Coyt R. Johnston, Jr.

Coyt R. Johnston, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in Dallas, TX

Johnston Tobey Baruch, PC
 | 12377 Merit Dr, Suite 880
Dallas, TX 75251
Phone: 214-217-4294
Fax: 214-741-6248
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
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, 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

    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


    • 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

    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 

    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

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    Office Location for Coyt R. Johnston, Jr.

    12377 Merit Dr
    Suite 880
    Dallas, TX 75251

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    Last Updated: 3/13/2020

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