RANDY JOHNSTON

214-741-6250  |  email

ROBERT TOBEY

214-741-6251  |  email

KAREN FITZGERALD

214-265-9958 |  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, employment law, commercial litigation and fiduciary litigation, as well as civil appeals, family appeals and criminal appeals, for many prominent Texas companies and individuals.

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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 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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