UC Berkeley's Official Mock Trial Team
CHRISTIAN COTTER - President4th year - Majors: Political Science, MusicOther activities: cal band, university wind ensembleFUn fact: i have a biiiiiiiiiiiig trumpetABOUT ME: i'm from San jose, CA, and an alumnus of prospect high school. i have unhealthy obsessions with the san francisco giants, gustav mahler, and my c trumpet. unlike my brother, i have 2 earrings. go bears!Christian’s Awards: 2018 AAMTI V - Berkeley, CA (UC Berkeley)Outstanding Attorney (18/20 ranks)
Jenny Jang - vice president4th Year - Major: Political Science, minor: Human RightsOther activities: berkeley comparative equality & anti-discrimination law center, poetry 4 the people, legal aid association of CA, sending text messages in lowercase Fun fact: my favorite college research papers so far have been a 5 pager on rosé, a 10 pager on guy fieri, and a 20 pager on gendered racialization in the bachelorAbout me: I go about my every day shuffling all 5’0” of myself across campus in my birks, one hand scrolling through my bcal and the other gripping a can of yerba mateJenny's Awards: 2018 AAMTI V - Berkeley, CA (UC Berkeley)Outstanding Attorney (18/20 ranks)2018 Memphis Championship Qualifier - Memphis, TN (Rhodes College)All-national attorney (16/20 ranks)2018 mocktopia - Santa barbara, CA (UCSB) outstanding attorney (10/10 ranks)2017 AAMTI IV - Berkeley, CA (UC Berkeley)outstanding attorney (20/20 ranks)2017 mocktopia - santa barbara, CA (UCSB)outstanding attorney (9/10 ranks)
jenny darlington - External treasurer3rd year - majors: History, Russianother activities: Online shopping, watching dcom, and stress-baking.Fun fact: I have seen 15 dead bodies. About me: I Have an unhealthy amount of love for target, and i wanted my photo to be my dog.Jenny’s Awards:2019 atypiCAL - Berkeley, CA (UC Berkeley) Outstanding Attorney (20/20 Ranks)
Anagha Chandramouli - internal treasurer2nd Year - Major: Political ScienceOther activities: Tennis, Hiking, hammocking and dominating at Mahjongg.Fun Fact: I love taking naps in the sun on campus. Some of my favorite spots include the Li Ka Shing lawn and the west side of VLSB. Catch me on your local staircase zonked out. About Me: My best friend and I once went on a quest where we tried every Mac n' Cheese in our hometown to find the best one. We started a gofundme and live streamed it the entire thing to our supporters. I consider it one of my greatest accomplishments.
rebecca steinberg - travel coordinator2nd year - Major: English, Minor: Jewish StudiesOther Activities: Berkeley Hillel, buffy Wicks CampaignFun Fact: In elementary school, I played hide and seek and got stuck between the toilet and a wall. Long story short, the fire department had to come. About me: I won the Christian Studies Award at my Catholic high school. Do the math. Becca’s Awards: 2019 atypiCAL - Berkeley, CA (UC Berkeley)Outstanding Attorney (17/20 Ranks)2018 AAMTI V - Berkeley, CA (UC Berkeley)Outstanding Witness (19/20 ranks)
Sophie cloarec - auxiliary treasurer 2nd year - Major: UndecidedOther Activities: Teaching kids art for Cal CREATE.Fun Fact: I love needlepointing when it’s cold in the winter…in Pennsylvania. About me: I cry every year at the first snow.
Sritej Attaluri4th year - Majors: computer science, statisticsOther activities: Venture strategy solutions, RISELab. Fun fact: At the peak of my dogspotting career, I had 40 dogs on my snapchat story within a single day. About me: Freshman year, i took an upper div poli sci class and giggled every single time the professor said the word "Duty."Sritej's Awards:2019 atypiCAL - Berkeley, CA (UC Berkeley) Outstanding Witness (18/20 Ranks)2018 mocktopia - santa barbara, CA (UCSB)outstanding attorney (9/10 ranks)
Cindy diaz3rd year - Majors: Legal Studies, SociologyOther activities: Case worker at the ASUC Student advocate's office, R.I.S.E. Academic mentor, Delta Sigma Sorority.Fun Fact: I am obsessed with my dog. I made her an instagram...please go give her a follow @reallyylunaa.About me: convinced I am the only person who genuinely enjoys country music in NorCal.
Nicole chung3rd year - Major: Political Science, EconomicsOther Activities: Thrive dance company, the berkeley ForumFun fact: One time, beyonce looked me in the eye. Or at least I'd like to think so. About me: every uber driver asks me about my ethnic background so if you were wondering, i'm half pakistani and half korean.
Daniel dychala3rd Year - Major: Political EconomyOther Activities: Venture Strategy SolutionsFun Fact: When Sritej first met me, he said I looked like a “less stupid channing tatum"About Me: I’m 6’4”.
KensIngton Cotter2nd year - Majors: Legal Studies, PsychologyOther activities: Cal Band, petting dogsFun fact: About two years ago, I went on a tour through Croatia, Hungary, and Austria with my orchestra and the highlight was seeing and petting all of the foreign doggies.About Me: Chicken tender connoisseur, avid nap taker, saxophone frequenter, and superb smoothie consumer.Kensy’s Awards: 2019 atypiCAL - Berkeley, CA (UC Berkeley)Outstanding Attorney (17/20 Ranks)
Elizabeth Eddy2nd year - Majors: Political Science and EconomicsOther Activities: The Berkely Forum, Delta Gamma Sorority, Finding good food outside the dining hall, staying fit. Fun Fact: I’m left handed! About me: I am from Orinda, California, which is about fifteen minutes away from Berkeley. I competed in speech and debate throughout high school and I love the Oakland A’s.
Alok elashoff2nd year - Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceOther activities: Regents Overnight Host ProgramFun fact: I managed to break my foot while walking on flat ground. About me: I Love baking, hiking, playing board games, and watching anything marvel.
catie fan4th year - Major: Business administration, economicsother activities: Pi sigma epsilon, invention corps, ASUC, CITRIS.Fun fact: Favorite lay's flavor: Salt & Vinegarabout me: Sushi addict, karaoke fiend, musical theater enthusiast, art history lover. Catie's awards: 2019 atypiCAL - Berkeley, CA (UC Berkeley) Outstanding Witness (18/20 Ranks)2018 fresno regionals - fresno, ca (Fresno state)All-regional witness (18/20 ranks)2017 seattle regionals - seattle, wa (Univ. of washington)All-regional witness (16/20 ranks)
ASIA FIREBAUGH 4th YEAR - MAJORS: SOCIOLOGY, LEGAL STUDIESOTHER ACTIVITIES: HAS SOLD SOUL TO THE ASSOCIATED STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SIGMA KAPPA SORORITY, PERSONAL DRIVER TO AN 11-YEAR-OLD BALLERINA, UC BERKELEY MEMES FOR EDGY TEENSFUN FACT: I ONLY DO THIS SO PEOPLE WILL POST ABOUT ME IN MOCK TRIAL CONFESSIONS.ABOUT ME: HAS NEVER EATEN A VEGETABLE. BLEEDS GLITTER. RUINS EVERYTHING.
Sophanit Getahoun2nd year - Majors: Political Science, EconomicsOther activities: HAAS Undergraduate Black Business Association (HUBBA), Somali, Ethiopian, Eritrean, South Sudanese, Sudanese Association (SEESA), Associated Students of the University of California (ASUC), Black Pre-Law Club.Fun fact: I Don’t like CheesE!About me: Any Tiffany Pollard Meme will tell you all you need to know.
jennifer jones3rd year - Major: Political ScienceOther activities: Volleyball, dance, competitive bananagrams.Fun fact: My aunt went to high school with obama. About me: All i wanna do is watch disney movies and eat ice cream. Jennifer's awards:2018 Gunslinger Invitational - Tucson, AZ (Univ. of Arizona)Outstanding Witness (18/20 Ranks)2018 mocktopia - santa barbara, CA (UCSB)outstanding witness (9/10 Ranks)
Jay Lee4th year - Major: EnglishOther activities: JaywalkingFun Fact: I follow keith ape's hype man on soundcloud so i'm basically part of the cohort now. about me: SKrrrrrTJay’s Awards: 2019 Fresno Regionals - Fresno, CA (Fresno State)All-Regional Witness (17/20 Ranks)
Amita mahajan2nd year - Majors: Statistics, Legal StudiesOther Activities: Vocal Artist, eating goldfishFun Fact: I Have a YouTube channel with ~10K Subscribers.About me: I once made a list of a list of a list.
Gurbir singh3rd year - Major: Political scienceOther activities: The Office of US Senator Kamala Harris, Human Rights Center DVC Research TeamFun fact: I speak five languages, and i hope to start learning another one soon. About me: Once in high school I won a baking competition and they gave me a wooden rolling pin spray painted gold.Gurbir's awards:2019 Santa MOnica Championship Qualifier - Santa Monica, CA (UCLA)All-National witness (17/20 Ranks)2019 Shutdown Showdown - New York, NY (Rhodes College, Ohio State, UCLA, Columbia University)Outstanding Witness (17/20 Ranks)2019 UCLASSIC - Los Angeles, CA (UCLA)Outstanding witness (18/20 Ranks)2018 memphis Championship qualifier - Memphis, TN (Rhodes college)All-national witness (17/20 ranks)
Nabeela Syed3rd year - Majors: Economics, Political ScienceOther Activities: The Berkeley Forum, Consult Your Community, Making Lists of things to do, not doing the things on my to-do list. Fun Fact: I used to eat so many Hot Cheetos my fingers were tinged pink at all times. I still occasionally partake in excessive hot cheetos consumption. About me: I’m from the suburbs of chicago, spotify Enthusiast, big fan of scarves - particularly the ones that look cute on my head.
Pablo moraga3rd year - Major: political ScienceOther activities: Feeding squirrels.Fun fact: I can take a selfie with my feet. About me: Kanye west's "Life of pablo" is all about me, so just listen to that album.Pablo's awards:2019 Santa Monica Championship Qualifier - Santa Monica, CA (UCLA)All-National Witness (17/20 Ranks)2019 Fresno Regionals - Fresno, CA (Fresno State)All-Regional Witness (17/20 Ranks)2018 Gunslinger Invitational - Tucson, AZ (Univ. of Arizona)Outstanding Witness (16/20 ranks)2018 AAMTI V - Berkeley, CA (UC Berkeley)Outstanding Witness (19/20 ranks)2018 fresno regionals - fresno, CA (Fresno State)All-regional witness (16/20 ranks)
Jasmine SOzi3rd year - Majors: Political science, Anthropology, Minor: African American StudiesOther activities: Underground Scholars, BSU, prison reform work, and singing. Fun fact: sang at michael jackson's funeral and have five sisters.About me: Avatar the Last Airbender fan.
indu pereira4th Year - Majors: Business Administration, Musicother activities: The Berkeley Forum, Chamber Chorus, NAFTA Research, classical singing, mastering the perfect coffee.
Fun Fact: People always think my sisters and I are triplets.About Me: A month after my 17th birthday, airport security thought I was 11 years old.iNDU'S aWARDS:2018 AAMTI V - Berkeley, CA (UC Berkeley)Outstanding Attorney (19/20 ranks)2017 mOCKTOPIA - sANTA BARBARA, ca (ucsb)oUTSTANDING aTTORNEY (10/10 RANKS)
2nd Year - Major: EnglishOther Activities: Kalx, Baking, reading my horoscope. Fun fact: In high school, I painted my bedroom ceiling.About me: I try to watch every oscar-nominated movie, religiously listen to fresh air, and love anything ginger.