Arnold W. Brecht was born 1896, in Minnesota Lake , Minnesota. He served in France during World War I. He graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Law in 1922. Shortly after completing law school, Arnold W. Brecht came to Worthington , Minnesota to join the law practice of Mr. John Flynn. By 1928, Arnold W. Brecht had partnered with Mr. Jack Cashel, but in 1929, he decided to practice law individually, and opened an office above the old Citizens' National Bank building (now known as “The Cow's Outside”) located at 326 10th Street, Worthington, MN. Arnold W. Brecht served as Nobles County Attorney from 1931 to 1947 and legal counsel for the local school board for numerous years. Additionally, Arnold W. Brecht served as President of the Worthington Hospital Board, President of the Worthington Chamber of Commerce from 1943 to 1945, President of the Worthington Kiwanis Club in 1938, and as Commander of the Calvin-Knuth Post No. 5 of the American Legion. Arnold W. Brecht was a life member of the Nobles County Historical Society, a member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
Bill Hedeen was born in 1922, in Biwabik, Minnesota. He graduated from Carleton College with a B.A. in 1943 and he attended the University of Minnesota School of Law, where he received his LL.B. in 1948. He was a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association (in which he served as Secretary to the Section of Taxation and Member of the Board of Governors); a member of the American Bar Association (in which he served as a Member of the House of Delegates); and a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
Bill Hedeen practiced primarily in the areas of real estate law, estate planning, probate, insurance defense, banks and banking, civil litigation and civil mediation since joining the firm in 1949. With over 50 years of experience representing people and businesses in the Worthington community and surrounding areas, one would be hard pressed to find a more qualified and well-respected attorney to represent his or her interests. Bill was admitted to practice before the Minnesota Supreme Court in 1949.
Brian Daiker practiced primarily in the areas of agricultural law, wills and probate, business law, taxation, family law, municipal law, real estate law, criminal law, juvenile law, and litigation. Brian was admitted to the Iowa Bar in 2003 and the Minnesota Bar in 2009.
Brian attended Briar Cliff College in Sioux City Iowa, where he graduated with a degree in business administration. Brian earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Creighton University School of Law and an L.L.M. from the University of Arkansas School of Law. He is a member of both the Minnesota Bar Association and Iowa Bar Association.
Larry Hughes was born in 1940, in Worthington, Minnesota. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a B.S.B. in 1962 and he attended the University of Minnesota School of Law, where he received his LL.B. in 1965. He is a member of both the Minnesota State Bar Association (in which he served as Councilperson on the Section of Taxation, Chairperson of the Section of Taxation and Member of the Board of Governors); a member of the American Bar Association; and a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
Larry Hughes practiced primarily in the areas of real estate law, estate planning, probate and commercial law since joining the firm in 1965. With over 40 years of experience with both residential and commercial real estate transactions, and with access to arguably the largest and most comprehensive private collection of title opinions and real estate records in Southwestern Minnesota at his disposal, Larry had the ability to solve even the most complex real estate problems quickly and cost effectively. Larry was admitted to practice before the Minnesota Supreme Court in 1965 and the United States Supreme Court in 1971. Larry retired from active practice in 2010.
Hedeen Hughes & Wetering is a Worthington, Minnesota, law firm serving clients in Minnesota and South Dakota.