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Mr. Vogel is certified as a specialist in criminal trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial dvocacy.  He has defended clients accused of virtually every type of charge from capital murder to driving under the influence. He is an award winning attorney with a strong track record of not guilty verdicts, dismissed cases, and reduced charges. He was the
2002 Ventura County Criminal Defense Bar Association Richard Erwin Award recipient,
(The equivalent of “Trial Lawyer of the Year”).


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    23 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
    23 years
  3. Juvenile: 10%
  4. Civil Rights: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

15 total 

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  • William Carlos Makler

    Brian Vogel is an excellent civil rights litigator. He is particularly knowledgeable and experienced in litigating against police misconduct. He is a first class lawyer and a fine human being. I endorse his work and recommend him for hire. No reservations.


    William Makler DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Thomas John Greenberg

    Brian is a very talented member of the Ventura legal community. Brian's years of experience and dedication to his clients' cases is admired by his peers and feared by the local district attorneys. I have worked with Brian on several cases and have a great deal of respect for his ability to work for the best possible outcome for his clients.


    Thomas Greenberg Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Law Offices of Brian A. Vogel, PC

770 County Square Dr., Suite 104
Ventura, CA, 93003-5407


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified as a Specialist in Criminal LawState Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization2010
Certified as a Specialist in Criminal Trial AdvocacyNational Board of Trial Advocacy2009
Richard Erwin Award (Trial Lawyer of the Year)Ventura County Criminal Defense Bar Association2002
Crime Lab Crusader AwardVentura County Criminal Defense Bar Association1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ventura County Criminal Defense Bar AssociationMember of the Board2007 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)Member2007 - Present
California Public Defender's Association (CPDA)Member1994 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ)Member1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Not guilty verdictsNot guilty
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
CACJ/CPDA Death Penalty College, Santa Clara SOLN/AN/A2001
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Wesleyan UniversityGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Mansfield College, Oxford University, Oxford EnglandPolitical Theory and British PoliticsHilary and Trinity terms1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Continuing Legal Education SeminarIntroduction to 42 USC 1983 Civil Rights Litigation2009
Continuing Legal Education SeminarGrand Jury Practice2009
California Felony Defense Practice Class, Ventura College of LawStrategic Considerations for Defense Attorneys in Preliminary Hearings2007
Capital Case Defense Seminar, in Monterey CA 2003Successfullly challenging indictments based upon unconstitutional grand jury selection procedures.2003
Ventura County Sheriff’s Academy Class.DUI Checkpoints and the Fourth Amendment.1999