The Editor-in-Chief is ultimately responsible for and participates extensively in all Law Review operations. As manager of the Law Review, she must schedule deadline and publication dates and ensure that members adhere to the schedule. She must be highly organized and detail oriented.

The Editor-in-Chief represents the Law Review to the faculty, administration, and outside interests, and she presides over Editorial Board meetings. She must be professional and polished in her written and oral communication skills and be able to manage conflict.

The Editor-in-Chief does the final blueline edit on all articles and makes final decisions on questions of style or format when the circumstances dictate. The blueline edit is very detailed and requires double-checking citations, spacing, and punctuation to make sure that they comply with the Blue Book and Style Manual.