Lorenzo Schechterman

Freelance Journalistic Photographer & Business Consultant

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Location:Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/lorenzoschechterman
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LORENZO (LAWRENCE) SCHECHTERMAN
21218 St. Andrews Blvd. Unit #160
Boca Raton, FL 33433
lorenzo1943@hotmail.com
561-542-3180




NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER
CITIZENSHIP: USA
D.O.B. 23 June 1943
GENDER: Male
MARITAL STATUS: Single

PROFILE______________________________________________________________________________

TEFL-certified instructor with: Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Sociology/Psychology; Juris Doctor in Law; Masters of Laws in Law; AS in the Culinary Arts. Experience teaching English to adults of various native languages. Planned and taught lessons to small groups as well as personal tutoring. Experience with children and Fluent in English. Knowledgeable about Italian History, Art, Geography, and Customs.

EDUCATION________________________________________________________________________________

120-HOUR TEFL CERTIFICATION March 2012
TEFL Institute, Chicago, IL USA
• 100 hours of training with 20 hours of student teaching

B.A. IN SOCIOLOGY/PSYCHOLOGY 1966
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA

ALL CLASSES TAKEN WITHOUT THESIS, MASTER OF ARTS IN 1966
CHILD PSYCHOLOGY
The New School, New York, New York, USA

JURIS DOCTOR OF LAW 1969
Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA, USA

MASTERS OF LAW 1973
New York University Graduate School of Law, New York, NY, USA

AS in the CULINARY ARTS 2001 The Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale, School of Culinary Arts, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE__________________________________

ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR

Academic High School, Boca Raton, FL

• E.S.L. Teacher (part time) April, 2013 - Present

Berlitz School of Languages, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
February – April 2013

• Taught mid to upper levels including Business Communications

Extreme Learning Centers, Arequipa, Peru
October - December 2012

• Fluency
• Advanced English 2
• World English 2

TEFL Institute, Chicago, IL USA March 2012

• Taught small groups of adults from various backgrounds
• Facilitated conversations with natural expressions
• Worked on natural pronunciation and stress patterns
• Assigned and graded homework assignments

SUBSITUTE TEACHER September 1966 Linden, NJ School System, Linden, NJ, USA

• Taught in small groups and one-on-one setting to the mentally challenged
• Emphasized basic communication skills
• Developed lesson plans around individual student needs

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER, MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS Palm Beach County School System, West Palm Beach, FL, USA 1996

PRIVATE TUTOR AND INSTRUCTOR 2012-2013
Private Tutor and Instructor in English to native Spanish speakers

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE_________________________________

PRACTICING LAWYER July 1969 -1993
Lawrence Schechterman, P.A., New York, NY; East Brunswick, NJ; Boca Raton, FL, USA
Specialized in Securities, Tax, Franchise, and Corporate Law

LECTURER IN SECURITIES, FRANCHISE, AND CORPORATE LAW New Jersey State Bar Association, Trenton, NJ, USA; Middlesex County, NJ Bar Association, New Brunswick, NJ, USA; Florida Bar Association, Tallahassee, FL USA; Palm Beach County Bar Association, West Palm Beach, FL USA. All lectures were accompanied by Books and Written Materials created by me.

SECURITIES ARBITRATION RECOVERY, INC. 1993
Boca Raton, FL, USA; Represented stock brokers and customers before the United States Securities & Exchange Commission; New York Stock Exchange, and American Stock Exchange, NY, NY

FREELANCE TRAVEL WRITER/PHOTOGRAHER 2010 -

PRIVATE CHEF May 2001 -
Chef Lorenzo Enterprises, Inc. Boca Raton, FL USA
Taught in small groups and one-on-one setting from beginner to intermediate cooks

EXECUTIVE CHEF
My Lady Bebe, St. Croix, USA June 2004
Developed a two week creative menu for private yacht charter


WINE AND CHEESE SPECIALIST May 2008 – October 2012
The Greenwise Market, Boca Raton, FL, USA, Publix Supermarkets, Inc.
Lakeland, FL, USA

MANAGER, JOSEF’S ART GALLERY
Westfield, NJ, USA, Managed an art gallery showing and selling multiple period art work, recommended and performed the work to frame and mat pictures.



OTHER AWARDS, SKILLS, INTERESTS_______________________________________________
• Law Review, Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA USA 1969
• Licensed to practice law (NY, NJ, FL) 1969 - 1993
• Boars Head Certified Deli Professional 2011
• Certified in Food Service Sanitation and Supervision 2001
• Certification by National Restaurant Association 2001
• Merit Scholarship for Signature Recipe at the School of Culinary Arts, The Art Institute, Ft. Lauderdale, FL USA 1998
• Construction and Building Supervision regarding the construction of a new synagogue for B’nai Torah Congregation of Boca Raton, FL USA 1987 - 1989
• Whose Who in America (1983 – 2013) Whose Who in the World 1993 - 2013
• Recommendation of Merit to the U.S. Pavilion, Cannes, France from Chef Klaus Friedenreich, CEC, CMC, Chair of the Department of Culinary Arts,
Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale, FL USA 2000
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook
• PADI Certified Diver

PUBLICATIONS______________________________________________
• In The Mood With Food, A Bachelor’s Guide To Wooing Her With Food, self published 1999
• My Italy (awaiting publication) a travel article about Toscana 2011
• The Bifurcated Jury in First Degree ****** Trials, Suffolk University Law School, Law Review 1969
• Poems of Now and Then, 2012
Xlibris Publishing Corporation, www.xlibris. com
• Many poems in the publications of the International Library of Poetry and included in The Best Poems and Poets 2007 1998-2010
• Outstanding Achievement as a City Councilman (a publicly elected office) for East Brunswick, NJ USA 1986-1990

MEMBERSHIPS
• The Professional Writer’s Alliance
• American Writer’s & Artists, Inc.
• American Culinary Federation
• Alumni Organization, TEFL Institute, Inc.