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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, Alternative Dispute Resolution
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 area of family law. Ms. Lopez serves the counties of Marion, Hendricks, Johnson, Hamilton, Boone, Morgan, and Monroe in Indiana. Is a graduate of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She is particularly experienced in stepparent and/or second parent adoptions, paternity, guardianships, child support, divorce,  juvenile law and LGBTQ 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 2022 and the Martindale-Hubbell* Client Distinction Award. Vanessa Lopez Aguilera 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, and arbitrator, a Parent coordinator and a guardian ad litem. 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. She understands that each case is unique and specific, and strives to meet the needs of each individual client. Additionally, Vanessa Lopez  Aguilera 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
  • Client Distinction Award - the Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Indy's Best & Brightest Finalist, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity

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

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board of Trustee, Indianapolis Public Library

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • CLE Applied Professionalism, October 30, 2012
  • CLE Surviving and Thriving, 2011
  • CLE Surviving and Thriving, October 5, 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: 5/15/2022

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