Brent Eric Peck

/Brent Eric Peck
Brent Eric Peck 2017-08-30T05:23:27+00:00




Uniontown, Pennsylvania


Brent is one of the few Supreme Court Certified Capital Case defense attorneys in the Tri-County area. He has two decades of experience litigating in numerous counties in the area and has won jury trials in high-profile homicide cases, drug cases, arson, robbery, burglary, and other violent crimes cases.

Brent Eric Peck is a lifelong resident of Fayette County. He attended the University of Pittsburgh and is a 1988 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University where he obtained a B.A. degree in Pre-Law as a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Brent then attended the Ohio Northern University Petit College of Law where he obtained his J.D. in 1992. As a law student, Brent was a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors fraternity and served as its Vice President. He also served on the Executive Board of the Moot Court Program as an Associate Justice and in 1991 progressed to the final four in the National Administrative Law Moot Court competition. Brent was also a member of the Federalist Society and played outside center and winger on the Ohio Northern University rugby team. In recognition of his outstanding achievement in the study of law, Brent was listed in the 10th and 11th editions of “Who’s Who Among American Law Students.”

Brent began practicing law in 1992. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and Fayette County Bar Associations and serves as a volunteer for Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers. Early in his legal career he drafted the complaint, which led to the largest jury verdict in terms of monetary compensation in Fayette County history. Brent has extensive trial experience in both criminal and civil litigation and has tried numerous cases ranging from homicide to driving under the influence. From 2007 until 2009, Brent served as the Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge John F. Wagner, Jr. where he gained invaluable insight in to the judiciary. Brent serves as a guest lecturer at the Duquesne University School of Law on the topics of attorney ethics and the disciplinary process. His areas of practice include: criminal defense, divorce, child custody, parental rights, family law, and personal injury.

Areas of Practice

  • Homicide Cases
  • Criminal Defense
  • Divorce
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Violent Crimes Cases
  • Drug Cases
  • Arson
  • Child Custody
  • Parental Rights
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1992


  • Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
    • J.D. – 1992
    • Honors: Moot Court Program as an Associate Justice
    • Honors: Member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Fraternity
    • Honors: 1991 Progressed to the Final four in the National Administrative Law Moot Court Competition
  • Pennsylvania State University
    • B.A. – 1988
    • Honors: Pre-Law as a Member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in the 10th and 11th Editions of “Who’s Who Among American Law Students”

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Judge John F. Wagner, Jr., Judicial Law Clerk

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers


  • Phi Delta Phi