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, employment law, commercial litigation and fiduciary litigation, as well as civil appeals, family appeals and criminal appeals, for many prominent Texas companies and individuals.
LATEST NEWS & OPINIONS
In our legal malpractice cases, we generally do not assert claims against associate attorneys on the theory that they are not in charge of the direction taken or work done in the case or transaction. But that doesn’t mean that associates have no responsibility for violations of rules of procedure, ethical rules, or court orders […]
They say that democracy dies in darkness. That may be true, because inequality thrives in darkness. With all the publicity about sexual harassment, we need to note the approach of the April 4th Equal Pay Day. That is the day when a woman’s salary finally catches up to the man’s salary for the prior year […]
Parties in Texas divorce cases often become confused over when decrees can be clarified—and what constitutes a clarification as opposed to a modification. Being able to distinguish the two often means the difference between success and failure in divorce matters. Under Texas law, a trial court cannot change its final judgment after expiration of what […]
Determining Whether Your Texas Judgment Is Final and Appealable (and the special danger presented by family cases!)
As a general rule, only the final judgment in a lawsuit can be appealed. With a very few specifically enumerated exceptions, Texas law does not permit appeals from what are known as interlocutory orders (interlocutory orders are orders made during litigation of the case but before entry of final judgment). See generally City of Beaumont […]
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