Nelson A. F. Mixon
Holden Willits, PLC
Two North Central Avenue, Suite 1760, Phoenix, Arizona 85004
(602) 508-6223
(602) 508-6211

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Nelson A. F. Mixon

Mr. Mixon represents clients in all sorts of commercial disputes and lawsuits, with an emphasis on serving the needs of the construction industry.  He has been selected as a Southwest SuperLawyers™ Rising Star since 2015.


  • Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, J.D., 2011
    William H. Pedrick ScholarOrder of the Barristers
  • Arizona State University, B.A. 2007
    Phi Beta Kappa

Awards and Recognition

  • Southwest SuperLawyers™ Rising Star – Construction Litigation/Business Litigation (2015-2018)

Professional Experience

  • Holden Willits PLC, Phoenix, Arizona
    Associate, April 2015 to present
  • The Cavanagh Law Firm, Phoenix, Arizona
    Associate, November 2011 to April 2015


  • Business Torts: A Practical Guide to Litigation, Expert Witness Chapter (American Bar Association 2013)
  • Arizona Tort Law Handbook, Premises Tort Liability Chapter (State Bar of Arizona 2012)
  • Reasonable Expectations: Policy Construction in American Jurisdictions (American Bar Association) (Forthcoming)

Bar Activities 

  • American Bar Association, Forum on Construction
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
  • State Bar of Arizona, Construction Law Section 

Industry and Community Activities

  • Member, Arizona Builder’s Alliance
  • Board Member, State Bar of Arizona, Construction Law Section
  • Board Member, Maricopa County Bar Association, Construction Law Section
  • President, Sandra Day O’Connor Inn of Court
  • Member, Phoenix Art Museum, Men’s Arts Council