Jeff Tager






EDUCATION


Boston University, 1975-1979
Boston, MA
    • B.A. Cum Laude from College of Liberal Arts, May 1979
    • Major: Psychology
Boston University, 1979-1980
Boston, MA
    • M.A. from Graduate School of Liberal Arts, May 1980, Psychology and Education
    • Thesis: “Determinants of Crime Reporting”
    • Assistant Dormitory Director
    • Tutor of Psychology, Statistics and Sociology
    • Teaching Assistant for Undergraduate Psychology Classes
    • Achieved Secondary Teaching Certificate
University of Connecticut School of Law, 1980-1983
West Hartford, CT
    • J.D. Received May, 1983
    • Received Book Award in Administrative Law
    • Admitted to Connecticut Bar 11/1983, Federal District Court 2/1984
1984-Present
    • Participated in Continuing Legal Education in areas of Personnel and Labor LawReal Estate, Litigation, Consumer Law, Evidence, Banking Law, Contracts, Worker’s Compensation

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS HELD:


Law and Government Academy, Hartford Public High School, 2008-Present
Hartford, CT
    • Certified Social Studies Teacher in themed Academy, teaching Law course to Juniors and Seniors
    • Serve as Faculty advisor to Student Government and Student Court
    • Active in Faculty Professional Development and after-school High Hopes Program
IvyBound Test Prep, Inc., 2005-Present
New Britain, CT
    • Tutor and Instructor for SAT, LSAT, PSAT, SSAT, ACT, and general academics for High School and Junior High School Students
    • Provide instruction in a classroom setting, in small groups, or one-on-one
Beverly Hills Suites, LLC, 2006-2007
Windsor Locks, CT
    • Served as General Manager for 170 room Hotel, Conference Center and Night Club.
    • Supervised five Department Managers and approximately 30 employees in all aspects of hospitality management, including financials, housekeeping, ordering, banqueting, licensing, etc
    • Coordinated all activities between departments, and between facility and clients. Oversee advertisement and promotion, and take primary responsibility for dispute resolution.
Tager & Johnson, 1990-2004
Bloomfield, CT
    • Partner in General Practice Law Firm
    • Practice consisted of all types of litigation with an emphasis on personal injury, workers compensation, administrative law, labor and employment law, real estate, probate and insurance law.
    • Recipient of Small Business of the Year Award from Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce
Law Offices of Justin J. Donnelly, 1986-1990
Hartford, CT
    • Served as Staff Attorney and Senior Staff Attorney for law firm serving as captive counsel for CNA Insurance
    • Handled active caseload of 150-170 files in litigation or involving workers compensation claims, including dental and medical malpractice and attorney malpractice
    • Brought many cases to verdict in jury trials and non-jury trials
    • Active in working with Insurance Claims Department to bring claims to successful conclusion, providing advice and information
People’s Bank, 1983-1986
Bridgeport, CT
    • Served as Staff Council, reporting to Senior Vice President
    • Responsible for handling of Personnel Department, Consumer Lending, Retail Banking, and Real Estate Departments
    • Edited and partially authored reference manual for retail banking division
    • Served as resource for personnel training for management
    • Successfully defended claims made to the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities

OTHER ACTIVITIES:


Bloomfield Rotary Club, 1991-Present
Bloomfield, CT
    • Held position of Treasurer, Secretary and President of Local Club, Assistant District Governor and District Governor, as well as many other positions on a District level. Actively involved in community service, club service and vocational service
Bloomfield Volunteer Ambulance, 1984-2006
Bloomfield, CT
    • Serve as Emergency Medical Technician on volunteer ambulance service. Also serve as Field Training Officer and sit on Board of BVA Fund, Inc. Serve as consultant, trainer and lecturer on legal aspects of providing pre-hospital emergency care.
Kief Protective Mutual Benefit Association, 1994-Present
Bloomfield, CT
    • Serve on the Board of Director and also as Chair of the Credit Committee. Actively involved in setting policy and regulation compliance.
Beth Hillel Synagogue, 1990-1998
Bloomfield, CT
    • Served on Board of Directors, and as Vice President of Brotherhood; served on Board of Education, Sabbath Dinner Committees, Fundraising Committee.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS HELD:


    • Emergency Medical Technician 1987-present
    • Admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut and Federal Courts
    • Initial Educator, History and Social Studies, Grades 7-12
Jeff Tager

Locations

  • U.S. & Internationally--via Skype
  • Summer: Weatogue, CT
  • School Year: Weatogue, CT

Qualifications

  • Tutor and Instructor for:
    • SAT
    • LSAT
    • PSAT
    • SSAT
    • ACT
    • General academics for High School and Junior High School Students

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