On Feb. 2, Deedee Gasch volunteered as a judge for the High School Mock Trial Competition for the Wilmington region. High school mock trial teams from the Wilmington area competed by trying a mock civil case involving a student who died from a prescription opioid overdose.

The North Carolina Advocates for Justice Carolina Center for Civic Education sponsors Mock Trial Competitions statewide.

Deedee is an attorney based in the Wilmington office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP.