(Aug. 21) – Two seasoned Dallas trial lawyers say they have never seen anything like what they witnessed last week in federal court in the fraud and racketeering case between the Diamond Doctor and a Tennessee lawyer. Never, says Randy Johnston, has he seen a federal judge rule that a lawyer likely fabricated a client and […]
It’s not about you, Mr./Ms. Lawyer. There are few things lawyers like more than a good cross-examination. They prepare for it probably more than any other part of a trial, getting ready to stand toe-to-toe with a witness, using skills honed by years of practice, and destroy even the appearance of honest testimony from […]
I’ve been wrongfully terminated. Almost every potential client who calls me says the same thing: “I’ve been wrongfully terminated.” But when I ask for details, hardly anyone can explain the details of this alleged “wrongful termination.” If you search the internet, you’ll find the term “wrongful termination” everywhere. Actually, though, there is no such thing as […]
By Randy Johnston Ah, we lawyers love our cross-examination. Cross-examination has sex appeal and drama. It pits the lawyer against the witness in a battle of words and wits – a battle that we as lawyers believe will undoubtedly decide the case. Truth is laid bare, lies are revealed and I did it! Cross-examination is […]
Noted Texas litigator Randy Johnston, known for his brilliant legal mind and unique approach to his profession, has been selected the Dallas Bar Association’s Trial Lawyer of the Year for 2016. Johnston, founder and managing shareholder of the law firm Johnston Tobey Baruch, was chosen by DBA President Jerry Alexander and a vote of the […]
Most trial lawyers are familiar with the provisions of Rule 803(6) of the Texas Rules of Evidence, providing for admissibility of business records.
Dallas trial lawyer Robert Tobey has been chosen one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Texas for 2015 by a vote of his peers. The prestigious Top 100 list is compiled by Thomson Reuters and published in the current issue of Texas Super Lawyers Magazine and in Texas Monthly. Lawyers who make the list have […]
Chad Baruch, a well known Texas appellate lawyer, has joined the business litigation law firm of JohnstonTobey, PC, of Dallas as a shareholder. Chad is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has been selected to Best Lawyers in America and made the list of Texas Super Lawyers and […]
By Robert Tobey
Since the Texas Citizens Participation Act was enacted, there have been many cases deciding both the elements of the statute and the commercial speech exemption.
By Coyt Johnston
Advances in technology are constantly changing our world. As the world changes, our business and personal behaviors change to fit these possibilities.