2 Named to Faculty Positions at WNEU School of Law
SPRINGFIELD — Western New England University President Anthony S. Caprio has announced the appointment of two new faculty members in the University’s School of Law.
- Mark Worthington is serving as the director of Elder Law and Estate Planning Program in his new position in the Western New England University School of Law. Attorney Worthington has been in private practice exclusively in special needs law, elder law, and estate planning for the past 24 years. He has been a member of the LLM faculty as an adjunct since the program’s inception. He is widely recognized as a national leader the field of Elder Law having lectured and written for the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Worthington is a graduate of the University of Rochester, Northeastern University School of Law, and Boston University School of Law. As adjunct faculty, he has been teaching courses in Medicaid Planning and Planning with Grantor Trusts.
- Henry J. Boroff has been a visiting professor and jurist in residence at Western New England University School of Law since July of 2016, and previously an adjunct professor at the law school since 1996. From 1993 until his retirement in 2016, he served as a United States bankruptcy judge for the District of Massachusetts, handling cases throughout Massachusetts, as well as in New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
Judge Boroff was chief judge of the Massachusetts Bankruptcy Court from 2006 until 2010, and from 1996 through 2016 an appellate judge on the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit.
Judge Boroff is a graduate of Boston University, and Boston University Law School, and teaches courses in Bankruptcy and Secured Transactions.