Charles E. "Chad" Baruch

Top rated Appellate attorney in Dallas, Texas

Johnston Tobey Baruch, PC
Charles E. "Chad" Baruch
Johnston Tobey Baruch, PC

Practice Areas: Appellate, Civil Litigation

Licensed in Texas since: 1991

Education: University of Minnesota Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2023

Johnston Tobey Baruch, PC

12377 Merit Dr
Suite 880
Dallas, TX 75251 Phone: 214-741-6260 Email: Charles E. "Chad" Baruch Visit website


Few Texas lawyers can match Chad Baruch's broad experiences: college basketball coach, government professor, private investigator, high school administrator, constitutional scholar, and Board Certified attorney in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Chad is an award-winning speaker on appellate writing and advocacy, has served on the Board of Directors for both the State Bar of Texas and the State Bar College. In recognition of Chad's commitment to justice for all Texans, the Texas Access to Justice Commission named him a Pro Bono Champion in 2010. Committed to clients, respected by peers, devoted to justice, Chad is an appellate advocate whose approach and experience make a difference.

First Admitted: 1991, Texas

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Educational Background:
  • University of Minnesota, B.A., Political Science, 1988
  • J.D., Univ. of Minnesota Law School, 1991
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Led pro bono effort and prevailed in Texas Supreme Court in Flakes decision concerning St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas, 2020
  • Member, Pro Bono College (2008, 2009)
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified, Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization (Recertification; originally certified in 2010), 2020
  • , Richard Alderman Award, State Bar of Texas Consumer & Commercial Law Section, 2022
  • For Continuing Legal Education, Helen Cassidy Lifetime Achievement Award , 2015
  • Lifetime commitment to professionalism in practice., Jim Bowmer Professionalism Award, Texas Bar College, 2019
  • Lifetime contributions to the defense of constitutional rights in Texas., Patrick Wiseman Award, State Bar of Texas IRR Section, 2017
  • Excellence in legal writing and commitment to the profession., Dan Rugeley Price Memorial Award, Texas Bar Foundation, 2016
  • Named outstanding presenter at State Bar of Texas Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course, Outstanding Presenter, SBOT Advanced Civil Appellate Course, 2008
  • Honored for efforts on behalf of pro bono litigants, Pro Bono Champion, Texas Access to Justice Commission, 2010
  • Salute to Excellence Award, Dallas County District Attorney, 2014
  • Receipient of 2008 award from State Bar of Texas for outstanding contributions to continuing legal education in Texas, Standing Ovation Award, State Bar of Texas, 2008
  • For contributions to the profession and excellence in legal wriiting., Dan Rugeley Price Memorial Award, Texas Bar Foundation, 2016
  • For lifetime contributions to continuing legal education., Gene Cavin Award, State Bar of Texas, 2015
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Settlement of substantial legal malpractice claim in Idaho state court on behalf of international insurer., 2022
  • Settlement of substantial legal-malpractice claim in Wisconsin state court against international law firm., 2020
  • Settlement of substantial legal-malpractice claim on behalf of former Navy SEAL who participated in raid on Osama Bin Laden and published bestselling book No Easy Day., 2018
Representative Clients:
  • Rogge Dunn Group, 2023
  • Southern Poverty Law Center, 2022
  • Kane Russell Coleman & Logan, 2023
  • Gray Reed & McGraw, LLP, 2021
  • Fee Smith & Sharp, LLP, 2023
  • Gary Sinise Foundation, 2023
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Dallas Bar Association Board of Directors, Ex Officio Member, 2023
  • Treasurer, State Bar of Texas Appellate Law Council, 2023
  • Chair, State Bar of Texas Board of Directors, 2023
  • State Bar of Texas Board of Directors (2007-2010); State Bar College Board of Directors (2008-2014); Chair, State Bar of Texas Consumer & Commercial Law Section (2007, 2012); Chair, State Bar of Texas Individual Rights & Responsibilities Section (2008-2010, 2012)
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Executive Committee, 2023
  • Chair, Texas Bar College, 2015
  • State Bar of Texas Court Rules Committee, 2020
  • Commissioner, Texas Access to Justice Commission, 2020
  • Nominated Candidate, President-Elect of the State Bar of Texas, 2017
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12377 Merit Dr
Suite 880
Dallas, TX 75251

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