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Bernardo Lopez Attorney at Law

Mr. Lopez's practice focuses on criminal defense, immigration law, and family law. He has handled hundreds of cases in his career and has not shied away from taking cases to trial.

He began his career working for the Honorable Gilbert Rodriguez (Superior Court Judge) while he was in private practice. The mentorship Mr. Lopez received from Judge Rodriguez for 10 years inspired him to become an attorney.

Mr. Lopez’s legal counsel has been sought by members of all walks of life, including famous music artists and world champion athletes.

His track record and reputation throughout the legal community have earned him various awards, including Super Lawyer, of which only 2.5% of attorneys receive this distinction.

Mr. Lopez has been a featured legal commentator on Spanish public radio, community town halls, and training sessions for paralegals.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Lopez has given back to the low-income community by giving free consultations in the fields of criminal law and immigration law in conjunction with Community Lawyers, Inc., a non-profit organization located in Compton, California.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California, 2011
  • Supreme Court of California, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2013

Professional Associations

  • Los Angeles County Bar, Criminal Law Section
  • Criminal Courts Bar Association
  • Mexican American Bar Association


  • English
  • Spanish
Frank Perez

Frank Perez Paralegal

Frank Perez has been a family law paralegal for over 30 years.  He previously worked as the lead paralegal for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge, Gilbert Rodriguez, while in private practice. Mr. Perez brings a wealth of knowledge to Mexus Law’s family law department.

In his career, Mr. Perez has assisted in all aspects of family law including divorce, child custody and visitation, legal separation, and domestic violence restraining orders.  Mr. Perez’s passion for helping families in the most difficult of times, has gained him a reputation throughout the community for his honesty, integrity, and empathy.

At Mexus Law, Mr. Perez assists in all aspects of family law and is available to speak to you or your family about how our firm can help.