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

Katie Villany
Hometown:Colts Neck, NJ
Occupation:Public Relations Account Executive

Katie is originally from Colts Neck, New Jersey. She 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, Katie won seven individual awards, including All-American Awards as both an attorney and a witness in her fourth year, the first competitor in program history to do so. She also served as a team captain during her third and fourth years, and the program’s Treasurer during her third and fourth years. Following her graduation, Katie went on to work as an account executive for a PR firm in New York City that specializes in financial communications. She currently lives in San Francisco.

View Katie's career individual awards by clicking here.