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Meet Our Team

The Attorneys and Staff of Our West Virginia Law Firm

The Peyton Law Firm was founded more than 30 years ago by Harvey D. Peyton Esq. Mr. Peyton's son, Thomas H. Peyton, joined him almost 10 years ago. The two attorneys are professionally assisted by the senior Mr. Peyton's wife, Jennifer Peyton, and by other long-time staff members. You can read more about our staff members on this page. To read detailed profiles of our lawyers, follow the links below. To schedule a consultation, call 800-681-9555 or send us an e-mail.

Our Staff

Brenda Simon

Brenda Simon
Paralegal

Brenda resides in Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia. She schedules meetings, depositions, and hearings as a paralegal to Tom Peyton. She has significant experience working as a paralegal in the fields of civil litigation, family law, personal injury, wrongful death and consumer issues.

Marianne Peyton

Marianne Peyton
Legal Assistant

Marianne is a legal assistant who performs title abstract work in preparation for real estate transactions. She has a degree in Art History from West Virginia University.

Melody Matthews

Melody Matthews
Bookkeeper, Receptionist and Friend to All

Ms. Matthews makes sure that every call is routed correctly and that every caller is warmly welcomed and treated respectfully. As bookkeeper, Melody insists on accuracy and will answer all billing questions clearly and completely so that there is no confusion. She resides in Buffalo, West Virginia, and participates in all kinds of community projects, sports and church programs.

Jennifer Peyton

Jennifer Peyton
Litigation Legal Assistant and Devoted Wife

With more than 20 years of experience in the legal profession, Ms. Peyton is well-versed in writing and preparing profiles for case evaluation and answering questions for clients. Jennifer can be counted on to make sure that a client's file is complete and in order so that their cases may proceed efficiently. She resides in St. Albans, West Virginia, with her husband, Harvey Peyton.

Office Location

2801 First Avenue . PO Box 216 . Nitro, WV 25143-1602 . Map & Directions