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RANDY JOHNSTON

214-741-6250  |  email

ROBERT TOBEY

214-741-6251  |  email

CHAD BARUCH

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COYT JOHNSTON

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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 […]

Moving to Withdraw Deemed Admissions: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Most Texas lawyers know that a party seeking to set aside deemed admissions ordinarily bears the burden to establish good cause and lack of prejudice. But many of these same lawyers do not realize that in many cases, this burden of proof actually shifts to the party opposing withdrawal of the deemed admissions. And sometimes, […]

Continuance Motions: They Need to be Written!

The rules of civil procedure require that a continuance motion be verified: “No application for a continuance shall be heard before the defendant files his defense, nor shall any continuance be granted except for sufficient cause supported by affidavit, or by consent of the parties, or by operation of law.” Tex. R. Civ. P. 251. […]

The DBA Has Your Back

As I write this column in early April, we have been “sheltering in place” and “social distancing” for more than three weeks—with at least four more to go.  These are unprecedented and difficult times. But we will get through them together. Our way of doing things always has involved lawyers coming to the Belo Mansion […]

Two Johnston Tobey Baruch Attorneys Earn D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas Honors

Robert Tobey recognized for professional liability litigation and Chad Baruch named for appellate case work. Peer lawyers and the staff at D Magazine have again named Johnston Tobey Baruch shareholders Robert Tobey and Chad Baruch to the prestigious Best Lawyers in Dallas list. This is the ninth consecutive year that Mr. Tobey has been named […]

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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 (2015-2019) 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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