Tomei O. Peppard

Ms. Peppard’s practice is focused on Family Law, including dissolution, paternity, modifications, relocations, guardianships, adoptions, and juvenile matters, along with assisting with municipal work and prosecution, and helping client with their estate, civil, and transactional matters. Ms. Peppard is a graduate of University of Central Missouri, Cum Laude, and received her J.D. from SIU School of Law. During her time at UCM, she competed with the UCM Mock Trial team where she spent time as a team captain and part of national trial competition teams. During law school, Ms. Peppard continued her advocacy training as a member of the SIU School of Law Moot Court team earning national awards for her advocacy and writing skills. Ms. Peppard received The Lincoln’s Inn Award for outstanding leadership and service to the law school and is a member of The Order of the Barrister’s, a national honor society devoted to written and oral advocacy. Ms. Peppard served as a Note Editor on the SIU School of Law Journal and her article, Asylum’s Revolving Door: The Future of Domestic Violence Claims Post A-B-, is published in the Winter 2019 SIU Law Journal. Prior to coming to work at HHSP, Ms. Peppard spent time clerking for the Department of Justice Federal Immigration Courts, crafting judicial opinions for Federal judges. Ms. Peppard is a graduate of Warrensburg High School and a life long resident of Johnson County, living with her fiance, Jeramiah. She enjoys gardening, traveling, spending time with her dogs, and is a proud fan of the Chiefs and Royals. Ms. Peppard chose to serve the people of Johnson County after law school through joining the firm, becoming a member of the firm as of June 1, 2023.

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