Criminal Appeals

Johnston Tobey Baruch handles criminal appeals and habeas corpus petitions in both state and federal courts. Chad Baruch has handled criminal appellate matters including both state and federal direct appeals and habeas corpus proceedings.

Chad represented the former Dallas County District Attorney in his own appeal of contempt of court charges, obtaining a reversal and judgment of acquittal. Chad also has served as Special Prosecutor and Dallas County District Attorney Pro Tem in criminal appellate matters on behalf of the State of Texas.

At Johnston Tobey Baruch, we handle criminal appeals including:

  • Due Process
  • The Right to Effective Assistance of Counsel
  • The Right to a Speedy Trial
  • The Right to be Secure from Illegal Search and Seizure
  • The Right against Self-Incrimination
  • The Right to an Impartial Judge and Jury

If you believe you have been wrongly accused of a crime, contact us today.


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