Maralee McLean is a child advocate, protective mother, and author of Prosecuted But Not Silenced. Maralee’s passion for child advocacy developed over two decades of living a mother’s worse nightmare. Fighting the system both body and soul, she gained the insight that this was not her nightmare alone. She organized a National Rally of Mothers at the Capitol and is involved in legislative work on the task force for the Colorado Children’s Code appointed by the Governor. Maralee has testified before Congress to promote judicial accountability to better protect sexually abused children’s rights in our courts. She has spoken to law students and at conferences in several states, and her story has been covered by many local media outlets and internationally on CNN.