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Vanessa López Aguilera

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

López Law Office P.C.
3502 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Phone: 317-634-9484
Fax: 317-634-9860
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010, 2013 - 2014
Licensed in Indiana Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Family Law (90%), Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

Assisting her clients through their most difficult times, Vanessa Lopez Aguilera has earned the reputation as a skilled attorney in the areas of family law and criminal defense. Ms. Lopez serves the area of Indianapolis, Indiana, and is a graduate of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She is particularly experienced in the fields of family law, stepparent adoptions, paternity, child support, divorce, adoption, personal injuries, juvenile law and LGBT family issues.

Her achievements have been recognized by the legal community; Ms. Lopez was awarded the Top Attorneys Indiana's Outstanding Young Lawyers award in 2013 and the Martindale-Hubbell* Client Distinction Award. Vanessa Lopez is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, Latino Affairs Committee, Indianapolis Bar Association, American Bar Association, as well as a number of community and nonprofit groups.

She is a Domestic Relations Certified Mediator, Registered Civil Mediator, Certified Mediation Trainer and Trained Collaborative Law Professional. These distinctions emphasize the specific qualification of Ms. Lopez to assist clients in many types of dispute resolution processes.

Her dedication to her community is reflected in her distinct compassion and commitment to her clients. Ms. Lopez specifically focuses on meeting the needs of families, from writing wills to managing domestic partnership proceedings to assisting LGBT families navigate the complexities of the legal system. She understands that each case is unique and specific, and strives to meet the needs of each individual client. Additionally, Vanessa Lopez offers all of her services in both English and Spanish.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards

About Vanessa López Aguilera

First Admitted: 2005, Indiana

Professional Webpage:


  • Top Attorneys Indiana's Outstanding Young Lawyers award, 2013
  • Indy's Best & Brightest Finalist, 2010
  • Client Distinction Award - the Martindale-Hubbell®

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Board of Directors, IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law Alumni Association
  • Member, Indianapolis Bar Foundation
  • Member, Board of Director SADCO (Friends of Colombia)
  • Member, American Inns of Court
  • Member, NAWBO
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Member, Diversity Task Force/Indiana Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Legacy House
  • Member, Latino Affairs Committee, Indiana State Bar Association
  • Member, Participant Bar Leader Series
  • Member, Advisory Board Eiteljorg Museum
  • Board Member, Indianapolis Bar Foundation
  • Board Member, Hispanic Business Council
  • Member, Board of Directors, La Plaza
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2005
  • Indiana, 2005

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board of Trustee, Indianapolis Public Library

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • CLE Surviving and Thriving, October 5, 2012
  • CLE Surviving and Thriving, 2011
  • CLE Applied Professionalism, October 30, 2012

Educational Background

  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, B.S. in Spanish & Sociology, 2000

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Trained Collaborative Law Professional, 2012
  • Certified Mediation Trainer, 2010
  • Registered Civil Mediator, 2010
  • Domestic Relations Certified Mediator, Indiana Association, 2004


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Office Location for Vanessa López Aguilera

3502 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Last Updated: 9/2/2021

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