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

Ben Wallace
Hometown:Wilmington, DE

Ben is originally from Wilmington, Delaware. He was a member of the program from 2008 until 2012, including the two years in which both program teams finished in the top ten at back-to-back national championship tournaments for the first time in program history. As a competitor, Ben won more individual awards than any person in the history of Virginia Mock Trial, including 16 attorney awards and 2 witness awards, and he was named an All-American Attorney at the 2011 National Championship Tournament. Ben also served as a team captain during his third and fourth years, the program's Treasurer during his second year, the program's Vice President for Fundraising during his third year, and the program's Executive Vice President during his fourth year. Following graduation from college, Ben worked at the Department of Justice and attended Yale Law School. He currently works as a lawyer in DOJ's Office of Legal Counsel.

View Ben's career individual awards by clicking here.