Marianist Award for Community Spirit and Cooperation, St. Mary's Law School, 2010
Specialties and Courses
Introduction to Legal Methods
License to Practice
Ali Nixon moved to San Antonio to attend Saint Mary's University School of Law in 2010. During her time at St. Mary's, Ali served on the Board of Advocates, the EAP Mock Trial Team and worked with the St. Mary's Criminal Justice Clinic under Stephanie Stevens and Anne Burnham. After graduating from St. Mary's in 2010, Ali joined the Bexar County District Attorney's Office, where she remained as a Assistant Criminal District Attorney for seven years. During her time at the District Attorney’s Office, Ali had the honor of helping shape a training initiative designed to give new prosecutors one-on-one instruction and support during their early practice of criminal law. She has tried 47 jury trials and practiced before numerous members of the the county and district court judiciary here in San Antonio. She has also authored four appeals submitted to the Fourth Court. Ali also spent a small portion of her practice in compete ncy and mental health. Ali left the District Attorney's office as a Felony Prosecutor in the 186th District Court.
Before attending Law School, Ali worked with the Ex-student's Association at the University of Texas at Austin, more commonly referred to as "Texas Exes." Here she helped foster student leadership development, student scholarship recognition, and served as a mentor for the Camp Texas program.