Criminal Justice Attorney Fellow,
Ariel Simms is the Criminal Justice Attorney Fellow for The Arc’s National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability®. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her B.A. in Psychology and French from Saginaw Valley State University. Before law school, Ms. Simms worked as a mental health counselor. Since that time, Ms. Simms has worked on disability rights issues, including health care policy, human rights, and criminal justice, both nationally and abroad.