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MORGANTOWN, WV -

Imad Matini has been elected by his peers as the editor-in-chief of The West Virginia Law Review for 2013-14.

Matini is a second-year law student in the joint JD/MBA program at the West Virginia University College of Law and College of Business and Economics.

Founded in 1894, the West Virginia Law Review is the fourth-oldest law review in the country. It is a professional, student-governed legal journal that publishes articles of interest to legal scholars, students, legislators and members of the practicing Bar.

In addition to his Law Review responsibilities, Matini is a research assistant for law professor Atiba Ellis and a legal writing tutor for the law school's writing center. He also is an American Bar Association student representative. 

This summer, he will work for Steptoe & Johnson in Clarksburg. His interests include corporate law, securities law and antitrust law.

Raised in Fredericksburg, Va., Matini earned his bachelor's degree in government and finance from the College of William & Mary in 2011.