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

Tanner Pruitt
Hometown:Macon, GA

Tanner is originally from Macon, Georgia. He was a member of the program for four years, including the year in which the program finished as runner-up at the National Championship Tournament.

As a competitor, Tanner won five individual awards. He also served as a team captain for three years, the program’s Tournament Director during his second year, the program’s Vice President for Administration during his third year, and President of the program during his fourth year.

Following graduation, Tanner coached mock trial while earning his MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He currently lives in San Francisco.

View Tanner's career individual awards by clicking here.