Chad Baruch is a shareholder at Johnston Tobey Baruch in Dallas, Texas, where he focuses his practice on civil, criminal, and family law appeals. Chad has presented oral arguments in the state and federal courts more than 60 times, and he has served as lead counsel in civil or family appeals in the Supreme Court of Texas, the Mississippi Supreme Court, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, Texas appellate courts, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fifth, Seventh, and Eighth Circuits. He has argued and won multiple cases before the Supreme Court of Texas, and is board certified in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Two of Chad’s cases in the United States Supreme Court have generated national publicity. In 2015, Chad wrote a highly acclaimed legal brief while representing what the New York Times called “a glittering array of hip hop stars.” The “Hip Hop Brief” received national media attention, including feature stories in The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Billboard, and Spin.
Chad received his B.A. in political science from the University of Minnesota and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. He is also a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin.
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