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Charlotte Laws

Served on GVGC 2004-2012

Charlotte Laws at Political Event in May 2005


Charlotte Laws served four terms on the Greater Valley Glen Council (GVGC), representing the stakeholders of Greater Valley Glen, California. She was the chair of the Government Relations Committee for many years and a member of the Land Use Committee. In 2006 - 2007, Charlotte served as a Los Angeles Commissioner, appointed to the position by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Charlotte was also appointed to the LANC Congress; acting as the body's South Valley District Representative from 2006-2012.. 

Charlotte has had extensive experience in community outreach, working in both the private and nonprofit sectors.  She has been a Realtor since 1987 and is currently a top agent with Prudential. She is listed among the top 3% of Realtors nationwide. She is the recipient of the Prudential President's Club Award, Real Estate's Leading Edge Award, and the "nominate a Realtor" community service award. She was also honored by the Los Angeles Business Journal at the Real Estate Awards. Charlotte's real estate websites are: www.yourtopbroker.com and www.charlottelaws.com

Photo of Charlotte Laws

Charlotte's  interaction with the community as a real estate agent has kept her in touch with local needs. Her community involvement is extensive, ranging from regular donations out of every closed escrow to the Aaroe Associates Charitable Foundation to personal contributions and volunteer work for numerous not-for-profit groups. She is the founder and president of the League for Earth & Animal Protection (LEAP) - www.LEAPnonprofit.org .

Protecting nonhumans and the environment is a top priority for her. She is currently involved with two not-for-profit projects: the implementation of public "no-kill animal shelters" in California cities and a vegetarian  program for local restaurants, intended to support vegetarian options and bring customers / business to the local community. 

She is a member of the Advisory Board for Center on Animal Liberation Affairs (CALA) and served on the No-Kill Council, chairing the Community Partnerships Committee. She is the founder and president of the Los Angeles Directors of Animal Welfare (DAWs) program and is the recipient of the 2006 Los Angeles Animal Humanitarian Award. 


Charlotte attained a Ph.D. in Social Ethics from the University of Southern California (USC) and holds two Master's Degrees: in Professional Writing (USC) and in Social Ethics (USC). She also has two Bachelor Degrees: in Philosophy from California State University, Northridge (CSUN) and in Theatre Arts (CSUN). Charlotte has completed doctoral level coursework at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and post-doctoral coursework at Oxford University in England. She has supplemented her education with classes in community development, conflict resolution, computers, real estate, et al. from various universities and community colleges. 

Charlotte Laws in Feb 2012
Charlotte in Las Vegas in Feb 2012


Charlotte Laws

Charlotte authored a self-help book and chapters in several anthologies, including Igniting a Revolution, Voices In Defense of Mother Earth and a Call to Compassion . She is the author of numerous articles, published in the L.A. Times, Newsweek, Huffington Post, Special Report, Publisher's Weekly, The Globe, Counterpunch, L.A. Voice Magazine, Opinion Editorials, The Simon, Broker Agent News, The Santa Monica Daily Press, The Oakland Tribune, The Tolucan Times, The Daily News, The Burbank Leader, E The Environmental Magazine, Human Beams, et al.  


Charlotte hosted her own television show "Uncommon Sense" from 2007 until 2010. She has been a weekly commentator  on the NBC show "The Filter with Fred Roggin" since 2009 and a co-host on the Internet show "Every Way Woman" since 2007.  

Charlotte was a syndicated columnist from 1999-200l; her articles explored a variety of topics from philosophy to politics, law,  real estate and social issues. She currently writes op-ed pieces for the LA Daily News, Huffington Post and other publications, investigating political, cultural, philosophical and entertainment-related issues. 

She has been interviewed on numerous television and radio shows, including Larry King Live, The Late Show, Good Day L.A., Fox News, CBS News, ABC News, The Journal, Oprah Winfrey, AM Los Angeles, Nightline and Dr. Drew. People magazine interviewed her for one of their issues. Charlotte regularly speaks at events. If you would like to invite to her speak at your event, click here for more details.. 

 


Clean speaking at Clean Money Workshop

Charlotte is listed in Who's Who in California and Notable American Women. She has received the CTM Award, and the California Legislature presented her with a special Certificate of Recognition for her outstanding work. Charlotte is a member of the National Association of Realtors ,  the California Association of Realtors , the Southland Regional Association of Realtors , CLAW & other local Multiple Listing Services. She is a member of various nonprofit organizations, contributing primarily to causes associated with the arts, animal rights/welfare, environmentalism, and education. Throughout her career, she has developed a record of accomplishments and experiences that will continue serve her community well.

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Charlotte Laws in Winter 2004. Photo taken prior to fundraiser for Jerry Brown.

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Charlotte Laws
  21781 Ventura Blvd. Suite 633
WH, CA 91364
Tel.  818.346.5280
Fax.  818.990.4750

Charlotte Laws in March 2005.

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