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LTC Winston Williams

Academy Professor
US Army
Army Branch:
Judge Advocate General

Contact Information:
Phone: (845) 938-3510

Winston Williams is a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Law at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. Upon graduating from Florida A&M University in 1998 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering, Lieutenant Colonel Williams was commissioned as an Engineer officer and served as a platoon leader with the 44th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, Republic of Korea.  He also served as an Executive Officer for D Company, 35th Engineer Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.  After attending law school, Lieutenant Colonel Williams transitioned into the Judge Advocate General’s Corps in 2004.  Since becoming a Judge Advocate, Lieutenant Colonel Williams has served in a number of legal positions including: Chief of Administrative Law, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg North Carolina; Trial Counsel for 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Tikrit, Iraq; Senior Trial Counsel, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Senior Operational Law Observer/Controller at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, Louisiana, Professor of International and Operational Law at the Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School in Charlottesville, Virginia, and Chief of Administrative and Civil Law for 18th Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.  Lieutenant Colonel Williams holds a LL.M in Military Law from the Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Tennessee College of Law.