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

Ben Schlichting
Hometown:Henderson, NV
Occupation:Political and Social Thought

Ben is originally from Henderson, Nevada. He was a four-year member of the program from 2013 until 2017, including the year the program won its third national championship. As a competitor, Ben received four individual awards as both an attorney and a witness, including an All-American Witness award. Ben also served as the program’s treasurer and as a team captain multiple times. Following graduation, Ben worked as a legal analyst in New York City.

View Ben's career individual awards by clicking here.