Timothy M. MacArthur, Esq. Clinical Professor and Director of Mason Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic (M-VETS). B.S., Madonna University; J.D., Michigan State University/Detroit College of Law.
Following his release from active duty Tim practiced as a Principal Assistant Public Defender in Lake County, Illinois, where he litigated difficult felony cases and was a Public Defender representative to the Veterans Treatment and Assistance Court. Simultaneously, Professor MacArthur served in various legal positions in the U.S. Army Reserve, to include, as a Brigade Judge Advocate, Ethics Advisor and Team Chief.
Tim’s JAG career has taken him to many places, but perhaps the highlight is 2011 when he was selected to be the Deputy Staff Judge Advocate for Joint Task Force Guantanamo at the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. As part of JTF-GTMO, he served as Staff Judge Advocate in the absence of the SJA, worked on JTF-GTMO policies and procedures, oversaw legal aspects of detention operations, served as a SJA liaison to the Joint Detention Group entering the camps and resolving detainee requests, and supervised the daily operations of the JTF-OSJA.
Immediately prior to joining the faculty of George Mason, Professor MacArthur completed a 2-year mobilization in the U.S Army Office of Soldiers’ Counsel as a Physical and Medical Evaluation Board Counsel representing Soldiers before formal Physical and Medical Evaluation Boards. Professor MacArthur received his Juris Doctorate from Michigan State University/Detroit College of Law in 2001. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Madonna University in 1998. Professor MacArthur is a member of the Illinois Bar.
Leigh Murray Winstead, Esq. Clinical Professor and Deputy Director, Mason Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic (M-VETS). B.A., The Pennsylvania State University; J.D., American University, Washington College of Law.
Professor Winstead has authored and co-authored several published articles including Sirius Mistake: The FCC’s Failure to Stop a Merger to Monopoly in Satellite Radio, 59 AM. U. L. REV. 83 (2009) and Putting the Genie Back in the Bottle: Leveraging Private Enforcement to Improve Internet Privacy, 37 WILLIAM MITCH. L. REV. 1671 (2011).
Professor Winstead earned her B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University and her J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law where she was a member of the American University Law Review. Ms. Winstead is a member of the Virginia Bar.
Chapman L. Good, Sr., Esq. Adjunct Clinical Professor of the Mason Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic (M-VETS). B.A, George Mason University; J.D., Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.
After leaving the Marine Corps, Chapman went to work in Big Law as a paralegal. He spent another eight years learning the federal court system and how to practice civil law. He attended law school while working in Big Law. While in law school, Chapman focused his studies on being a litigator.
Now, outside of his work as an adjunct, Chapman is an associate with a small firm in Virginia, Williams Stone, PC. His practice consists mostly of criminal defense and family law, but also includes estate planning, contracts, and other civil issues.