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About Us: Wachtel, Biehn & Malm

In 1968 approximately 3,500 people called Lake Havasu City home. Wing Wachtel opened a law office to service the legal needs of the community. Subsequently, he was joined by Don Biehn in 1970, Denis Malm in 1972, J.B. Wyss in 1976 and Steve Biehn in 1980. The law offices of Wachtel Biehn & Malm have changed dramatically throughout the past three decades, but the firm still handles client's cases the same way: with respect and dignity.

Fast forward to 2017, Wachtel Biehn & Malm has two attorneys: Jay Bidwell (managing partner) and Steve Biehn (partner).  The Firm handles a variety of legal problems ranging from: Personal Injury; Administrative (Register of Contractor hearings, Department of Motor Vehicle hearings, etc.); Wills, Trusts, Estates, and Probate; DUI and Criminal Offenses; Landlord/Tenant Law, and multi-million dollar commercial transactions.  Wachtel, Biehn & Malm handles almost all types of legal issues except: family law and bankruptcy. The Firm has dealt with city, county, state and federal government offices in litigation and finance matters. Members of the Firm have handled in excess of 1,000 cases involving insurance disputes and matters involving injury and wrongful death. Millions of dollars have been collected for clients with personal injury claims.

Jay Bidwell is licensed in Arizona, California and Nevada.

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"Active in both community and professional affairs, the firm continues to stays abreast of the interests and needs of its clients. Wachtel, Biehn & Malm is committed to providing the highest quality of legal representation; based on experience, access to information technology and dedication to client service."

Steven Biehn

Steven Biehn Profile

Steven Biehn

University 
University of Chicago, B.S., 1976 (Magna Cum Laude)
 
Law School
University of Arizona, J.D., 1980
 
Admitted
1980, Arizona
 
Memberships
State Bar of Arizona; American Bar Association.
 
Born
Lincoln, Nebraska, August 11, 1954
 
Biography
Phi Alpha Delta., Assistant City Attorney, City of Lake Havasu, 1980-1981., Founding Director, Lake Havasu Rotary Club; Former Executive Director, Lake Havasu Chamber of Commerce, Former Board of Directors, Probate and Trust Section of Arizona State Bar, Selected: Arizona’s Finest Lawyers; Lake Havasu High School Distinguished Alumni Award; Mohave County Pro Bono Awards.

Contact Information:

Phone:  928-855-5115
Fax:      928-855-5211
E-mail: stevebiehn@wbmlaw.com

Jay Bidwell

Jay Bidwell Lawyer Profile

Jay Bidwell

University
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.A., 1995; Pepperdine University, M.B.A., 1998
 
Law School
Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 1999
 
Admitted
1999, California and U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 2000, Arizona; 2001, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 2003, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 2005, Nevada; 2008, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
 
Memberships
State Bar of California; State Bar of Arizona; State Bar of Nevada; Mohave County Bar Association; American Bar Association (Member, Section on Litigation).
 
Born
Glendale, California, February 12, 1973
 
Biography
Northern Arizona Coordinator, Wills for Heroes, 2007 —. Vice Chairperson, Lake Havasu City Partnership for Economic Development, 2008 —. Treasurer, Mohave County Bar Association, 2008—. Mohave County Local Rules Committee, 2008. Listed in Who's Who Among Colleges and Universities, 1999. Treasurer, Student Bar Association, 1997-1999.

Contact Information:

Phone:  928-855-5115
Fax:      928-855-5211
E-mail:  jaybidwell@wbmlaw.com

 

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