President: danielle maxwell
Major: Psychology and Politics, Philosophy, Economics, and Law (PPEL)
Danielle is a junior hailing from both Southern California and Texas. If you can't find Danielle stressing over being a crying witness, she might be making you coffee at the 8:15 cafe as the Student Manager. She is also involved in the Orientation Programs, helping new spiders adjust to college and will be teaching a section of WELL 100 in the fall. Danielle plans to use her mock trial knowledge by going to law school, but don't ask her what kind just yet because she has no clue. When she has free time, she enjoys crocheting, scrolling on TikTok, and picking up random art projects. She is very grateful to serve as President and super excited to grow with this program.
Vice President: alexis cobbs
Major: Political Science and English
Alexis Cobbs is a Junior from Olive Branch, Mississippi. She’s a Richmond Scholar and an Oliver Hill Scholar. In addition to serving as Vice President of Mock Trial, Alexis is active in Richmond Debate, College Democrats, and the Interpoint Writing Team. She serves as a research assistant for a comparative analysis study of the courts of the US, UK, and Canada as well as the Assistant Debate Coach of Manchester High School. She hopes to continue on to law school after college to pursue civil rights litigation. Alexis enjoys books, the MCU, and crocheting in her free time.
council member: anna Fortunato
Anna is a junior from North Carolina. She joined mock trial her freshman year to prepare for law school, engage her critical thinking skills, and find a wonderful community on campus! Anna is also a member of honor council, grades calculus, and has spent the last two summers conducting mathematics research. In her free time, you can find Anna on a long hike, listening to Frank Ocean, or finishing the daily New York Times crossword puzzle.
council member: reide petty
Major: English, History, and Russian Literature
Reide Petty is a Junior from Smithfield, Virginia. Currently, he is conducting University-sponsored research into Russian literature, and will be presenting at the 2022 Arts and Sciences Symposium at UR. He is a member of the Richmond College Student Government Association, serving as Executive Secretary, as well as Vice President of Academics. In addition, Reide is an active member of Greek life, and recently played the lead role in the Modlin Center’s production of Shakespeare’s “Richard III.” In his free time, he enjoys kayaking, reading, and spending time with friends.