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Jay K. Nixon

Jay K. Nixon

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, DUI & DWI, Foreclosure, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish, Polish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
    37 years, 5 thousand cases
  2. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 25%
    35 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    35 years, 5 thousand cases
  4. Foreclosure: 15%
    35 years, 500 cases
  5. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 10%
    35 years, 500 cases



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Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Thomas Tucker Merrigan

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Thomas Merrigan Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Webb Millsaps

    Mr. Nixon consistently provides well-reasoned counsel in response to questions in this forum. He demonstrates in-depth knowledge on a variety of key legal issues, which is evident in his focused, cogent analysis. His legal writing is practical, as well. I endorse this lawyer.


    Webb Millsaps Health Care Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

333 S Main St
Racine, WI, 53401-1555



WIGood Standing198003/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AVVO Best Contributor Awards 2013-2015AVVO2015

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant District AttorneyKenosha County District Attorney's Office1981 - 1984


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of WisconsinPrivate Practice Atty.1980 - Present
WI State Bar Associationcurrent member, former Secretary, Young Lawyer's Division1980 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin, Madison School of LawLawlaw1980
University of Wisconsin, MadisonEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1977