Why Choose Rob?

Rob Latham wants you to be free … free from unjust prosecution, and free from unhealthy relationships. He provides his clients with a broad range of expertise and working knowledge of the legal system. He is a fourth-generation Utah native and has spent more than a decade championing our ability to enjoy the blessings of liberty.

If you or your loved one has been arrested or charged with a crime or delinquency in Utah, or had the DCFS take action against your family, call  (435) 200-4872 or (801) 872-4384 to schedule consultation to discuss your legal matter.

Client Testimonials:

“Rob, thank you for the quick and expert work you have provided to our son. You have put all of our minds and hearts at ease. The outcome is probably the best we could have hoped for. Again, thank you for your diligence.”

“We just want to take a moment to thank you…. You have done everything you promised, in fact you exceeded our expectations and on many occasions went the extra mile for us. We will refer others to you without hesitation…. We are happy to share the excellent reputation you have built with us, with others.”

“Congratulations to one of the BEST attorneys in Utah when it comes to taking on THE MAN and defending your rights – Go Rob”

“You got me through something horrible. I am so glad you were there and you took on my case. I am so grateful for everything. You have been very great. You are better than other attorneys I’ve seen in court. You obviously are a pro. I knew it from the first meeting. I knew you were the right one to get me through this. And so thank you so much!!!”

“Rob, I never thanked you for all that you did for me and my family. You are wonderful and I recommend you to everyone I know.”

Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Expungements
  • Juvenile Court (Delinquency, Dependency/Neglect/Abuse)
  • Parental Defense/DCFS/Family Regulation (a.k.a., “child welfare”)
  • Minor Emancipation
  • Conservatorship/Guardianship/Ward Representation
  • Government Relations
  • Election Law

Bar Admissions:

  • Utah State courts since 1994
  • United States District Court for the District of Utah since 1994

Professional Affiliations:

  • Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Life Member
  • National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, Legal Committee, Lifetime Member
  • Utah Family Defenders Association, Member, 2015 New Parental Defender of the Year, 2019 Appellate Attorney of the Year

Education and Achievements:

  • University of Utah College of Law (J.D., 1994)
    Utah Law Review, Staff Member
    – Legal Writing Teaching Assistant
    – Traynor Moot Court Competition, Finalist and Best Brief
    – National Appellate Advocacy Team, Region XI Semi-finalist
  • University of Southern California (B.A. Broadcast Journalism, 1991; B.A. Social Sciences and Communication, 1991)
    – Minor: Business Administration
    – Dean’s List

Community Service:

  • Libertarian National Committee (Regional Alternate, 2009-2010; Judicial Committee, 2010-2018, 2022 – present)
  • Libertarian Party of Utah (Chairman, 2005-2008)
  • Salt Lake Community College (Adjunct Faculty, 2005-2010)
  • Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Legislative Committee, 2006-2015)