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Candace B. Ford
Danielle L. Borel

Candace B. Ford

Associate - Baton Rouge

Candace B. Ford is an Associate in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson in the Commercial Litigation practice group. Her principal areas of practice include litigation involving unfair trade practices and unfair competition; contract disputes; and general business and commercial litigation issues. Candace also has experience representing financial institutions, mortgage banks and lenders, mortgage loan servicers and issuers, and other consumer financial services providers in lender liability actions. Candace practices in both state and federal courts, and before administrative courts.

Candace previously served as a federal law clerk where she worked closely with a federal judge, which enabled her to strengthen her analytical skills. She also previously served as a city attorney where she defended the city in a variety of litigation ranging from use of excessive force allegations to zoning, planning and constitutional issues.

In 2017, Candace graduated magna cum laude from Southern University Law Center in the top 5% of her class, where she served as Articles Editor for the Southern University Law Review. She also served as Secretary of the Moot Court Board, where she received a top oral advocate award at a national inter-school moot court competition. In 2013, she received her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, summa cum laude, with a concentration in Pre-law and Paralegal Studies from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. 

Practice Areas

Education

Southern University Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude, 2017

Northwestern State University, B.A., Criminal Justice, summa cum laude, 2013

Admissions

Louisiana

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Professional Associations

Louisiana State Bar Association

Youth Education Committee, Baton Rouge Bar Association

Louis A. Martinet Legal Society - Greater Baton Rouge Chapter

YLD Publications Committee, Federal Bar Association

Commercial Law Section, National Bar Association

American Bar Association

Community Involvement

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Gamma Eta Omega Chapter, Baton Rouge, LA

Honors and Awards

Recipient, Judge Joseph Keogh Memorial Award, 2020

Publications

  • Marriage, Religion, and the Art of Judging in Post-Obergefell Louisiana, 43 S.U. L. REV. 291 (2016)
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