The Finnish American Lawyers' Association is proud to share articles, in both English and Finnish, submitted to it by lawyers, scholars, judges and members.  Where applicable, links will be provided in articles that were taken from Finnish newspapers and other publications. If you have a submission, please send to rasaasto@gmail.com.

Jenni Haukio, First Lady of Finland, Tours Liberty Island and Ellis Island in New York
More than 150 world leaders attended the United Nations 70th General Assembly gathering and events which extended over 9 days in New York City at the end of September 2015. New York City experienced extensive traffic gridlock and crowds, particularly when . . .

 

Ambassador Ware Meets with a Group of American Lawyers and Judges Visiting Helsinki

Ambassador Marilyn Ware met with a group of American lawyers and judges visiting Helsinki to learn more about the Finnish legal system . . .

 

IRS Commissioner Honored by Lawyer Group

On March 27, 2014, at the Estonia House, at 243 East 34th Street, New York, approximately 50 FALA members and guests gathered to honor FALA Member, John Koskinen, Esq. . . .


Sibelius Lodge Finnish Masons Make Donations to Finnish Organizations
Robert Alan Saasto, Esq., a Past Master and Trustee of the Sibelius-Bredablick Lodge, announced on February 18, 2015, at the Prime Catch Restaurant in Boynton Beach, Florida, to the Finnish Masonic Lodge members in Florida at their annual Florida luncheon, that the Lodge was considering requests for donations from the Finnish organizations. Sibelius Lodge was initiated in 1965 as the . . .

 

Lakimies Uutiset Robert Saasto Enjoys His Roots


IRS Commissioner Visits Finland

"I have always been proud of my Finnish roots. Both my mother's and father's parents came from Finland to the USA at the beginning of the 1900s".

 

Digital Company Executives Visit NYC and Catch a Glimpse of the Pope
On September 25, 2015, eighteen digital company executives from Finland attended a luncheon reception at the residence of the Consul General of Finland to New York, Jukka Pietikainen. The Consul General graciously offered to host the group as the request of Robert Alan Saasto, Esq., President of the Finnish American Lawyers Association (FALA) who had been contacted by. . .
 

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