Tanner Bean grew up in South Jordan, Utah. After graduating from Bingham High School in 2009, he attended Snow College to graduate with his associate’s degree in 2010. He then served as a full-time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. Upon his return from Brazil, Tanner attended Brigham Young University where he graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in English Literature. He was married in May of 2014. As a student at the J. Reuben Clark Law School, Tanner was a 2015 ICLRS Research Fellow, spending time in São Paulo, Brazil. He was a member of the 2015-2016 ICLRS Student Management Board and will serve again on the board for 2016-2017. He is actively involved with the law school's trial advocacy team and law review, enjoys the experiences he has had at both the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Utah and the Utah Attorney General's Office, and looks forward to clerking for the Honorable Judge Huskey of the Idaho Court of Appeals upon graduation from law school.