Atty. Charito A. Zamora was Senior Deputy Executive Secretary at the Office of the President prior to her well-deserved appointment to the PRC.
She is among the distinguished alumni of San Beda University, having graduated from the School of Law in Mendiola in 1994. She was conferred a Certificate in American Law at the Berkeley School of Law, University of California, in 2015. A seasoned lawyer, she has rendered public service in all three branches of the National Government.
She was Officer-in-Charge at the Office of Cybercrime, Department of Justice between 2018 and 2022, and has previously been engaged as Technical Assistant with the rank of Assistant Secretary at the Office of the Deputy Executive Secretary for Legal Affairs, Office of the President, under the leadership of former recently-retired Commission on Audit Chairperson Michael Aguinaldo between 2010 and 2016. From 2016-2018, she was among the senior officers of now Solicitor General Meynard I. Guevarra at the Office of the Senior Deputy Executive Secretary, Office of the President. Earlier in her legal career, she was Chief-of-Staff of former Congressman Matias V. Defensor, Jr., and was a long-time Court Attorney at the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
An accomplished songwriter, she has penned some remarkable original Filipino music popularized by Regine Velasquez, Sharon Cuneta, Jaya, Lani Misalucha and Zsa Zsa Padilla, among others. Her favorite works include “To Reach You,” “Beginning Today,” and “Tila.” Suffice it to say that she is a balanced person considering her careers in the legal and music profession.