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

Rich Ressler
Hometown:East Brunswick, NJ

Rich is from East Brunswick, NJ. He was a member of the program from 2011-2015, including four years in which the program finished in the top ten at Nationals. Rich served as Treasurer during his third year, and as Tournament Director during his fourth year. Rich was a captain during his second year, and won two attorney awards and four witness awards. Rich now works for a consulting firm in Washington, D.C.

View Rich's career individual awards by clicking here.