Zaniah Maynor


Class of 2013

Attending New York Law School
Class of 2020

President (2012-13)
Public Relations Chair (2011-12)
Secretary (2010-11)
B-Team Coach (2017-present)

Zaniah joined the team her freshman year and gave the closing statement for C-Team during the 2009-2010 season. For the next three years she competed on A-Team and held various positions on the Executive Board. While she was president of Rutgers Mock Trial during the 2012-2013 season, RUMTA advanced to Nationals for the first time in its history. Zaniah competed in the final round of Nationals and RUMTA placed second in the nations top collegiate mock trial teams.

Since graduating, Zaniah has returned to the organization multiple times to offer her time as assistant coach for the B-Team. She is currently a 2L at New York Law School, where she is the president of multiple organizations, including the NYLS Trial Competition Team. Zaniah received a scholarship and award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy from the New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance, showing how RUMTA excellence extends far beyond the organization’s home on the Raritan.


Joining RUMTA was the best decision that I made in college. I met lifelong friends, and my coaches and mentors helped shape my passion for advocacy. RUMTA is more than a team, we are family.

— Zaniah Maynor