MORGANTOWN, W. Va.—Quentin Collie, a second-year WVU Law student, has been elected by his peers to be the next editor-in-chief of the West Virginia Law Review.
The West Virginia Law Review is a professional legal journal that publishes articles of interest to legal scholars, students, legislators and lawyers. Founded in 1894, it is the fourth oldest student-governed law review in the country.
As editor-in-chief of volume 122 of the West Virginia Law Review, Collie will lead a team of students to review articles for three issues of the publication during the 2019-20 academic year. He will also play a lead role in organizing a symposium and overseeing the law review’s website and online edition.
“The legal writing process has been an interest of mine throughout my education and professional career, and being a part of the West Virginia Law Review provides an opportunity to get experience with different aspects of that,” said Collie. “I became interested in the editor-in-chief position because I wanted to make a more significant contribution to the organization and to the College of Law community and further develop my organizational and leadership skills.”
Print and online editions of the West Virginia Law Review include articles on a wide range of content that have practical and theoretical value to the greater legal community.
“As editor-in-chief of volume 122, I hope to facilitate opportunities for members of the law review to pursue their legal and academic interests and develop as professionals,” Collie said. “My goal is to continue the tradition of producing a polished, professional journal of interesting and important legal scholarship and putting on a timely and successful symposium that discusses important legal ideas.”
Collie is from Parkersburg, W. Va. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Notre Dame. He also earned a master’s degree in secondary English education from Wake Forest University in 2015 as a member of the Master Teacher Fellows program. Prior to law school, Collie taught middle school English in Parkersburg.
At WVU Law, Collie is a graduate assistant for WVU Student Legal Services and is the copy editor for the Student Bar Association’s in-house newsletter. He worked as a summer associate for Steptoe & Johnson PLLC in Bridgeport, W. Va. in summer 2018, and will return to the firm this summer.