Michael J. Vogler is an active member of the State Bar of California, and practices in all State and Federal Courts in California, including the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, The United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals, The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Vogler is also a military lawyer, Commissioned Captain, Judge Advocate, Legal Support Command, CA State Military Reserve.
Mr. Vogler ‘s principal civilian practice includes Family Law, Divorce and Child Custody, Immigration, Guardianship, and Civil Litigation. He is qualified Minor’s Counsel, representing children in Family and Probate Courts.
Mr. Vogler’s military law practice includes the Service Members Civil Relief Act, the California Military and Veterans Code, and frequently represents active duty military service members in state and federal court. He sits on the executive committee of the Orange County Bar Association’s Military and Veteran’s Committee, and the Advisory Counsel of the Center for Law and Military Policy.
Mr. Vogler is a published legal writer regarding the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine, Sept. 2013) and family dependent support obligations of active duty soldiers and airmen under Army Regulation 608-99 and Air Force Instruction 36-2906.
In addition to the practice of law, Mr. Vogler has 25 years of experience in multinational feature film production finance and has worked on more than 40 feature films in North America, Asia, Europe, and Africa, and is an active member of the Producer’s Guild of American (PGA).
Mr. Vogler is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., Economics), The American Film Institute (M.F.A.), and Concord Law School (J.D.)