Connie J. Postelli
8/2015 – Present – World Teach Volunteer – Education – Hengyang, Hunan, China. Teaching oral English at Hengyang BaZhong No. 8 High School.
9/2011 – 12/2013 – Peace Corps Volunteer – Education – Ukraine. Teaching English classes, including English and the Media, Speech class, Business English and English literature, at Kharkiv Polytechnical National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine.
1/2011 – 9/2011 - Merrillville Adult Literacy Program – Tutoring English as a Second Language. I began as an assistant tutor in the intermediate class and became the teacher for the advanced class.
1/1/2002- 5/31/2011 – Law Offices of Connie J. Postelli – Attorney - Started up and operated law firm with 2-7 employees. Represented General Motors LLC, Ford Motor Company, sMART Car USA, Swindell Dressler International Company. Licensed and practiced in both Indiana and Illinois.
Additional Experience: Warner Meihofer Law Firm – Associate
Johnson & Bell Law Firm – Associate
Rubino & Crosmer Law Firm – Associate
Judge Jeffrey J. Dywan – Law Clerk
Abrams Instrument Corp. – Electronics Specialist
1998 - Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana – Jurist Doctorate
1994 - Philadelphia Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Administrative Law
1993 - Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan – Bachelor of Science
1991 - Lake Michigan College, Benton Harbor, Michigan – Associate of General Studies
TRAINING: 2000- 2011 - Developed the curriculum for and taught various Continuing Legal Education Classes on the subjects of Breach of Warranty Litigation, Mediation training, Starting a Small Business, Business Skills.
FOREIGN LANGUAGES – Spanish 3 years in high school and 2 semesters in college. Peace Corps language program for Russian.
Cooking Music Embroidery/Needlepoint