LOUISE NIXON is a nationally recognized QDRO expert.  Since 1994, she has practiced law specializing in retirement benefit division and QDROs.  Louise is a recurrent family law court appointed expert on QDROs and speaker on the subject.  She has been quoted for her expertise in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.  She was awarded the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law (, a non-profit which provides free legal services for low income families in turmoil, and she continues to serve on its Board.   Louise continues to practice law with QDRO Benefits Law Group and is a member of the “QDRONES,” a national study group comprised of QDRO attorneys and pension valuation experts.