Meet Our Executive Board

legal gavel with Declaration of Independence and ConstitutionMeet the JMPLS Executive Board! We are here to make your pre-law experience at UT Dallas educational and enjoyable. Feel free to contact us with any questions that you might have concerning pre-law at UTD. Click on anyone’s name to contact them via email. We are always open to answering your JMPLS-related questions.

Please note that we cannot answer questions regarding your law school admissions process. 

Christina Lanier President


Christina Lanier is a graduate Economics student who has competed with UTD’s Moot Court, Mock Trial, and Mediation teams. She is currently a volunteer with the Fall 17/Spring 18 Moot Court team. Christina is interested in immigration law, which is the focus of her current internship. She teaches group exercise classes through UTD’s University Recreation Department. She is interested in fitness, nature, and dogs. Christina wishes you a warm welcome!

Christina’s LinkedIn


Umul Lalee Vice-President (Fall 2018), Mock Trial/Mediation Team Member


Umul is a sophomore Political Science major currently interning at the International Rescue Committee. She hopes to soon begin another internship at a law firm to diversify her experiences. Her current interests lie within international and immigration law, the latter of which she intends to pursue as a career after law school. Umul wishes you a warm welcome!


Meerna Dalal Vice-President (Spring 2018), Mock Trial Team Member


Meerna Dalal is a senior International Political Economy major. Her passion for the legal field stems from her growing interest in advocacy, policy reform, and the U.S. judicial system. She is an active competitor on the UT Dallas Mock Trial Team but will be spending the fall of 2017 as a Bill Archer Fellow in Washington D.C. Upon her return, she is excited to assume her position as Vice-President. Meerna wishes you a warm welcome!

Meerna’s LinkedIn


Neha Singh Public Relations, Moot Court Team Member

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Neha is a senior Child Learning and Development major with minors in Creative Writing and Political Science. This summer, she is completing an internship with the Center forAmerican and International Law and as a Student Tour and Admissions Representative (STAR) on campus. She will also start as a Writing Tutor on campus this fall. Neha is a member of the Moot Court team directed by Ms. Anne Dutia. She is most passionate about creating and maintaining a sustainable environment, sexual assault prevention, and family psychology. Neha wishes you a warm welcome!


Najib Gazi Secretary/Treasurer, Mock Trial/Mediation Team Member


Najib is a senior Political Science major Over the summer, he is working downtown as an intern at the law firm, Dean Omar & Branham. He will be starting new roles as the captain of both a Mock Trial and Mediation team. He enjoys playing and watching a variety of sports, such as soccer, football, and basketball. Najib wishes you a warm welcome!

Najib’s LinkedIn

Published on July 29, 2011 at 4:47 pm  Comments Off on Meet Our Executive Board  
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