Attorneys: Hanni H. Pastinen

Bar Admissions
State of Maine
State of New Hampshire
U.S. District Court for the District of Maine
University of Southern Maine, B.A., cum laude
University of Maine School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
Maine Supreme Judicial Court

National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Student Award, 2018
Minott-Crowley Award for Excellence in Volunteerism, awarded by the Volunteer Lawyers Project, 2015
Pro Bono Publico, 2018
New England Super Lawyers, 2023-2024


Maine State Bar Association
New Hampshire State Bar Association
American Bar Association
National Association of Women Lawyers
Tri-State Defense Lawyers Association


Hanni focuses her practice on property & casualty defense, commercial litigation and workers' compensation matters. In addition, Hanni is passionate about the rights of immigrants, and has experience working in various areas of immigration law, ranging from humanitarian to employment-based claims.

Prior to joining Thompson Bowie & Hatch, Hanni served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Donald G. Alexander, Associate Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maine School of Law. While a student at Maine Law, Hanni was a student-attorney at the Refugee and Human Rights Clinic, working on asylum and special immigrant juvenile status cases. She is a recipient of the National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Student Award, as well as the Pro Bono Publico Award.

Hanni earned her B.A. in Criminology from the University of Southern Maine, where she graduated cum laude. Hanni was born in Finland, but has lived in Maine most of her life and currently resides in Cumberland Foreside with her significant other, Lincoln, and their pets Niko and Mars.


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F: 207-774-3591
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