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.

LATEST NEWS & OPINIONS

Three Johnston Tobey Baruch Lawyers Named to D Magazine’s List of the Best Lawyers in Dallas for 2021

Randy Johnston, Robert Tobey and Chad Baruch Receive Honor DALLAS – All three name partners at Dallas law firm Johnston Tobey Baruch – Randy Johnston, Robert Tobey and Chad Baruch – have been named to the list of the Best Lawyers in Dallas 2021 by D Magazine. Mr. Johnston and Mr. Tobey are honored in […]

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, […]

Firm Achieves Reversal For Plaintiff In Fifth Circuit

JTB appellate partner, Chad Baruch, won a reversal of a defendant’s summary judgment in the Fifth Circuit last week. The case involved the widow of the Dallas physician. In a federal lawsuit, the widow alleges that her deceased husband’s practice-management company failed to pay the invoice on a life-insurance policy, resulting in its lapse. She […]

Texas Supreme Court Resolves Issues Concerning Medical-Expense Affidavits

Section 18.001 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code allows a claimant to submit to the jury the issue of the reasonableness of medical expenses without the need for an expert by filing a statutorily compliant affidavit. The defendant may avoid this abbreviated procedure by filing a statutorily compliant counter-affidavit. Three questions arose under […]

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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.
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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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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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