Mr. Peyton has been practicing law for nearly 33 years. His area of practice is very diverse, however his emphasis lies within courtroom litigation and the careful development of major injury and death claims. Mr. Peyton believes that it is his and every firm member's obligation to provide first-rate representation to every client.

Areas Of Practice

  • Courtroom Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 1974
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1974


  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1974
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • B.A. - 1971

Honors and Awards

  • 2004 Recipient of the Kathie C. Peyton Volunteerism Award for outstanding non-profit volunteer work in the Kanawha Valley

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Board of Governors, West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • The Avampato Discovery Museum for the Arts and Sciences, Board of Directors
  • Board of Directors of the Putnam County Museum in the Community, Former Member
  • The Juliet Museum of Art Collectors Club, Member & Former President
  • West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Former President
  • Board of Directors of the Sunrise Museum, Former Board Member