Coyt R. Johnston, Jr.

Top rated Professional Liability attorney in Dallas, Texas

Johnston Tobey Baruch, PC
Coyt R. Johnston, Jr.
Johnston Tobey Baruch, PC

Practice Areas: Professional Liability, Business Litigation, Securities Litigation

Licensed in Texas since: 2008

Education: Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

Johnston Tobey Baruch, PC

12377 Merit Dr
Suite 880
Dallas, TX 75251 Phone: 214-217-4294 Email: Coyt R. Johnston, Jr. Visit website


Coyt R. Johnston, Jr. is an attorney who represents clients in the Dallas, Texas area. Coyt Johnston, Jr. is recognized by peers and was selected to Super Lawyers for 2018 - 2023. This selection is based off of an evaluation of 12 indicators including peer recognition and professional achievement in legal practice.

Coyt Johnston, Jr. chose to pursue a career in law after completing undergraduate studies. He attended Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and graduated in 2008. Coyt Johnston, Jr. passed the bar exam and was admitted to legal practice in 2008.

He represents clients with Professional Liability: Plaintiff issues in Texas.

Being selected to Super Lawyers is limited to a small number of attorneys in each state. As one of the few attorneys to garner the distinction of Super Lawyers, Coyt Johnston, Jr. has earned the respect of peers as one of the top-rated attorneys in the nation.

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First Admitted: 2008, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Educational Background:
  • JD in law
  • BA in Psychology
  • BA in Political Science
Representative Clients:
  • Represented dozens Plaintiff's in Legal Malpractice cases
  • Handled the prosection of a Plaintiff's Accountant Malpractice case
  • Represented several Defendants in Legal Malpractice cases
  • Have defended and prosecuted several Motions for Sanctions against lawyers 
  • 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
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Handled 2 Pro Bono matters, 2008
  • Handled 6 Pro Bono Cases, 2013
  • Handled 4 Pro Bono Matters in 2015, 2015
  • handled 3 Pro Bono cases, 2012
  • Handled 4 Pro Bono matters in 2014, 2014
  • Handled a pro bono case to verdict, 2016
  • Handled 4 Pro Bono matters, 2010
  • Handled 5 Pro Bono Matters, 2011
  • Handled 3 Pro Bono Cases in 2016 , 2016
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Gave multiple speechs to Dallas Bar Members on ethics., 2009
  • Spoke on the ethics of Social Media for the Texas Bar CLE program, Speaker, Essentials of Business Law, 2012
  • 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
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Guest faculty at ABOTA Trial College, 2014
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Guest faculty at ABOTA Trial College, 2012
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • ABOTA Trial College Fellow, 2010
  • Guest faculty at ABOTA Trial College, 2016
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Associataion
  • Associate of the Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, 2009
  • 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
  • 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
Industry Groups:
  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Association Of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
  • State Bar College
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Office location for Coyt R. Johnston, Jr.

12377 Merit Dr
Suite 880
Dallas, TX 75251


6 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

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