Practice Overview

Silas J. Petersen represents business owners, organizations, and private clients in a wide variety of litigation. He advises clients as they navigate all aspects of the litigation process, focusing on achieving efficient and effective outcomes.

While a student at Notre Dame Law School, Silas served as an extern in the chambers of the Honorable Patrick J. Schiltz on the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. He also worked as an extern in the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office in South Bend, IN, and as a law clerk at Larkin Hoffman.

Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota, 2023


  • Judicial Extern, Honorable Patrick J. Schiltz, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota


  • University of Notre Dame Law School; Notre Dame, IN; 2023, J.D., cum laude
    • Managing Senior Editor, Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy
  • Bethany Lutheran College; Mankato, MN; 2020, B.A., summa cum laude