Dixon (Dixon) Wallace McMakin (R-068)

State Representative Dixon McMakin

Dixon (Dixon) Wallace McMakin (R-068)
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Capitol: 225.342.6945
FAX: 225.342.8336
District: 225.384.0468
State Capitol 900 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
3613 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Committee Assignments


Dixon McMakin, a Republican, is a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge, La. He is the son of Regina and Steve Hatcher and Wally and Andrea Clesi McMakin. He first attended Jefferson Baptist Day School, then St. Aloysius School, before enrolling at Catholic High School. At Catholic High, Dixon was the only member of his graduated class to letter in three sports and served as Student Body President. He is the founder of the CHS-SJA Challenge Day, which has gone on to raise more money for the Baton Rouge Food Bank than any other event in the food bank's history. ​ Dixon attended LSU, where he worked during school for the LSU Athletics Department and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in General Studies. He continued his academic career at the Flores MBA Program and the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, graduating in 2013 with a dual JD/MBA. After graduation, Dixon passed the Louisiana State Bar Exam and obtained his FINRA Series 7, 63, and 65 licenses. ​ Dixon McMakin for State Representative | Meet Dixon Currently, he is a financial advisor for Altus Wealth Management, a licensed insurance agent of Altus Benefit Solutions, and the sole attorney of The McMakin Law Firm, PLLC. ​ Dixon is an active member of the Baton Rouge and Southeast Louisiana community. Here is a list of his affiliations- ​ Commissioner, parishioner, and lector at St. Aloysius Parish Church Past President of Le Cercle de Bacchus Mentor at the Baton Rouge Boys and Girls Club Crew member of the New Orleans Krewe of Endymion Philanthropy Chair for Forum 35's Uncorked Chairman of Forum 35's Friday Leadership Lunch Teacher of Junior Achievement Baton Rouge Bar Association Catholic High School Men's Club First Degree with the Knights of Columbus Council 3743 Foundation for Historical Louisiana Friend of the Louisiana State Archives Kappa Sigma Alumni Louisiana State Bar Association Louisiana Notary Association LSU Law Chancellor's Club Mystical Krewe of Achilles Omicron Delta Kappa Alumni ​ Dixon has been honored for his fellowship, leadership, scholarship, and service to the Baton Rouge community by the Baton Rouge Business Report as a Top Forty Under 40 2015 recipient, the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge as a St. Aloysius Distinguished Alumnus, the American Cancer Society as a Baton Rouge Best Dressed winner, and Big Buddy of Baton Rouge as a star dancer on Dancing with the Stars. Dixon and his wife, Bess Casserleigh, reside in Baton Rouge and are proud dog parents to Pepper the Pup. He is also the proud Godfather to Ainsley Drew Romano, Eleanor Alyse Songy, and Hadley Nola Hastings.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2023    Next Election: 2027
Counties Representing
East Baton Rouge Parish