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Maralee McLean    

Child Advocate & Domestic Violence Expert

Maralee McLean is a child advocate, protective parent, domestic violence expert, professional speaker, and author of "Prosecuted But Not Silenced: Courtroom Reform for Sexually Abused Children." McLean has written several articles for the ABA Child Law Journal, Women’s E-New and other publications on the problems of family courts not protecting abused children. McLean is with Women’s Media Center (WMC), SheSourceExpert, and NPEIV (National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence). She presents at conferences, law schools and is a spokesperson for protective mothers.

Her passion for advocacy developed through living a mother’s worst nightmare. Fighting the system with body and soul, she gained the insight that this was not her nightmare alone. She organized a National Rally of Mothers at the Colorado State Capitol and has been involved in legislative work that spans over two decades. She testified before Congress to promote judicial accountability to better protect sexually abused children’s rights in our courts. McLean’s story has been covered by many media outlets and internationally on CNN.

Speech Topics


Women's / Children's Human and Civil Rights

Social Justice, Child Abuse, Physical and Sexual Abuse, Domestic Violence

Legal and Social Policy Issues Concerning Violence Against Women and Children

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