.” She meet with her mentees ~ monthly to discuss career goals and to provide with resources and connections to help her succeed.
Alina participated in Steering Committee meetings and event organization. She coordinated and oversaw Rogers & Hardin’s volunteer project through the organization.
Alina I served on the leadership team for Inspire-GA, Southern Company Gas’ Women’s Employee Resource Group’s Atlanta chapter from 2018 to 2019. Inspire-GA is Southern Company Gas’ largest employee resource group, with over 300 members. This unique group seeks to promote and uplift the women employees at Southern Company Gas through their educational programs, community events, and networking opportunities.
Alina is a founding member of Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta’s “40 and under” advisory board, called the “Spring Board”. During her time with PBPA, she has helped to create its popular “House Calls” legal service, which trains nonprofit boards about their responsibilities as board members. Alina also regularly volunteers to assist with pro bono matters.
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