Named Vice-Chair of Animal Legal Defense Fund-L.A.

When Attorney Shelley Rios began her work with the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) in Los Angeles, she was a volunteer attorney seeking to form a group of animal welfare advocates. Now, as Vice-Chair of ALDF-LA, she continues to work toward helping animals through her law advocacy and by raising awareness of the plights of animals.

Shelley Rios is a Burbank real estate and probate attorney with more than 20 years of experience. Though she has many years of success in probate and real estate law, she is passionate about advocating for animal legislation and raising awareness on the troubles that animals experience. Not only does she fulfill this passion as Vice-Chair of ALDF-LA, but she also does so as co-founder of The Animal Protectorates (TAPS) and as a member of the board of directors of the Burbank Police Foundation.

On September 27th, Shelley Rios will be moderating a panel in the ALDF-LA Animal Law Symposium being held at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. The symposium will focus on concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) and the impacts on animals, humans, and the environment. Attorney Shelley Rios's strong belief in unwavering dedication to defending animals through litigation, legislation and raising social awareness reflect her continued pursuit of stronger legal and social values