Silas Petersen is from Mankato, Minnesota. He received his bachelor’s degree from Bethany Lutheran College in American Studies with minors in Spanish and Legal Studies. He also participated on the college mock trial team and served as student body president his senior year. After his 1L year, Silas interned with the Honorable Patrick J. Schiltz on the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. In his freetime, Silas enjoys hiking, skiing, and playing tennis with his wife.