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; LL.M., American University, Washington College of Law.
Timothy M. MacArthur is a Clinical Professor and Director of the Mason Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic (M-VETS) at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. Professor MacArthur brings to the position over 16 years of military experience with the United States Army. MacArthur began his legal career as an active duty Judge Advocate in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps where he served as a Trial Defense Counsel, Trial Counsel/Special Assistant United States Attorney and Administrative and Legal Assistance Attorney. 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.
Professor MacArthur has served in various legal positions in the U.S. Army Reserve, including as a Chief, International Law Officer, 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 before 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 LL.M. from American University, Washington College of Law in 2023 and 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.
Leigh Winstead is a Clinical Professor and Deputy Director for the Mason Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic where she oversees all civil litigation matters in the clinic and manages the clinic’s daily operations. Before joining George Mason, Ms. Winstead was an associate at Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C., practicing in the civil litigation and intellectual property practice groups. Ms. Winstead’s diverse practice encompassed, among other things, commercial contract disputes and intellectual property litigation in state and federal court. While in private practice, Ms. Winstead was named among Virginia’s Legal Elite by Virginia Business magazine for Legal Services/Pro Bono in 2013 and 2015. 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.
Chapman Good is an Adjunct Clinical Professor of the Mason Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic (M-VETS) at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. Chapman began his professional career as a Rifleman with the United States Marine Corps in 2005. He spent eight years as a Marine, deploying to Iraq twice and completing a tour as a Warfighting Instructor at The Basic School. 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.