Finnish American Lawyers Association FALA Greet Ambassador Consul General Jukka Pietikäinen to New York at Finnish American Chamber of Commerce Welcome Reception in NYC

On October 25, 2012 at the Rooftop Solarium at 250 East 87th Street, New York N.Y., the President of the Finnish American Chamber of Commerce, (FACC), and FALA member, Michael Student Esq., hosted a Welcome Reception for Ambassador Consul General Jukka Pietikainen. Attending on behalf of the Finnish American Lawyers Association (FALA) were the following: Robert Alan Saasto, Esq. (President of FALA); Tom Hakala, Esq. (FALA Treasurer); Michael Student, Esq. and Jans Johannsen, Esq.

In addition to the attorneys present from the FALA, there was a wide cross section present of notables from the Finnish community in New York City. This included members of the FACC, Finnish Consulate in NYC, Finlandia Foundation-NY Chapter; and Finnish American Womens Network (FAWN). Jukka Pietikainen acknowledged his appreciation for the reception and the opportunity to meet and greet those present in his address to the group. The festive occasion was an excellent opportunity to mingle, network, and socialize in an informal setting.

Robert Alan Saasto, Esq.