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Vanessa Brigid Villegas Lopez
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Vanessa Brigid Villegas Lopez

also known as Vanessa Lopez Aguilera

Practice areas:

Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Support

About Me

Vanessa Villegas López was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A daughter of Puerto Rican, Irish and Colombian descent, she moved to the United States at the age of 8 and grew up in Bloomington, Indiana. She earned her B.A., in Spanish /Sociology at Indiana University, Bloomington; J.D. at the Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indiana University, Indianapolis. She opened her own law office, López Law Office P.C., in January 2008 in Indianapolis.  She concentrates her practice in family law, focusing on custody cases and parenting time disputes in divorce and paternity settings.  She is also a trained Collaborative Law Professional. Ms. Lopez has been actively involved with local community boards/professional associations, including Board of Directors, La Plaza; Board Member, Hispanic Business Council; Board Member, Indianapolis Bar Foundation; Advisory Board, Eiteljorg Museum; Participant, Bar Leader Series; Latino Affairs Committee, Indiana State Bar Association; Board of Directors, Legacy House; Diversity Task Force, Indiana Bar Association; Indianapolis Bar Association member; American Bar Association member;NAWBO member; American Inns of Court; Board of Director, SADCO (Friends of Colombia); IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors; Executive Committee, IBA Family Law Section;  Indy’s Best & Brightest Finalist 2010. She is a proud mother of a daughter named Magdalena.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Child Custody: 40%
    9 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    9 years
  3. Family: 20%
    9 years
  4. Child Support: 10%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Matthew Allen Tandy

    Vanessa a skilled and effective attorney. I would have no hesitation in referring clients to her and knowing that they would be well taken care of.

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    Matthew Tandy Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jill L Rogers

    An aggressive attorney who represents clients well. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Jill Rogers Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Lopez Law Office, P.C.

3502 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN, 46208

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
INActive In Good Standing200507/04/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Client Distinction AwardMatindale-Hubbell2013
Indy’s Best & Brightest Finalist 2010Indy’s Best & Brightest Finalist 20102010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLopez Law Office P.C.2008 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law Alumni AssociationFormer Board of Directors2013 - Present
Indianapolis Public LibraryBoard of Trustees2013 - Present
Eiteljorg MuseumAdvisory Board2010 - 2013
Indianapolis Bar FoundationBoard Member2009 - Present
La PlazaBoard of Directors2006 - 2010
American Inns of CourtMember2004 - 2006
Indianapolis Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law, IndianapolisLawJD - Juris Doctor2003

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Association for Continuing Legal EducationSurviving and Thriving2012
Association for Continuing Legal EducationApplied Professionalism2012
Association for Continuing Legal EducationSurviving and Thriving2011