Head Coach


 
Kavin Thadani, Esq.
Kavin graduated magna cum laude from the Syracuse University College of Law in 2009 and from Fordham University in 2006.  He is currently an associate in the Mass Torts, Insurance and Consumer Litigation practice group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.  While at Fordham, Kavin was a four-year member of the Fordham LC mock trial team.  At Syracuse, Kavin was a member of the Law Review, Moot Court Honor Society and National Trial Team, was named to the Order of the Coif, and was awarded the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers Excellence in Advocacy Award.  Kavin has also judged numerous high school and college mock trial competitions.  He has been coaching the Fordham LC Mock Trial team since the 2012-13 season.
 

Assistant Coaches


 
Olatokunbo Olaniyan, Esq.  
Olatokunbo is an Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, where she prosecutes sex crimes.  Prior to becoming an Assistant District Attorney, Olatokunbo attended Syracuse University School of Law, where she participated in the Syracuse Law Mock Trial Program.  As a mock trial competitor, Olatokunbo competed in several tournaments, such as the National Institute of Trial Advocacy Tournament of Champions, and she earned various honors, including the NITA Best Advocate Award.  She has been coaching the Fordham LC Mock Trial team since the 2012-13 season.