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Dani Richter

Xavier College Preparatory School

Phoenix, AZ

Dani Richter is a teacher at Xavier College Preparatory School in Phoenix. Ms. Richter serves the Xavier learning community in various dimensions. She serves as the AP Capstone Chair and teaches American Government as well as sections of English and Literature. She also teaches Political Science 101 through Rio Salado Community College. In addition, Ms. Richter serves as the Mock Trial Coach at Xavier. She incorporates law related education on many different levels.

Ms. Richter’s interest in law goes beyond her mentoring students in the Mock Trial program at Xavier, having earned a J.D. degree before starting her teaching career. Not only has Ms. Richter been mentoring the highly successful Mock Trial teams since 2013, but during the 2022-2023 school year, she began implementing the High School Mock Mediation program. In the first ever Arizona Mock Mediation State Tournament in Florence, AZ, the Xavier College Preparatory teams took second and fourth placement. Due to their wonderful accomplishments, Ms. Richter and her Xavier Gators have been invited to compete at a University of Arizona Mock Mediation tournament! She and her teams have embraced the challenge and opportunity!