SOAR for Justice


Dovie King

Founder and Executive Director

SOAR for Justice

Dovie King is a  pro bono attorney licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and formerly in New York and California. She has dedicated her career to helping low-income people and furthering equal opportunity in education.

Sarah Evans

Schwartz Semerdjian  

Cauley & Moot LLP

Sarah Evans is a law partner who has been practicing law since 2000, primarily working on employment law matters. She is active in the local community and was named California’s 40th Senate District's Woman of the Year in 2019. 

Kaleena Kei

Pro Athlete 

Law Group

Kaleena Kei is an associate attorney who has been involved in various legal fields such as criminal defense, family law and workers’ compensation. She volunteers her time helping domestic violence survivors obtain restraining orders.

Dovie King

Danie Laguna

Law Office of 

Daniel Laguna

Daniel Laguna is an attorney in private practice focusing on divorce, custody and other family law matters. He is formerly the director of a domestic violence restraining order legal clinic, helping survivors on the frontline.

Nisha Vyas

Western Center on Law 

and Policy

Nisha Vyas is a senior staff attorney with  with a background in community law and fair housing. Her advocacy is centered on homelessness prevention and the belief that all people should have safe access to housing.

Christine Schumacher

Legal Aid Society of 

San Diego

Christine Schumacher is the lead attorney of pro bono specializing in domestic violence advocacy, family law and overseeing volunteer attorneys. She is a 2020 Leaders in the Law award recipient, legal editor and trainer.

Dovie King

Wendy Musell

Levy Vinick Burrell 

Hyams LLP

Wendy Musell is an experienced workers' rights lawyer who has made a career of holding employers accountable for civil rights violations. She is a recognized expert in her field,  earning the title of  one of the Top 100 Women Attorneys in California.