Dallas lawyer Chad Baruch was selected chair-elect of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors during the board’s quarterly meeting on April 29 in El Paso. Baruch, managing shareholder at Johnston Tobey Baruch, will take office in June and will serve as chair until June 2023.

Baruch was elected in 2020 to serve as a director on the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors representing Dallas County, after previously serving on the board from 2007 to 2010.

Baruch has served as a commissioner on the Texas Access to Justice Commission and as chair of the Texas Bar College, the State Bar of Texas Consumer & Commercial Law Section, and the State Bar of Texas Civil Liberties & Civil Rights Section. In 2017, he was one of two nominated candidates for State Bar of Texas president-elect.

Baruch is certified in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He earned a J.D. at the University of Minnesota Law School in 1991.