CREDENTIALS

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Trial Lawyers’ Association
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Plaintiffs Roundtable Committee
  • ​Suffolk County Bar Association

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  • President Finnish American Lawyers Association
  • Finnish-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Medical Malpractice Committee
  • Imatra Foundation, President
  • Mettala Foundation, Trustee


ASSOCIATIONS

EXPERIENCE

2009 - Present


1991 - 2009



1984 -1990











1981 -1984










1979 -1981









1977 -1979
Robert Alan Saasto, Esq.
Trial attorney personal injury
                                   
Saasto & Hirsch
Brooklyn and Williston Park offices
Managing partner and trial attorney
                                   
Shapiro Baines Saasto & Sheinwald 
55 Mineola Blvd
Mineola, New York 11501
                                   
Trial attorney and Originating/Managing partner
Expanding firm to ten attorneys specializing in
Personal injury and medical malpractice

Medical Malpractice Attorney
Panel Member- Nassau County

Fuchsberg & Fuchsberg      
250 Broadway
New York N.Y. 10007

Trial Attorney in major plaintiffs’ firm solely responsible
for trials of personal injury and medical malpractice cases
                                   
National Institute Trial Lawyers Association lecturer



Law Office of Joseph Conklin      
60 Broad Street
New York, N.Y. 10014

Trial Attorney responsible for Kings County for
Insurance Company of North America (INA)
Defense counsel personal injury cases

                                   

Waldorf & McGrane 
245 Great Neck Road
Great Neck, N.Y.

Trial attorney in defense litigation in-house counsel
for Safeco Insurance Co.
    

EDUCATION

Fordham University School of Law J.D. 1975
Dean’s List Top ¼


City University of NY- Brooklyn College B.S.
1970
Cum Laude Economics

ADMITTED

Second Department New York  2/25/76
Southern District of New York 12/19/78
Eastern District of New York 12/26/78