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

Alison Burton
Hometown:Manhattan, KS

Alison is originally from Manhattan, Kansas. She was a member of the program from 2006 until 2010, including the year that the program won its second consecutive national championship. Alison won two outstanding attorney awards as a competitor, including one during the opening rounds of the 2009 national championship tournament. She also served as both a team captain and the program's Vice President for Administration during her third and fourth years. After graduation, Alison worked as a teacher for Teach for America in Kansas City and then attended Harvard Law School.

View Alison's career individual awards by clicking here.