Donel R. Lopez works in Lepera + Associates' employment, business, real estate, and personal injury practice groups.
Donel graduated from the University of California, Irvine, where he double majored in Political Science and Sociology. He was active in the Filipino undergraduate community and served as an Outreach Coordinator and President of Pilipino Americans in Social Studies.
Donel received his J.D. from the University of San Diego, School of Law. During his time at USD, Donel was a Comment Editor for USD's International Law Journal and served as a Teaching Assistant. Donel also worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable William V. Gallo, United States Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California.