Ari Chiarella is a Co-Director and Social Work Supervisor at the Center for Family Representation’s Queens Practice.  She supervises program staff in the Family Defense Practice as well as the specialty Housing and Criminal Defense areas of practice.  Ari has been at CFR for 11 years and began working for the organization in June of 2007 as a Family Advocate in the Manhattan Family Defense Practice.  She has since obtained her Masters in Social Work and worked as a staff social worker, senior social worker, and supervisor, advocating for clients in both Manhattan and Queens Family Courts.  Ari received her BA in Psychology from Barnard College and her MSW from Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.