Welcome to the Members Section

Here you'll find information about the people who make up Virginia Mock Trial, including current competitors, coaches and advisors, and program alumni. Tryouts are held at the beginning of the school year each fall. If you're interested in becoming a member of our program, please visit the Join page.

Executive Board


Liam Fineman

Executive Vice-President

Deniz Tunceli

Vice-President of Administration

Raahema Durrani


Dan Peale

Tournament Director

Sabrina Grandhi

Frankie Piacenti
Hometown:Chester, NJ
Occupation:Economics & History

The artist also known as Chip Roberts is originally from Chester, New Jersey. He was a member of the program from 2015 until 2018, and was a competing member of teams that were the national runner-up in 2016 and national champions in 2017. As a competitor, Frankie received five individual awards, three as a witness and two as an attorney, including an All-American Attorney award at his final national championship tournamentt. Frankie also served a team captain and as the program’s Tournament Director for two years. Following graduation, Frankie attended law school at Fordham University.

View Frankie's career individual awards by clicking here.