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

Lauren Charneski
Hometown:Manassas, VA
Occupation:Attorney, Howrey LLP

Lauren is originally from Manassas, Virginia. She was a member of the program from 2002 until 2006, including the year that Virginia Mock Trial won its first of two consecutive national championships. Lauren won six outstanding attorney awards as a competitor. She also served as a team captain and as program President during 2005-06. Following her graduation, Lauren attended the University of Virginia School of Law and now works as an attorney in San Francisco.

View Lauren's career individual awards by clicking here.