Bryan M Wachter

Legal Assistant: Tracy Hollom

Paralegal: Jason Smith


J.D., University of St. Thomas School of Law, cum laude, 2015

B.A., St. John’s University, magna cum laude, 2012

Bar Admissions

Minnesota, 2015



Bryan is presently involved with the defense of workers’ compensation claims, including negotiating settlements with intervenors, witness depositions, hearings and motion practice.


Prior to joining Cousineau, Waldhauser, & Kieselbach, he was a law clerk to the Honorable Mike Furnstahl, Referee of District Court, Fourth Judicial District, Minnesota. He performed legal research, wrote memoranda, recommended decisions, and drafted orders for the Court.


While in law school, Bryan served as a law clerk at Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid in the consumer division and worked as a research assistant under Professor Neil Hamilton in the development of the American Bar Association publication “Roadmap: The Law Student’s Guide to Preparing and Executing a Successful Plan for Employment.”


Outside of work, Bryan enjoys staying active and spending time with his wife and two dogs. He is an avid reader, sports fan, and music fan.


Dean’s List (2012); Shea Scholar for the Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions (2014-2015); Mission Award Recipient for Scholarly Engagement and Societal Reform (2015)


Minnesota State Bar Association