RANDY JOHNSTON

214-741-6250  |  email

ROBERT TOBEY

214-741-6251  |  email

KAREN FITZGERALD

214-265-9958 |  email

CHAD BARUCH

214-217-8304 |  email

COYT JOHNSTON

214-217-4294 |  email

Johnston Tobey Baruch is a Dallas-based firm of Texas trial and appellate attorneys with a broad range of litigation experience. We are pioneers in the handling of legal malpractice, accounting malpractice, investment fraud and insurance bad faith matters. We also have an enviable track record with business disputes, commercial litigation and fiduciary litigation, as well as civil appeals, family appeals and criminal appeals, for many prominent Texas companies and individuals.

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Citizens Beware: You Could Be SLAPPed

Texas litigants considering filing a legal action for defamation need to consider whether the Texas Citizens Participation Act covers their claims. Signed in 2011, the Act provides powerful tools by which defamation defendants may not only escape liability but also can turn the tables on their accusers by obtaining an award of attorney’s fees incurred […]

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How to be good at Direct Examination

It’s not about you, Mr./Ms. Lawyer.   There are few things lawyers like more than a good cross-examination. They prepare for it probably more than any other part of a trial, getting ready to stand toe-to-toe with a witness, using skills honed by years of practice, and destroy even the appearance of honest testimony from […]

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The Dangers of Motions for Continuance

When you file a motion for continuance, you are telling the court, your client, and opposing counsel that you are not ready for trial. This engenders risk even for early trial settings. Two of the biggest legal malpractice cases that our firm has handled involved motions for continuance of early trial settings that were denied. […]

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What You Must Know About Wrongful Termination and Lawyers

I’ve been wrongfully terminated. Almost every potential client who calls me says the same thing: “I’ve been wrongfully terminated.” But when I ask for details, hardly anyone can explain the details of this alleged “wrongful termination.” If you search the internet, you’ll find the term “wrongful termination” everywhere.  Actually, though, there is no such thing as […]

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TESTIMONIALS

Chad (Baruch) represented a customer of ours in an appeal of a detrimental jury verdict. Chad was excellent at recognizing the trial error and his brief on the issue was superb. Needless to say, the result was a reversal on appeal.

Thomas E. Kirkland

President/CEO, TEKMAK Development
Randy is an excellent and engaging speaker, bringing years of real-world and practical experience to a deep knowledge of substantive legal issues affecting our profession. His unique interests, his willingness to tell it like it is, and his contagious passion for the practice of law, brings character to any discussion

Mark Waite

Houston Corporate Attorney
Randy (Johnston) knows exactly which buttons to push to get the best results for his clients. He is a straight shooter, a wise counselor and a formidable adversary in the courtroom.

Paul Koning

Hughes Luce

NEWSLETTER

Johnston Tobey Baruch publishes a newsletter whenever a subject interests us enough that we feel the need to discuss it. Over the years, we have offered solutions to a number of ethical and professional malpractice problems and issues. We have expanded the discussion to include business and fiduciary litigation and the general state of the legal profession.

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Best Law Firms: U.S. News and World Report 2015; Best Lawyers in Dallas: Randy Johnston, Robert Tobey, Coyt Johnston, Chad Baruch (D Magazine 2015); Super Lawyers: Randy Johnston (2003-15), Robert Tobey (2003-15), Chad Baruch (2011-15) (Thomson Reuters); Rising Stars: Coyt Johnston (Thomson Reuters 2015); Best Lawyers: Randy Johnston, Robert Tobey, Coyt Johnston, Chad Baruch (Woodward White 2016).

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