Joseph P. Vogel

Joseph P. Vogel

Des Moines, Iowa

Joe is a native of Churdan, Iowa. He believes that each client should be treated as an individual and with respect. He strives to pro-actively find creative solutions to each client's legal situation and to always keep the best interest of their clients at the forefront.

In his free time, Joseph enjoys carpentry, reading, exercise, travelling with his wife Julie, and relaxing to any New York Yankees' baseball game. Joe's wife, Dr. Julie Vogel, is well-respected Internal Medicine physician with the Iowa Health Physicians in downtown Des Moines. Together, Joe and Julie have six adorable cats named Sadie, Sofie, Stella, Scarlett, Savannah, and Sasha. Not surprising, Joe and Julie are active volunteers and contributors to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa and several other animal welfare related organizations.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Drug Crimes
  • OWI
  • White Collar Crimes

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa, 2012
  • Meskwaki Tribal Court


  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
    • J.D. - 2011
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Iowa Central C.C.
    • A.D.N. Nursing - 1997
  • Drake University
    • B.A. - 2007
    • Major: Political Science
  • Drake University
    • M.P.A. Public Administration - 2008
    • Major: Emphasis in Healthcare Administration

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Iowa Association of Justice
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers , Member