Brian A. Vogel has been certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a certified criminal law specialist. There are only five certified criminal law specialists in Santa Barbara County and only four in Ventura County who are in private practice. Mr. Vogel is the only attorney in either Santa Barbara or Ventura Counties who is also certified as a specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
By hiring a certified criminal law specialist, you will be hiring an attorney who has proven his proficiency in the area of criminal law. According to the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization Brochure on Criminal Law Specialists, "The more complicated your situation, the more reason to consider hiring an attorney who specializes in Criminal Law and who is committed through certification to keeping up her or his proficiency through continual practice and continuing education."
Extensive criminal trial experience, a reputation as a fierce advocate and strong respect in the legal community are the primary reasons the Law Offices of Brian A. Vogel should be your first choice if you have been accused of a crime or been a victim of significant police misconduct. Mr. Vogel has successfully defended criminal charges ranging from misdemeanor petty theft and DUI to the most serious felonies including capital murder, arson, assault with a deadly weapon, child molestation, kidnapping, carjacking, robbery, and three strikes cases.
When the evidence is stacked against you, you need an aggressive, knowledgeable, and experienced attorney familiar with the court, district attorney and judges where your case will be heard. Since 1993, Mr. Vogel has been representing clients primarily in the Ventura and Santa Barbara County Superior Courts, the Second District Court of Appeal, and the California Supreme Court.
In addition to a top‑tier attorney, you need a firm with the resources to effectively fight the charges. The Law Offices of Brian A. Vogel, PC. employs outstanding in‑house private investigators. We also retain forensic alcohol, DNA and psychiatric experts as well as crime scene and accident reconstruction experts as necessary to provide you with the best possible defense.
It is the solemn duty of the criminal defense attorney to protect the Constitutional rights of those being investigated or prosecuted by the government. We take this oath very seriously by thoroughly investigating the charges and then mounting the best defense possible.
We represent witnesses, spouses, and professionals such as doctors, mental health personnel and others who need advice regarding a subpoena duces tecum, or the applicable evidentiary privileges in criminal litigation. We also work with the parents of juveniles who have been accused of crimes to insure that the rights of their children are protected.
In selected cases, we also undertake representation of victims of significant police misconduct. If you or a loved one have been the victim of significant police misconduct, please contact our office immediately for a free consultation.
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