Robert Latham

Associate Director, Children & Youth Law Clinic & Lecturer in Law

J.D. 2007, University of Michigan
B.A, B.S., University of Texas

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Phone: (305) 284-2806
Office: F305B

Robert Latham is a Clinical Instructor & Practitioner-in-Residence at the University of Miami Children and Youth Law Clinic. In the clinic, he teaches students who handle cases involving abused, abandoned and neglected children in a variety of forums, including dependency and family courts, administrative hearings, and federal and appellate courts.

Mr. Latham earned a B.S. in computer science and B.A. in linguistics from the University of Texas. He later received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan (2007), where he participated as a student and a Dean's Fellow in the Michigan Child Advocacy Law Clinic.

Prior to joining the clinic, Mr. Latham was a senior program attorney at the Guardian ad Litem Program.


COVID-19 Reflections on Resilience and Reform in the Child Welfare System , with Kele Stewart, 48 Fordham Urb. L.J. 95 (2020).

 Media Appearances

Other: ABA Children's Rights Litigation Committee Fearless Children’s Lawyer of the Month November 2020

Radio: National Public Radio April 12 2017 Interview on special immigrant juveniles in Florida.

 Presentations & Awards

Questions Asked & Answered - Attorneys for Children with Special Needs Panel (May 5, 2017)

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Phone: (305) 284-2806
Office: F305B
Faculty Assistant


Phone: (305)284-1686
Office: F305