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

Ryann Burke
Hometown:Atlanta, GA
Occupation:Special Asst. to the President for Economic Policy

Ryann is originally from Atlanta, Georgia. She was a member of the program from 2005 until 2008, and was a competing member of the teams that won back-to-back national championships in 2006 and 2007. Ryann won five individual awards as a competitor, including two attorney awards and three witness awards. She also served as a team captain, and as program Secretary for two years. Ryann graduated from the McIntire School of Commerce and has worked as a consultant for McKinsey and Company and at the National Economic Council in Washington, DC. In 2017 she was named one of Forbes magazine's "30 Under 30."

View Ryann's career individual awards by clicking here.