• J.D., George Mason University School of Law
  • M.M., University of Maryland
  • B.A., College of William and Mary

Areas of Interest/Teaching

Torts, Lawyering Skills, School Law, Remedies


  • Member of the Virginia State Bar
  • Admitted to practice in Virginia, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Federal District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Virginia
  • Law Teaching Experience:
    -Liberty University School of Law, 2007-present
    -Regent University School of Law, 1990-1999
  • Law Practice Experience:
    -Sole practitioner, Juvenile and Criminal Defense, 2005-2007
    -Attorney and Member of Litigation Team, Chandler Law Group, Charlottesville, Virginia, 2001-2004, practicing in nursing home malpractice and products liability
    -Attorney and Member of Litigation Team, McGuire Woods, Richmond, Virginia, 1986-1990, practicing in products liability
    -Federal judicial law clerk, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1984-1986
  • Law School Experience:
    -Law Review, Notes Editor
    -Legal Intern, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
    -Legal Intern, Arlington County Commonwealth’s Attorney, Arlington, Virginia
    -Legislative Aide, Virginia General Assembly


Professor Mouly is the author of Examining the Foundations:  Comparing Islamic Law and the Common Law of the United States, published in the Liberty University Law Review (Spring 2017), and Intelligent Design and Tort Law: Partners in a Unified Theory of Causation,  published in the Liberty University Law Review (Spring 2009).  She has also written on several tort law topics for the Liberty Legal Journal.


Barbara Massie Mouly is a native of Virginia. Professor Mouly earned her bachelor’s degree in English and was the recipient of the T.G. Jones Literary Prize. She earned her master’s degree in music, in piano performance. After earning her law degree, she served as a judicial law clerk and worked in litigation in two law firms. She continued her legal education at the Virginia Trial Advocacy Institute at the University of Virginia in 2002. She served in public office for three terms as a member of the Albemarle County, Virginia School Board.