Christopher A. Pace

 
Location:
Orlando, Florida
Phone:
(407) 647-8911
Fax:
(407) 628-4994
E-mail:

 

Overview

 
  • Licensed to practice in Florida since 2003
  • AV Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating (“AV Preeminent”)
  • AVVO Rated (“Superb”)
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • Orlando’s Top Lawyers – Orlando Home & Leisure Magazine (October 2012)
  • Orlando’s Top Lawyers – Orlando Life Magazine (June 2013)
  • Admitted to practice in all state and federal courts located in Florida
  • Jury trial experience in state and federal courts
  • Mediation and arbitration experience
  • Argued appeals before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Bar Admissions

 
Florida, 2003
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2008
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2003
United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, 2004
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2009

Education

 
University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
Juris Doctor – May 2003
Honors: Dean's List – Fall 2002
Membership: University of Miami Art & Entertainment Law Society, 2000–2002
University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
Bachelor of Arts – April 1999
Honors: Dean's List – Spring 1998
Honors: Dean's List – Summer 1998
Honors: Dean's List – Fall 1998
Honors: National Golden Key Honor Society

Professional Associations and Memberships

 

The Federal Bar Association, 2006 – Present (Member)
Orange County Bar Association, 2006 – Present (Member)
Orange County Bar Association, Business Law Committee, 2009 – 2010 (Member)
Orange County Bar Association, Business Law Committee, 2010-2011 (Chair)
Orange County Bar Association, Judicial Relations Committee, 2010-2011
Orange County Bar Association, Solo and Small Firm Committee, 2011- Present (Member)

Appellate Oral Argument

Mahala Ault, Stacie Rhea, Dan Wallace v. Walt Disney World Co., Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Case No. 09-15668-AA. This federal appeal involved Americans with Disabilities Act issues. Oral argument occurred in Atlanta, Georgia before a three judge panel on December 7, 2010. Result: Order of dismissal vacated and the lawsuit remanded.
United States of America v. C. Keith LaMonda, Jesse W. LaMonda, John L. Maynard. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Case No. 08-10117. This federal white collar criminal appeal followed a seven-month trial and involved issues of tax conspiracy and mail and wire fraud. Oral argument occurred in Atlanta, Georgia before a three judge panel on December 16, 2009.

Areas of Practice

 

Civil Trial Practice
Business Litigation
Business Law
Commercial Collections
Employment Law
Wrongful Termination
Employer Retaliation
Whistleblower Claims
Sexual Harassment
Age Discrimination
Disability Discrimination
Medical Leave
Wage and Hour Law
FLSA Overtime Violations
General Counsel Services
Trials and Appeals

Legal Publications

 

Christopher A. Pace, "Secrets Revealed: Fundamental Steps to Pleading and Proving a Trade Secret Claim in Florida, Part 1," in The Briefs (June 2011)

Christopher A. Pace, "Secrets Revealed: Fundamental Steps to Pleading and Proving a Trade Secret Claim in Florida, Part 2," in The Briefs (July 2011)