Eppa’s roots run deep in Richmond. After 13 years at St. Christopher’s School in Richmond’s West End, Eppa attended Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, graduating in 2003 with a BA in European History. Following 3 years at Bank of America, He first attended the Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama before transferring to the University of Richmond School of Law receiving his Juris Doctor degree in 2011.

While in law school, Eppa interned with Judge Melvin Hughes in the Richmond Circuit Court, performing legal research and drafting opinions for Judge Hughes.

He was also politically active, serving as the Virginia Democratic Party’s Statewide Voter Protection Program Coordinator during his third year, where he oversaw the recruitment and training of over 600 volunteer poll observers for 12 Congressional races.  Eppa also worked in the Virginia General Assembly during his time in law school first as an intern for Housing Opportunities Made Equal, Virginia’s premier fair housing and house counseling organization, and later for Delegate Ward Armstrong, the Minority Leader in the House of Delegates.

Following law school, Eppa continued his involvement in politics working for Tim Kaine’s Senatorial Campaign and later for the Virginia Democratic Party.

In the summer of 2013, Eppa teamed up with Barbara Picard to create the Richmond Legal Development Center, Virginia’s first Legal Incubator, and launched his own practice. Eppa’s practice focuses helping entrepreneurs like himself transform their ideas into reality.

Eppa also believes in community service, and in 2013 was elected President of The Tredegar Society, a young professionals organization that promotes The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar.