37 Mechanic Street #200, Worcester, Massachusetts 01608

Attorney Profile

  • George E. Bourguignon Jr.
    Attorney at Law
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A successful sales and business career turned into a reliable legal career

Before law school, George led a sales and business career for over 10 years. While attending law school, George was a special paralegal for the Massachusetts Department of Correction and a law clerk for the Haymond Law firm in Hartford, Connecticut and Bacon/Wilson P.C. in Springfield, Massachusetts.

He became a member of the Western New England Law Review, wrote an article published by the University of California Business Law Journal, and earned his degree with honors.

After passing his first bar (Massachusetts), George was an Associate with Hendel & Collins, P.C., a Massachusetts firm with a focus on bankruptcy/ insolvency.   He then passed his second bar (Connecticut) and started his own practice in civil litigation with a focus on defamation and first amendment issues.  George’s practice has expanded to most of Massachusetts and Connecticut.


Western New England College School of Law, Springfield, MA
Juris Doctor, cum laude, May 2007
Class Rank: 19/158 (Top 12%)

Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA
Bachelor of Science in Management Science, 1992

Awards and Achievements

Western New England Law Review
Asst. Articles Editor 2006-2007.
Staff 2005-2006

Computer Aided Learning Institute’s Excellence for the Future Award (high paper):
Advanced Legal Research & Writing;
Business Organizations;
Litigation in the Pre-Trial Phase;

Joanne Grummel Memorial Scholarship recipient, 2004-2005, 2005-2006.
Rodney E. & Gail M. Blakesley Law Scholarship recipient, 2005-2006, 2006-2007.

Civilian Citation (life saving activity), awarded by Needham, MA Police Dept


Statutory Interpretation of Bankruptcy Code § 1322(C)(1): Arguing for a Bright-Line Approach to the Debtor’s Statutory Right to Cure a Residential Mortgage Default, 7 U.C. Davis Bus. L. J. 461 (2007)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, Massachusetts
  • State of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Worcester County Bar Association
  • Former Chair, Springfield Community Police Hearings Board
  • Former Member, Springfield Zoning Board of Appeals


Married, father of four young children, and resident of Whitinsville, Massachusetts.  (And a great baseball, basketball, and soccer coach!)

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