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


James Orr

Executive Vice-President

Albert Kwon

Vice-President of Administration

Reilly David


Ryan Smith

Tournament Director

Anna Dubnoff

Current Members
Kevin Baker
Akash Bhat
Reilly David
Mithra Dhinakaran
Nicolos DiMaggio
Anna Dubnoff
Raahema Durrani
Hope Hackmann
Chloe Konson
Albert Kwon
Paola Linares
Indiyah Mabry
Isabelle Mayor-Mora
Sean Miller
James Orr
Ryan Smith
Karen Sun
Coaches and Advisors
Marcy Coburn
Benjamin Constine
Nick Crown
Haley Etchison
Ryan Faulconer
Liam Fineman
Alex Harasty
Anya Havriliak
Natalia Heguaburo
Toby Heytens
Ryan Leonard
Tanner Pruitt
Amanda Swanson
Deniz Tunceli
All-American Alumni
Mostafa Abdelkarim
Mackenzie Austin
Samantha Bateman
Laura Bower
Alex Boyajian
Lily Brock
Ryann Burke
Will Cadigan
Ellen Chapin
Michelle Chmielewski
DeAnza Cook
Sabrina Grandhi
Shray Gupta
Sean Hamidi
Darby Hobbs
Steven Kanjo
Megan Keenan
Rakesh Kilaru
Maximillian Kirby
Cary Mayberger
Liam McCabe
Brian Mink
Lauren Park
Lucy Partain
Alexandria Piacenti
Frankie Piacenti
Mike Romano
Benjamin Sachs
Ben Schlichting
Casey Schmidt
Rohan Sebastian
Greg Siegel
Katie Villany
Jamar Walker
Ben Wallace
Paul Wiley
Daniel Young
Program Alumni
Mary Kathryn Atkinson
Steven Blau
Alison Burton
Lauren Charneski
David Cross
Meredith Davis
Chas DeVeas
Megan ODonnell
Dan Peale
Cody Reeves
Rich Ressler
Kevin Richards
Daniel Shapiro
Reedy Swanson
Thuan Tran
Juliana Yee
Former Competitors
Merriam Abboud
Shivin Agarwal
Elizabeth Ashton Alexander
Bailey Bloxsome
Jonathan Bryan
Jess Bryantsev
Maeve Fidler
Benjamin Fornshill
Eric Green
Shikha Gupta
Margaret Grace Haltom
Carly Hudson
Claire Hungar
Booker Johnson
Eashan Kaw
Kaz Komolafe
Taylor Krystkowiak
Emily Laser
Brennan Lee
Neah Lekan
Jared Nigro
Caroline Osborn
Savannah Page
Sonia Patel
Alessia Randazzo
Amy Rodgers
Jalen Ross
Claire Ryder
Olivia Sahid
Hannah Saiontz
Deniz Sezer
Deeva Shah
Varun Sharma
Trey Smith
Sneha Suresh
Richard Wang
Claire Wasserman
Daniel Shapiro

After graduating from the University of Chicago, Daniel attended the University of Virginia School of Law where he served as president of the law school's National Trial Advocacy Team. During his time at UVa law, Daniel was the Head Coach of the University of Virginia mock trial program. He served as a chambers intern for the Honorable Dennis G. Jacobs for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and as a Student Assistant Prosecutor in the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney in Virginia. In addition, Mr. Shapiro also taught trial advocacy to undergraduate students for over seven years and was also head coach of Columbia University's mock trial team. He is currently an associate at Stillman, Friedman & Shechtman in New York, NY.