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Vanessa Lopez Aguilera

also known as Vanessa Brigid Villegas Lopez

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.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


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



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

12 total 

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  • Clare Corado

    We frequently refer family law cases to Vanessa because she takes excellent care of our clients and is completely bilingual. Being a lawyer is more than just a job to her -- she also is very involved in the community promoting diversity and Latino issues.


    Clare Corado Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • 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.


    Matthew Tandy Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Lopez Law Office, P.C.

3502 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN, 46208


INActive In Good Standing200508/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Distinction AwardMatindale-Hubbell2016
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Indy’s Best & Brightest Finalist 2010Indy’s Best & Brightest Finalist 20102010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLopez Law Office P.C.2008 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law Alumni AssociationFormer Board of Directors2013 - Present
Indianapolis Public LibraryBoard of Trustees2013 - Present
Indianapolis Bar FoundationBoard Member2009 - Present
Indianapolis Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Eiteljorg MuseumAdvisory Board2010 - 2013
La PlazaBoard of Directors2006 - 2010
American Inns of CourtMember2004 - 2006
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