Over 30 Years of Experience

Building relationships in the legal and business community, working hard and getting results

Are you a farmer who has a case against Syngenta? Contact John Jewell Pace today to schedule a consultation today.

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John Pace is a civil and criminal defense attorney dedicated to helping others with a proven record of success.

John Jewell Pace is the founder and principal attorney at the law office of John Jewell Pace, APLC, a Baton Rouge law firm serving individuals throughout southern Louisiana in the areas of personal injury and criminal defense. John J. Pace has been practicing law in Louisiana for over 30 years and has achieved numerous successes for his clients, including a $750 million class action settlement to compensate farmers injured by the release of a strain of genetically-modified (GMO) rice that infiltrated their crops. In addition to amassing a respectable record of verdicts and settlements that speaks for itself, John Pace has obtained other notable distinctions in the field of civil litigation. John is a graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College class of 2010. The Spence College was founded by famed trial lawyer Gerry Spence to enhance the skills of civil litigators through intensive professional education. John Pace was also selected among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Louisiana by the National Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only organization limited to the top 100 civil trial lawyers in the state. John J. Pace is a lawyer who truly believes in his clients’ causes and will stop at nothing in the pursuit of real justice. Financial recovery, liberty and health are serious issues that require a serious attorney and a commitment to providing the best representation possible in every case.



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Criminal & Civil Defense

Drug charges, Sex crimes, White Collar Crimes, Environmental Fraud, Assault and Battery, Manslaughter and Murder, Juvenile Crimes

DWI & Drug Charges

When a driver registers .08 or greater in a breath or blood test, fails a field sobriety test, or refuses to take the test.

Mass Torts/Class Actions

John J. Pace has extensive experience handling and litigating class action and mass tort lawsuits.

Personal Injury

John J. Pace is committed to providing representation and advocacy for those who have been severely injured.

Defective Product Liability Claims

Companies and businesses that create and sell products have a responsibility to ensure that those products are designed and manufactured safely.


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