Randy Johnston


214-741-6250  |  email

Robert Tobey


214-741-6251  |  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.


Thanks D Magazine for calling my name…

D Magazine sings Randy Johnston’s praises and Randy sings right back after being named to the D Best Lawyers in Dallas Hall of Fame. “D Best Ballad” Inside every older lawyer there’s a young girl or boy, Asking what the hell happened, how’d I get to this point? I been doing this a while and […]

Firm Partner Chad Baruch Selected Chair-Elect of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors

Johnston Tobey Baruch partner Chad Baruch was selected chair-elect of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors during the board’s quarterly meeting on April 29, 2022, in El Paso. Chad, the firm’s managing shareholder, will take office in June and will serve as chair until June 2023. Chad was elected in 2020 to serve […]

Johnston Tobey Baruch Attorneys Earn 2021 Texas Super Lawyers Honors

DALLAS – All lawyers with trial and appellate firm Johnston Tobey Baruch have been selected to the 2021 Texas Super Lawyers list, with shareholders Chad Baruch and Randy Johnston earning special honors by the peer-review guide to leading lawyers. Mr. Baruch, an appellate specialist, made the Super Lawyers list of Top 100 attorneys in the […]

SCOTX Wades Into The Political-Question Doctrine

Few lawyers remember much about the political-question doctrine beyond what they learned during their first year of law school. On the rare occasions that the doctrine is litigated, it usually occurs in a federal court rather than the state-court system. But in a rare exception to the mine run of cases involving the political-question doctrine, […]

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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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All attorneys are currently recognized among the Best Lawyers in America for 2020 by BL Rankings.
All attorneys are also currently recognized as 2020 Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters.

Lawyer of the Year:
Randy Johnston, Professional Malpractice Law (2020), Robert Tobey, Legal Malpractice Law (2020),
Chad Baruch, Appellate Practice (2020) by Best Lawyers/BL Rankings.

Best Law Firms:
Tier 1 ranking by U.S. News and World Report (2015-2020);

Best Lawyers in Dallas:
Randy Johnston, Robert Tobey, Chad Baruch, Coyt Johnston (2015-2020) by D Magazine;

Texas Super Lawyers:
Randy Johnston (2003-2020), Robert Tobey (2003-2020), Chad Baruch (2011-2020), Coyt Johnston (2018-2020) by Thomson Reuters;

Best Lawyers in America:
Randy Johnston (2013-2020), Robert Tobey (2013-2020), Chad Baruch (2016-2020), Coyt Johnston (2016-2020) by BL Rankings.


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