Mona Houck Professor of Practice and Legal Writing Instructor

Phone: 540-458-8522


Office:  459 Lewis Hall 

Area of Expertise

Legal Writing


JD, New York Law School

BA, Drake University


Mona Houck joined the faculty at Washington and Lee in 2018. Professor Houck previously practiced media law in New York City and was an adjunct professor at New York Law School and at the Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York. She received a B.A. in English from Drake University and a law degree from New York Law School. She clerked for the Honorable Robert C. Chambers in the Southern District of West Virginia. Before practicing law, she worked as a reporter and an editor for newspapers ranging from a small Iowa daily to The New York Times. She is admitted to practice in New York.