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Women’s Radio Network: Louise Nixon – Sonia Williams Open Forum Interview

November 21st, 2014
Louise Nixon Sonia Williams

QDRO Counsel’s Louise Nixon was recently interviewed on Women’s Radio Network ( where she discusses what a QDRO is and the kind of services QDRO Counsel provides.  She also talks about her journey of how she began QDRO Counsel, taking it to the next level, to follow your dreams and the personal benefits of helping those in need. Louise Nixon’s  interview at Women’s Radio Network:

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QDRO Counsel and The Wall Street Journal

May 27th, 2014
The Wall Street Journal - Divorce

Recently Louise Nixon with QDRO Counsel Inc. was interviewed for The Wall Street Journal report “If Divorcing, Divide Investments With Care – Options Include a Qualified Domestic Relations Order, or QDRO, to Split a 401(k)”. When it comes to negotiating a divorce, many couples give relatively little attention to retirement and investment accounts—seeing them as pots of money that can be simply split in two. That’s often a mistake. Accounts and their contents require careful examination before a “fair” division can be determined. Various types […]

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MCLE Speaker Series: What Every Family Law Attorney Should Know About Retirement Benefits

January 19th, 2014
Louise Nixon, MCLE Speaker

Please join Louise Nixon on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM LA Law Library 301 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER, PLEASE VISIT US AT: or call 213.785.2516 As part of the LA Law Library’s MCLE lunch hour speaker series, the class will provide the tools and resources to identify complex issues involving Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs). Learn best practices when handling cases that involve pensions to be divided, and understand the different […]

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Divorce Talk Radio Program Posted – Protect your Retirement Account During a Divorce

November 12th, 2013

QDRO Counsel president, Louise Nixon, recently spoke with Divorce Talk Radio about retirement plans and Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (“QDROs”). Regular show panelists include divorce attorney and mediator, Lisa Zonder as well as Jerry Cohen a local forensic accountant. “I had a wonderful time talking with Lisa Zonder and Jerry Cohen about the importance of QDRO’s and protecting your retirement plans” said Nixon. “I hope the show is beneficial to those who listen.” Click here to listen to Louise Nixon on Divorce Talk Radio »

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Louise Nixon Recipient of California’s Top Attorneys for Employee Benefits

November 12th, 2013
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We are proud to announce that once again, QDRO Counsel’s president Louise Nixon is a Recipient of California’s Top Attorneys for Employee Benefits (as published in Pasadena Magazine’s Top Attorney’s List for 2013). Click here to view Louise’s profile in Pasadena Magazine »

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Western Pension and Benefits Council – LA Chapter Breakfast Panel

October 19th, 2013
Louise Nixon QDRO Counsel Attorney

Join us for WP&BC’s breakfast meeting on October 24, 2013 at L.A. Live / JW Marriott (across from the Staples Center) Topics: Plan Sponsors Talk Views from the Hospital, Hotel and Entertainment Industries In-House HR Views from the Hospital, Hotel and Entertainment Industries Registration: 7:30 a.m. Seminar: 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Cost: $35 online, $50 at the door Discounted parking rates apply View the Event Flyer: WP&BC LA Chapter Breakfast Meeting » Become a WP&BC Member » If you have any problems accessing the […]

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Strafford Half Off Faculty Offer – QDRO Drafting Strategies and Divorce Judgments Webinar

September 18th, 2013

Join us online, this Thursday, Sept. 19, 1:00- 2:30 p.m. EDT I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking in an upcoming Strafford live phone/web seminar, “QDRO Drafting Strategies and Divorce Judgments” scheduled for Thursday, September 19, 1:00pm-2:30pm EDT. If you are affiliated with my firm, you are eligible to attend this program at half off. Just click the link below and the offer will be reflected automatically in your cart. Click here to Register for 50% off » Our panel will prepare […]

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The Harriett Buhai Century Campaign 2013

September 10th, 2013
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The Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law is an organization that is very dear to our hearts and we hope you can join us in their fundraising efforts: The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law is a not-for-profit organization providing free family law assistance and legal education to very poor persons in Los Angeles through the contributions of volunteer lawyers and law students. The Century Campaign, launched in 2013, helps ensure the Center’s future for generations to come. To join in this effort, please contact: […]

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Newsletter – Center CLE Focuses on Division and Allocation of Retirement Benefits

April 18th, 2013
Louise Nixon - Harriett Buhai Center for Law

QDRO Counsel’s Louise Nixon is featured in the upcoming May-June 2013 edition of the Harriett Buhai Center’s “The Volunteer Voice” Newsletter for her seminar on “What Every Family Law Attorney Should Know About Retirement Benefits”. Click the View Newsletter button to download the complete PDF publication.  

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