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Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 20%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. Appeals: 20%
  5. Litigation: 20%

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  • Steven Patrick Roberts

    I know Mr. Vogel well. We recently worked together on a difficult personal injury trial. Mr. Vogel's contribution and trial work were a major factor in our obtaining a favorable judgment. I know him to be a competent and honest attorney.


    Steven Roberts Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Allen M Ressler

    I endorse this lawyer.david is a superb hard working lawyer . He is an excellent litigator with experience in both criminal and civil cases


    Allen Ressler Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Law Offices Of David S. Vogel

1026 Palm Street, Suite 214
San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401

Law Offices of David S. Vogel

1700 Seventh Avenue Suite 2100
Seattle, WA, 98101



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AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
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AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1998
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AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1996
MemberThe Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers1995
ListedWho's Who in American Law -Marquis1995
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1995
EditorBoston University Law Review1980
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of David S. Vogel1992 - Present
AssociateLevinson Friedman Vhugen Duggan Bland & Horowitz, PS1989 - 1992
Deputy ProsecutorKing County Prosecutor's Office1984 - 1989
Associate in Aviation Litigation GroupPerkins Coie Stone Olsen & Williams1983 - 1984
Law ClerkHon. Frank M. Johnson Jr, 11th Cir. U.S. Court of Appeals1982 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
Central Coast Trial Lawyers Association (CA)member2012 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal Justicemember2012 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember1989 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Burkhardt v. San Luis Obispo CountySettled on day of trial for $232,500
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Publication nameTitleDate
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationState and Local Government Immunities2006
Personal Injury Litigation InstituteAdvanced Discovery Techniques2003
National Business Institute SeminarProving Economic Damages2003
Washington State Trial NewsA Need for Proportionality2002
University of Washington Indian Law SymposiumWas Buchanan Buffaloed1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Amherst CollegeEnglishA.B.1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Mechanics of California Civil ProcedureNuts and Bolts of California Discovery2010
Suing the GovernmentState and Local Government Immunities2006
Personal Injury Litigation InstituteAdvanced Discovery Techniques2003
Personal Injury LitigationProving Economic Damages2003
Indian Law SymposiumIndian Hunting Law - WA v. Buchanan1999