Kevin Robinowich


Asst Professor

College of Law

Kevin W. Robinowich joined the UNT Dallas College of Law in January 2016 as Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, and became an Assistant Professor of Law in Fall 2023. Professor Robinowich’s expertise is in the areas of family law, various areas of property law, elder law and estates, various areas of contract law, and academic success in legal education.  

Professor Robinowich received his juris doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2008 where he earned membership in the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Fraternity. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Government from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004.  He is currently licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and also obtained certification as a mediator.

As Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at UNT Dallas College of Law from 2016-2023, Professor Robinowich helped build the Student Affairs Office, its staff, its programming, its oversight of student organizations, and its implementation of accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act.  He also expanded the office to include a licensed professional counselor who exclusively serves students at the College of Law.  In addition, he worked with the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas System in policy creation and implementation.  Professor Robinowich also taught courses in family law, elder law, and professional responsibility.

Before joining UNT Dallas College of Law, Robinowich served as Director of Academic Support for St. Mary’s University School of Law from 2013 through 2016.  In this role, he served students’ needs in the areas of academic support and student affairs. He also taught a course in consumer bankruptcy law. 

From 2011 until 2013, Professor Robinowich served as Associate Director of Academic and Student Affairs at St. Mary’s University School of Law.  In this position he worked with other faculty and staff to create and implement a new and robust academic support program at St. Mary’s University School of Law.

From 2009 until 2011, Professor Robinowich took the position of Clinical Fellow for the Center for Legal and Social Justice (CLSJ) at St. Mary’s University School of Law.  As a Clinical Fellow, Robinowich practiced and lectured in a variety of areas of law including consumer law, probate law, wills and estates, bankruptcy, family law, and Social Security law. He taught St. Mary’s law students to practice in these areas of law as well. He also played an integral role in setting up the CLSJ’s office and procedures at Haven for Hope, the local transitional homeless shelter. During his time as a Clinical Fellow, Robinowich also worked with the Community Justice Program to initiate the Criminal Warrants Clinic, and provided legal presentations for the Parenting Order Legal Clinic and other organizations.

From 2008 through 2010, Professor Robinowich worked as the Associate Director of the Summer Skills Enhancement Program, an alternative admissions program at St. Mary’s University School of Law.

Robinowich has published an article, From Admission to Bar Passage: Extending a Helping Hand to Students at St. Mary’s University School of Law, 14 SCHOLAR 107 (2011). He has also presented at national conferences including the Association of American Law Schools Midyear Meeting - Workshop On Measuring Learning Gains, Orlando, Florida; the 2015 Rapid Insight Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; the 2015 Association of Academic Support Educators Conference, Chicago, Illinois; and the 2nd Annual Southwestern Consortium of Academic Support Professionals Workshop, San Antonio, Texas.