Executive Team

Mission - Vision - Value

TLP desires to provide our members with dynamic, reliable, commercially-minded and creative legal advice, both domestically and internationally. We believe in profitable growth based on our core values of integrity, service, excellence and teamwork, and we pride ourselves on our top-notch customer service. Our team is our family, and we treat every member of our family with dignity and respect.

David Lam

- Founder/CEO -

David Lam, founder and CEO of Thai Legal Protection (TLP), is a respected business leader in the Thai community for more than twenty years. Over the years of advising clients, he recognized the need for an affordable and accessible legal and visa immigration consulting service for both individuals and businesses.

Preston Bennett

- Co-Founder/VP-

Two words stand-out when you get to know Preston: SEMPER FIDELIS, Latin for “always faithful”. This is also the motto, of the United States Marine Corps where Preston proudly served is a character trait Preston has shown throughout his life and career as a successful “serial” entrepreneur, as he calls himself.

William J. Woo

- Business Technology Director -

William has enjoyed a distinguished, 15-year career in sales, brand management and business development for two of the most recognized multi-national firms and digital platforms: Yahoo and Google.

Suchitra (Rimi)

- Network Business Development -

Rimi’s stellar academic record while earning her B.A. degree in business administration was followed by a Master’s degree in entrepreneurship management, which she completed with high honors. Anyone who knows her is not surprised, these are the achievements of a high achiever.

Kevin Van Hook

- Communication Officer -

Kevin has an extensive background with exemplary skills in leadership, administration, communication, sports director, personal training, strategy/problem solving, among others making him a great asset to the TLP team.

Sunthorn C

- Chief Operating Officer -

Sunthorn Chavalchotewute is a graduate of Srinakharintarawirot University. He entered the business world about a decade ago and has proven to be a‘hands-on’ manager and a “team-builder’ earning the respect of all his staff. He is a man of great integrity.

Pogked Prathumtong

- Chief Compliance Officer-

Mr. Pogked Prathumtong is as a seasoned Human Resources manager. He has accepted the challenge of serving as Thai Legal Protection’s Chief Compliance Officer. Pogked’s labor relation portfolio began after graduating from Panchavitthaya Technician College.

Chatchai Tongsalabluan

- Corporate Counsel-

Chatchai Tongsalabluan is the lead attorney at Thai Legal Protection. Mr. Tongsalabluan extensive knowledge and experience have resulted in numerous favorable outcomes for the firm’s clients.

Cherma Sakpanya


Cherma Sakpanya (Sabai) takes personal responsibility when representing people during some of the most difficult times of their lives. Her goal is simple – to make the lives of her clients a little bit better by getting them what they need to move forward