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ARCH Appoints New Executive Director: Roberto Lattanzio

Robert Lattanzio
Robert Lattanzio, new Executive Director of ARCH

Roberto (Rob) Lattanzio has been named the Executive Director of ARCH Disability Law Centre in Toronto. Rob has served as staff lawyer at ARCH for over 10 years and, in the past few, has distinguished himself as director of ARCH’s student programs. Over these years, Roberto has developed a significant expertise in disability law along with an excellent relationship with the diverse disability communities that ARCH serves.

Rob Lattanzio has been a valuable resource person to the Community Living groups in Ontario. He has also played an important role in Inclusive Education Canada’s training and education efforts in Ontario, most recently at sessions in Kingston, London and Toronto.  IEC has been pleased to have him as a member of our Network of Associates. We look forward to continued cooperation with Rob and with ARCH Disability Law Centre.

Rob joined ARCH as an articling student in 2003 and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2004. He received his LL.B and B.C.L. law degrees from McGill University in 2003, and received his B.A. from Concordia University in 1999. He has been involved in test case litigation at different levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and has made law reform submissions to various levels of government, committees, and administrative bodies.

Roberto has presented and written on topics such as equality and human rights law, administrative law, education law, legislative reform, and social science evidence. Roberto has a long-standing interest in disability issues and had extensive work experience with disability communities prior to attending law school.