Coyt R. Johnston, Jr.

Coyt R. Johnston, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in Dallas, TX

Johnston Tobey Baruch, PC
 | 3308 Oak Grove Ave, Dallas, TX 75204
Phone: 214-217-4294
Fax: 214-741-6248
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Securities Litigation (10%)

About Coyt Johnston, Jr.

Admitted: 2008, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • The College of the State Bar of Texas is an honorary society of lawyers who are among the best trained attorneys in Texas. Members are qualified attorneys who are interested in both high ethical standards and improved training for all Texas attorneys. The College recognizes Texas lawyers who attend at least double the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) required by the State Bar of Texas., Member, The College of the State Bar of Texas, 2008

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Guest faculty at ABOTA Trial College, 2016
  • Guest faculty at ABOTA Trial College, 2014
  • Guest faculty at ABOTA Trial College, 2012
  • ABOTA Trial College Fellow, 2010
  • Associate of the Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, 2009
  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Associataion
  • Dallas Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Handled a pro bono case to verdict, 2016
  • Handled 3 Pro Bono Cases in 2016 , 2016
  • Handled 4 Pro Bono Matters in 2015, 2015
  • Handled 4 Pro Bono matters in 2014, 2014
  • Handled 6 Pro Bono Cases, 2013
  • handled 3 Pro Bono cases, 2012
  • Handled 5 Pro Bono Matters, 2011
  • Handled 4 Pro Bono matters, 2010
  • Handled 2 Pro Bono matters, 2008

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speech at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting on ethical prctices regarding attorney's fees., Speaker, Contracting for, Proving up, Collecting Atty's Fees...Ethically, State Bar Anual Meeting, Texas Bar CLE, 2016
  • Spoke on the ethics of Social Media for the Texas Bar CLE program, Speaker, Essentials of Business Law, 2012
  • Gave multiple speechs to Dallas Bar Members on ethics., 2009


  • Handled an out of State Arbitration, on the Plaintiff's side for a client against his former Real Estate lawyer for failing to advise on deed restrictions. , 2018
  • Handled an Arbitration for my client in a Partnership dispute, 2016
  • Unanimous jury verdict in favor of my client law firm in case claiming fraud, DTPA, and breach of fiduciary duty., 2014
  • Plaintiff's jury verdict in a legal malpractice case., 2011

Representative Clients:

  • Handled the prosection of a Plaintiff's Accountant Malpractice case
  • Have defended and prosecuted several Motions for Sanctions against lawyers 
  • Represented several Defendants in Legal Malpractice cases
  • Represented dozens Plaintiff's in Legal Malpractice cases

Educational Background:

  • JD in law
  • BA in Psychology
  • BA in Political Science

Industry Groups

  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Association Of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
  • State Bar College
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Articles about Coyt R. Johnston, Jr. appearing in Super Lawyers

Office Location for Coyt R. Johnston, Jr.

3308 Oak Grove Ave
Dallas, TX 75204

Coyt R. Johnston, Jr.:

Last Updated: 1/2/2019

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