April 05, 2017
Pictured from left: Taylor Porter attorney Clare Sanchez, SULC Professor Wendy Shea, Hammonds & Sills attorney Charles Hardie, and Curtis Nelson, Section Chief Juvenile Section, 19th JDC District Attorney's Office
Taylor Porter attorney Clare Sanchez volunteered at the Region III High School Mock Trial Competition, which took place Friday, Feb. 17, and Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, and included 14 participating teams from eight schools. The competition was held at the 19th Judicial District Courthouse.
The top two winning teams from this regional competition — West Feliciana High and Zachary High schools — competed March 11, 2017, at the state level of the 2017 Judge Richard N. Ware IV Memorial High School Mock Trial Competition, which was held in Monroe, Louisiana. This year’s national mock trial competition will be held May 11-13, 2017, in Hartford, Connecticut.
The Louisiana parishes that are included in Region III are Ascension, Assumption, Iberville, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, Tangipahoa and Washington.