Weldon “Beau” Nixon


Location: Edinburg/McAllen, Texas
Phone: 956-632-5005
Fax: 956-632-5050
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Whether it is trying cases to a jury or an arbitration panel, Beau is an aggressive no-nonsense litigator that fights for his clients to achieve real results.

Beau was born and raised in McAllen, Texas, and graduated from McAllen High School. The Nixon family has called Hidalgo County their home for over four generations. After serving honorably on active duty in the United States Marine Corps, Beau returned home to Hidalgo County to practice law and raise his family. Beau’s military service prepared him for a career as a civil litigator. His ability to perform in stressful situations provides a sense of calm assurance to the sometimes chaotic nature involved in litigation.

Recognized as a Top Rated Lawyer in Texas, Beau has successfully represented clients in complex litigation cases all around Texas netting his clients millions of dollars. Beau has obtained hundreds of judgments in his career and aggressively collects real money for his clients. Beau represents companies, banks, hospitals, and individuals alike, and has a track record for successfully litigating complex litigation cases when millions of dollars in damages are at stake. Beau also handles catastrophic personal injury and death cases, oftentimes involving claims in the millions of dollars.

Beau also represents businesses in negotiating contracts, corporate governance litigation, operations issues, rights and responsibilities of corporate directors and officers, and employment related issues.

Beau concentrates on representing clients in disputes involving commercial litigation, business litigation, contract litigation, fiduciary litigation, real estate litigation, premises liability, partnership or business entity litigation, banking litigation, lender liability litigation, creditors’ rights/collections, foreclosure litigation, employment law, bankruptcy litigation and personal injury law.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas


  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    Honors: Dean’s List, Board of Barristers, The Texas Bank Lawyer
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Texas-Pan American
    Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Dean’s List

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Thomson Reuters, Legal Division, 2014-2019
  • Top Rated Lawyers in Texas, 2022
  • Lawyers of Distinction, Civil Litigation, 2020-2021
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, 2001
  • Marine of the Quarter, 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, 2000
  • Certificate of Commendation, 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, 1999

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section, Member
  • Hidalgo County Bar Association
  • Hidalgo County Young Lawyers Association, Director, 2011 – 2013
  • Texas Association of Bank Counsel

Based in Edinburg, Texas, we serve clients throughout Southern Texas, including McAllen, Edinburg, Mission, Brownsville, Harlingen and other communities in Cameron County, Hidalgo County, Starr County, Willacy County, Brooks County, Kenedy County, Lasalle County, Zavalla County, Frio County, Medina County, Atascosa County, McMullen County, Live Oak County, Webb County, Dimmit County, Guadalupe County, and Gonzalez County.