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

Video – Dallas Bar President has a Vision for the Future

Trial attorney Robert Tobey, co-founder of Johnston Tobey Baruch, was sworn in as the 111th president of the Dallas Bar Association (DBA) on Jan. 11. Founded in 1873, the Dallas Bar Association serves as the voluntary professional body for more than 11,000 Dallas-area lawyers. Mr. Tobey plans to focus on issues such as equal access to justice […]

President’s Column – Celebrating the Right to Vote

This year, the DBA is celebrating the right to vote with three programs and what we call the “Vote Project.” On February 27 Eric Foner—a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and professor from Columbia University—will appear at the Belo Mansion to discuss the reconstruction amendments, including the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 15th Amendment guaranteeing […]

Look Out Criminal Defense Attorneys: The Texas Supreme Court Broadens Potential Legal Malpractice Exposure

After the Texas Supreme Court’s decision in Peeler v. Hughes & Luce, Texas criminal defense lawyers generally felt that they had immunity from malpractice claims. In that case, after being convicted and sentenced, Ms. Peeler sued her criminal defense counsel for malpractice because he had failed to communicate a plea-bargain to her under which she […]

Sharing Fees and Paying Referral Fees in 2020

Some of us remember the “good old days.” You could share your fees – i.e. pay or receive a referral fee – on almost any terms you wanted so long as both of you accurately reported your income to the IRS. There were times when I would receive a blind call on a personal injury […]

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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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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 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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"No one is listening until you make a mistake."

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