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Thomas H. Peyton

Thomas H. Peyton

Nitro, West Virginia
(304) 755-5556
(800) 681-9555 (Toll Free)
Tom believes that as a lawyer, he is expected to fight for and protect his clients' rights and he does. He provides sound legal advice so that his clients may make informed decisions. His practice areas include personal injury and wrongful death, criminal defense, social security, civil litigation as well as wills and estates. Tom currently resides with his wife and two children in Hurricane, Putnam County, WV . Tom is a member of the American Association for Justice and sits on the Board of Directors for the West Virginia Association for Justice. He is also involved in various activities around the community including a member of the Board of Directors for the Tri-County YMCA located in Scott Depot.

After graduating from St. Albans High School in 1994, Tom attended both Marshall University and West Virginia University . He received his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Marshall University in 1998 and his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from West Virginia University in 2001.

Tom is currently licensed to actively practice in the following Courts:

Bar Admissions:

  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • The Supreme Court of Ohio
  • The United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • The United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Areas of Practice

  • Wrongful Death and Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Social Security Disability


  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence - 2001
  • Marshall University
    • B. A. - 1998
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tri-County YMCA Board, Member
  • Putnam County Bar Association, Treasurer
  • President, Sleepy Hollow Golf Club
  • West Virginia Association for Justice, Board of Governors
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • West Virginia Bar Association
Office Location

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