Tenacious South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Working to Get You Justice
What We Do
Peake & Fowler is a Columbia law firm which has been serving clients in communities throughout Richland, Kershaw and Lexington counties for nearly 15 years. The firm was founded in 2000 by attorneys Charnell Peake and Tommy Fowler, who each bring over 30 years of legal experience helping victims of car and truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, workplace accidents, nursing home neglect and other personal injury and wrongful death receive a full and fair amount of compensation for their injury or loss.
Many features of Peake & Fowler set us apart from other law firms practicing in the Columbia area. Our founding partners were born and raised here, raised families of their own here, and continue to serve as active members of the community. We know and understand the people of Columbia and surrounding areas, and what's more, we understand what you are going through in dealing with a personal injury. We share the same roads as you, and in our own families we have not been immune from automobile, truck and motorcycle accidents. If you have been injured in an accident, we know what it's like because we have been there ourselves. We treat your case like we would one of our own, and like the countless other cases we have handled in over 30 years of practice.
9357 Two Notch Road
Columbia SC 29223
A native of Columbia, Charnell has spent his life around the Pontiac area of South Carolina. He earned both his Bachelor's degree and his Juris Doctor law degree from the University of South Carolina. For over 30 years, Charnell has been representing personal injury victims in Columbia and surrounding communities.
Charnell is admitted to practice in all South Carolina state courts as well as the United States District Court for South Carolina and the United States Supreme Court. His personal injury practice includes representation of others in car and truck accidents, nursing home abuse, wrongful death, train accidents and more.
Born in Columbia in 1955, Charnell is the son of Octavia Jacobs Peake and the late Collie Peake, Jr. He has been married to Cindy Davis Peake since 1979, and they have two children, Josh and Amanda. Josh Peake is married to Jennifer Bessinger Peake, and they have two children, Cameran Nicole and Caley Anne. Amanda Peake Glover is married to Benji Walker Glover, and they have three children, Hope Micah, Reagan Faith and Caroline Brooke. Charnell attended Richland School District 2 schools, as did his wife and children, all of whom are graduates of Spring Valley High School.
Areas of Practice
-Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse
Tommy Fowler was born in Columbia in 1954 and earned both his Bachelor's degree (1976) and Law degree (1979) from the University of South Carolina. He is admitted to practice in all South Carolina state courts, as well as the U.S. District Court for South Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Tommy has been practicing law for over 38 years and his personal injury practice focuses on motorcycle accidents, workers' compensation, car and truck accidents, and more. He is a member of the National Trial Lawyers, Best Trial Lawyers of American and has collected millions of dollars for clients by verdicts and settlements.
Tommy is the son of the late Thomas K. Fowler, Sr. and Sydney Jane Compton Fowler. He has been married to Peggy Kidwell Fowler since 1985, and the couple have four children: Trisha Kim, a Realtor, Sydney, an elementary teacher who is married to Jeff Field, a Charlotte Fireman and Rescue Diver, Kaylyn, a relator, and T.K. Fowler, III, a graphic arts media designer for the University of South Carolina. They have three grandchildren, Brenon, Lucas, and Ava.
Areas of Practice
-Car and Truck Accidents