William J. Wetering

Location: Worthington, Minnesota
Phone: 507-376-3181
Fax: 507-376-9404

Practice Information

Bill Wetering has practiced primarily in the areas of family law, criminal defense, personal injury, insurance defense, civil litigation and business litigation since joining the firm in 1987. Bill is an experienced litigator and has the ability to zealously represent his client’s interests and advocate on his or her behalf. Bill was admitted to practice before the South Dakota Supreme Court in 1986 and the Minnesota Supreme Court in 1987.

Personal Information

Bill Wetering was born in 1959, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He graduated from South Dakota State University with a B.S. in 1983 and he attended the University of South Dakota School of Law, where he received his J.D. in 1986. He is a member of the the State Bar of South Dakota, the Minnesota State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association and the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association. Bill and his wife Betsy live in Worthington, Minnesota and are members of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Worthington. He is a member of Worthington Noon Kiwanis and serves as a Board Member of both the Adrian State Bank and the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corporation.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1987

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1987
  • South Dakota, 1986
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1987


  • University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, South Dakota
    • J.D. - 1986
  • South Dakota State University
    • B.S. - 1983

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of South Dakota, Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • St. Mary's Catholic Church in Worthington, Member
  • Worthington Noon Kiwanis, Member
  • Adrian State Bank, Board Member
  • Worthington Regional Economic Development Corporation, Board Member

Hedeen Hughes & Wetering is a Worthington, Minnesota, law firm serving clients in Minnesota and South Dakota.

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