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Marcelino Gustav Lopez

also known as Marc Lopez

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury

About Me


Helping people — that describes my job as an attorney. I am blessed to enjoy this career, where I am able to positively impact the lives of others. As many people often say, find a job you love and you won’t work a day in your life.


As a former Deputy Prosecutor in Marion County, I handled thousands of criminal cases, many of which went to trial, providing me with firsthand courtroom experience. During these trials, I’ve learned how to spot weaknesses in the State’s case and perhaps most importantly, how to exploit those weaknesses to benefit the defendant. I firmly believe in every individual’s constitutional rights, and that every criminal defendant has the right to a fair trial. In order to have a fair trial, a defendant needs to be represented by a experienced and capable attorney. I am that attorney, and I am ready to help you.


I also have years of experience as an attorney working to protect the rights of seriously injured individuals including victims of automobile accidents, employees injured on the job and people who were hurt because someone else’s carelessness. On a personal note, my wife was injured in a serious automobile accident. There is nothing worse than being injured, or a loved one being injured, because someone else was being careless. Having bodily injury forced upon you is a very humbling and demeaning experience for the injured person and their family. When you or someone you love is injured you need to be represented by an experienced and capable attorney. I am that attorney, and I am ready to help you.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. DUI & DWI: 65%
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
  3. Personal Injury: 15%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

46 total 

  • Randall E. Hart

    I've seen Marc in action. He's fearless. His jury communication skills are among the best, and if your going to defend citizens in court from criminal charges, that is essential. I endorse Marc without reservation.

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    Randall Hart Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Justin Thane Bowen

    I have been referring clients to Marc Lopez for several years and I continuously get calls of thanks from the clients. Marc is very diligent and works as hard as anyone out there. His experience as a DUI prosecutor has really been a huge benefit to his practice - and to his clients. His Indiana DUI lawyer skills are superb, and he invests a considerable amount of his resources perfecting his craft. I recommend him without hesitation.

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    Justin Bowen DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Marc Lopez Law Firm

120 E. Market
Suite 710
Indianapolis, IN, 46204

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
INActive In Good Standing200605/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Indiana Rising Star AttorneyIndiana Super Lawyer2013
DUI Summer Session conducted at Harvard Law SchoolNational College for DUI Defense2013
Indiana Rising Star AttorneyIndiana Super Lawyer2012
Indiana Rising Star AttorneyIndiana Super Lawyer2011
Indiana Rising Star AttorneyIndiana Super Lawyer2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyMarc Lopez Law Firm2009 - Present
Deputy ProsecutorMarion County Prosecutor's Office2008 - 2009
AssociateLee Cossell Kuehn & Love2002 - 2008

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseN/A2010 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2010 - Present
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2003 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationN/A2003 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeN/AN/A2011
Indiana University School of Law, IndianapolisN/AN/A2006
DePauw UniversityN/AN/A2003