For ARS attorney Jessica Ryan, working to protect the rights of American Indian families is a professional and personal mission. Her depth of knowledge is an incredible benefit to the clients served by ARS.
This year marks the 5-year anniversary of Adult Representation Services. We have grown from two staff and 1,000 cases in our first year to 76 staff and more than 3,400 cases at the halfway mark of 2023.
Jamielee Brown uses her social work expertise and passion for maternal health to help families facing child protection involvement. The parents’ “well-being determines the health of the next generation,” Brown said.
Adult Representation Services started out four years ago with two staff members. By 2022, that number had grown to 52 FTEs who represented more than 3,500 clients. Here are a few highlights showcasing the work of ARS in 2022.