Alicia L. Peyton is an associate in the Orlando-based King & Markman office where she maintains an active trial and civil litigation practice in federal and state courts throughout Florida. Her practice includes representing catastrophically injured clients in automobile and trucking accidents, victims of premise liability, medical malpractice, and the representation of survivors of wrongful death.
Ms. Peyton earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Florida State University in 2003, with a minor in Psychology. While a student at FSU, Ms. Peyton served as a legislative intern in the Florida House of Representatives.
A native of Orlando, Florida, Ms. Peyton returned to her hometown to earn a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the Florida A&M University, College of Law in 2008. As a law student, Ms. Peyton worked as a Teaching Assistant in the College of Law's legal writing department and was also a Research Assistant for the Dean of Students. She also served as the President of the Black Law Students Association, executive board member of the Student Bar Association, a Law School Ambassador, and was an active student member of the Virgil Hawkins Chapter of the National Bar Association, the Paul C. Perkins Bar Association, and Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. She also served in the Guardian ad Litem program where she volunteered weekly with the Legal Aid Society of Orange County, FL.
Ms. Peyton joined King & Markman after serving the citizens of Florida as an Assistant Public Defender in the Law Office of Robert Wesley, Public Defender of the Ninth Judicial Circuit. There she litigated on behalf of both juvenile and adult clients charged with misdemeanor and felony offenses. Ms. Peyton has also worked as an Adjunct Professor, teaching business and criminal law to college students. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida and United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Ms. Peyton is a member of the Florida Justice Association, the Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers, and the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Ms. Peyton is also active in her local community. She has volunteered as an Oral Advocacy Judge for the Florida A&M University College of Law, and is an active volunteer in various service projects through her membership in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.