photo of gordon peyton

Jan. 22, 1941– Jan. 13, 2016 

Practice Areas
Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights
Adult Conservatorships
and Guardianships
Probate & Estate Administration

J.D., Duke University School
of Law (1965)
B.A., University of the South
cum laude (1962)

Gordon P. Peyton


Gordon P. Peyton, our colleague, friend and mentor, passed away on January 13, 2016. Gordon was an exceptional attorney serving the Alexandria legal community for over 50 years.

In the first years of his career, Gordon served as Assistant City Attorney in Alexandria while growing his private practice. He served as a Chapter 7 Trustee in Bankruptcy for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia from 1967 until 2012, and as the Commissioner of Accounts for the Alexandria Circuit Court from 2001 until the time of his death. Gordon served as the President of the Alexandria Bar Association, the Chairman of the Disciplinary Board of the Virginia State Bar, and was a Fellow of both the American Bar Foundation and the Virginia Bar Association. In 1999, at the invitation of the late Judge Albert V. Bryan, he became a permanent member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference.

Practice History

• Partner, Redmon, Peyton & Braswell L.L.P. (2000-2016)
• Private Practice (1968-2000)
• Assistant City Attorney, Alexandria (1966-1969)

Court Admissions

• U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
• Virginia Supreme Court
• U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
• U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
• U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
• U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia

Bar and Professional Memberships 

• American Bar Association
• Alexandria Bar Association
• Virginia Bar Association
• Virginia State Bar
• Virginia Association of Commissioners of Accounts
• National College of Probate Judges
• National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
• Permanent Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference

Mr. Peyton held an AV® rating in the Commonwealth of Virginia from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible.

*AV®, BV®, and CV® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

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