Mr. Vogt has practiced law with Jones Gotcher since 1984, and was named a partner in 1989. His law practice includes commercial litigation, employment practices, real estate, contracts, bankruptcy and education law. He represents a variety of clients including Tulsa Community College, Grand River Dam Authority, The Salvation Army, Tulsa Talons, Sinclair Tulsa Refinery, Metro Builders Supply and a number of commercial real estate property owners and developers.
In 2006, Mr. Vogt was named to the Tulsa Business Journal’s legal “dream team” of thirty Tulsa attorneys recommended in an anonymous survey of their peers, judges and Tulsa executives. In 2008, Mr. Vogt was elected by his peers as an Oklahoma Super Lawyer, a privilege limited to only five percent of all lawyers in Oklahoma.
Mr. Vogt is admitted to the Federal District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Oklahoma. He is also admitted to, and has argued several cases before, the Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Mr. Vogt is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys, the American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association and Tulsa County Bar Association.
A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Mr. Vogt received a Bachelor of Business Administration, with Distinction, in 1981. During his undergraduate studies, he was honored as a Top Ten Freshmen, served as president of the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society and was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.
Mr. Vogt received his Juris Doctor with Highest Honors from the University of Oklahoma in 1984 and was named a member of the Order of the Coif. He also attended the University of Oxford, Queens College, in 1982 as part of his law school curriculum.
Active in the Tulsa community, Mr. Vogt has been on the board of directors of the Tulsa Boys Home since 1994, and served on its Executive Committee for more than eight years. He is also on the board of Tulsa Zoo Friends and previously served on the long-range planning committee for Union Public Schools.