Randy Johnston - Dallas Attorney


214-741-6250  |  email

Robert Tobey - Dallas Attorney


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Chad Baruch - Dallas Attorney


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Coyt Johnston - Dallas Attorney


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, employment law, commercial litigation and fiduciary litigation, as well as civil appeals, family appeals and criminal appeals, for many prominent Texas companies and individuals.


Modification Versus Clarification: Understanding the Difference in Texas Divorces

Modification Versus Clarification: Understanding the Difference in Texas Divorces

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 […]

What to Think About Before Signing a Non-Compete Agreement

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 […]

What Can I reveal about my clients?

What Can I Reveal About My Former Clients and May I Use Their Confidential Information?

Most lawyers know that you can’t disclose a current client’s confidential information.  But many lawyers—when they are either telling a war story or are trying to illustrate a point— voluntarily reveal confidential information about their former clients. Lawyers also are tempted to use their former clients’ confidential information when they are offered a lucrative case […]

What is sexual Harassment anyway

What is Sexual Harassment Anyway?

Months deep into the #metoo movement, many people wonder what sexual harassment is and why so many people hesitated to come forward with complaints of sexual harassment. The easy question is why people don’t come forward with complaints. Fear of retaliation is real.  The reality of retaliation is real. But defining sexual harassment is more […]


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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.
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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
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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.
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Paul Koning

Hughes Luce
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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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All attorneys are currently recognized as Best Lawyers in the The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Edition. All attorneys are also currently recognized as 2017 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars by Super Lawyers magazine.

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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