LAW OFFICE OF CHRISTOPHER CARROZZELLA, LLC, Wallingford, CT
Managing Owner/Attorney | March 1995 to present
General practice of law with emphasis on bankruptcy, real estate, aviation enforcement, & workers’ compensation/personal injury matters.
PRACTICING TRIAL ATTORNEY
Practicing Trial Attorney | November 1987 to February 1995
Involved in all aspects of a general practice law firm, with heavy concentration in personal injury, workers' compensation, criminal, domestic, and real estate cases.
Managed cases from initial client contact, investigation, and negotiations to resolution
Responsible for Jury selection and the Trial of cases and all other Administrative/Formal Hearings to conclusion.
Licensed in 1987 to practice in State and Federal Courts.
CAZZ AVIATION SERVICES, LLC, Wallingford, CT
Owner | 2010 to present
Aviation Consulting Services
CONNECTICUT FLIGHT ACADEMY - MERIDEN AVIATORS, Meriden, CT
Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), Instrument Instructor (CFII)
Multi-Engine, Airplane Flight Instructor (MEI-A) | June 2010 to present
Currently possess FAA 2nd Class Medical Certificate; 1650 flight hours through December, 2012, including 750 hours Dual Instruction given.
- Passed 96%
MERIDEN AVIATION SERVICES, INC., Meriden, CT
Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), Instrument Instructor (CFII) | March 2008 to June 2010
100% pass rate for all practical and knowledge test applicants
NEW ENGLAND AIRLINES, INC., Westerly, R.I.
Part 135 Pilot | June 2012 to present
AIRCRAFT OWNERS & PILOTS ASSOCIATION
Legal Services Plan Attorney | June 2008 to present
Defense of FAA aviation enforcement proceedings
Represent airmen in connection with purchase/sale of aircraft
WALLINGFORD ADULT EDUCATION
Instructor | Spring 2010 to present
Private Pilot Ground School
CONNECTICUT BAR EXAMINING COMMITTEE
Grader | 1990 to 1995
Selected in 1990 to grade Essay portion of Connecticut State Bar Exam administered in February and July each year.
Professional Associations & Memberships:
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)
National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI)
Lawyer - Pilots Bar Association (LPBA)
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA)
Connecticut Bar Association & New Haven County Bar Association
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctorate with honors
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
Notre Dame, Indiana
B.B.A. in Finance
THE CHOATE SCHOOL
FLIGHT SAFETY INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY
Vero Beach, Florida
Commercial Pilot, Multi-engine, Instrument, and Instructor Certificates and Ratings
NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Airport Management II
Earned A in Class -- Spring 2010 Semester
EMBRY RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY
Daytona Beach, Florida
Aviation Business Finance, Budgeting & Accounting
For NBAA-C.A.M. Certification -- Fall 2010 Semester
THE SPIRIT OF CJ FOUNDATION: View Website
Founder/Trustee | December 2003 to present
Non-profit §501(c)3 Foundation formed in memory of deceased son, CJ.
Responsible for fundraising activities in excess of $100,000.
Proceeds are redistributed to other local community non profit organizations, including Wallingford Little League, Wallingford YMCA, Wallingford Pop Warner Football, Xavier High School, & The Wallingford Public Library.
XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL, Middletown, CT
Member of Board of Directors, Advancement Committee Member | August 2008 to present
SACRED HEART ACADEMY, Hamden, CT
Member of Board of Directors | January 2002 to 2007
NOTRE DAME CLUB OF NEW HAVEN
Member; Past President | March 1992 to present
University Alumni club -- 450 members. Involved in planning and organizing activities for local area alumni. Contact with National Board of Directors and Alumni Office at the University of Notre Dame.
List of Recent Seminars/Courses Attended:
SMU AIR LAW SYMPOSIUM, DALLAS, TEXAS
March 30, 2012
AVIATION SEMINARS; FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR REFRESHER CLINIC, Tampa
March 25, 2012
FAA ENFORCEMENT PROCESS, FAASTeam PROGRAM - PRESENTER
February, 21, 2012
AOPA LEGAL ENFORCEMENT SEMINAR, AOPA SUMMIT, Hartford, CT
September 21, 2011
AOPA FLIGHT TRAINING STUDENT RETENTION INITIATIVE, Fairfield, NJ
AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE, CLOSE CALLS LESSONS LEARNED
May 10, 2011
NBAA REGIONAL MEETING/FORUM, Westchester County Airport
June 8, 2011
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