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Local Chapters

Local Chapters

The Finnish Bar Association operates nationwide through 12 chapters. The chairpersons and other members of the chapters serve as the Finnish Bar Association’s local contact persons and officials. The chapter members elect representatives to the Delegation in proportion to their membership numbers.

The contact details of our local officials can be found through the Find an Attorney search service.

Our local chapters’ elected officials

Helsinki chapter

Chairperson Janne Nyman, Helsinki
Secretary Jannie Rusk, Helsinki
Person responsible for IT Miia Lavonen, Helsinki
Person responsible for AIPA Niki J. Welling, Helsinki
Person responsible for education Nina Solas-Iloniemi, Helsinki

Turku chapter

Chairperson Heikki Pietinalho, Salo
Secretary Ville Normasto, Turku
Person responsible for AIPA Ville Normasto, Turku
Person responsible for education Anna Oksanen, Turku

Satakunta chapter

Chairperson Veli-Matti Lanne, Eurajoki
Secretary Ilkka Ryynänen, Kankaanpää
Person responsible for AIPA Kaija Ruosteenoja, Eura
Person responsible for education Mari Karttunen-Sävelä, Pori

Häme chapter

Chairperson Minn Romu, Tampere
Secretary Timo Jarmas, Tampere
Person responsible for AIPA Toni Sortti, Tampere
Person responsible for education Elisa Ilmoniemi, Tampere

Päijät-Häme chapter

Chairperson Tea Hagstedt, Lahti
Secretary Johanna Kekki-Lehtinen, Heinola
Person responsible for AIPA Tea Hagstedt, Lahti
Person responsible for education Päivi Kokko, Lahti

Kymi chapter

Chairperson Jukka Salo, Kouvola
Secretary Kaisa Näkki, Kouvola
Person responsible for AIPA Lasse Tirronen, Kouvola
Person responsible for education Liisa Pellinen, Imatra

Mikkeli chapter

Chairperson Aino Kuulasmaa, Mikkeli
Secretary Henna Murtonen, Mikkeli
Person responsible for AIPA Kalle Ervasti, Mikkeli
Person responsible for education Toni Reinikainen, Savonlinna

Eastern Finland chapter

Chairperson Karoliina Partanen, Kuopio
Secretary Emilia Vuolle, Kuopio
Person responsible for AIPA Karoliina Partanen, Kuopio
Person responsible for education Jukka Ahonen, Kuopio

Middle Finland chapter

Chairperson Mikko Tuomi, Jyväskylä
Secretary Nina Kaartinen, Jyväskylä
Person responsible for AIPA Tuukka Haaranen, Jyväskylä
Person responsible for education Johanna Toiviainen, Jyväskylä

Vaasa chapter

Chairperson Kari Autio, Kokkola
Secretary Jenny Väyrynen, Seinäjoki
Person responsible for AIPA Anni-Leena Träskbäck, Vaasa
Person responsible for education Anni-Leena Träskbäck, Vaasa

Oulu chapter

Chairperson Ulla Riekki, Oulu
Person responsible for PR Katri Mäkinen, Oulu
Secretary Katri Mäkinen, Oulu
Person responsible for AIPA Keijo Kauppila, Oulu
Person responsible for education Hanna-Maaria Okkonen, Oulu

Lapland chapter

Chairperson Jaakko Kuparinen, Rovaniemi
Secretary Antti Hyvönen, Rovaniemi
Person responsible for AIPA Matti Pulkamo, Rovaniemi
Person responsible for education Antti Hyvönen, Rovaniemi