Harvard Law School, 1971, J.D.
Yale University, 1968, B.A.

State of Ohio
State of Florida
U.S. District Court – Southern District of Ohio
U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Supreme Court

Cincinnati Bar Association
Florida Bar Association
Lawyers’ Club of Cincinnati (President, 1995) (Member 1980-present)

Cedric Wakelee Vogel Esq.


Cedric (“Rick”) Wakelee Vogel has been a partner in the firm of Vogel, Heis & Vogel, Vogel, Heis, Wenstrup & Cameron, and Vogel, Heis & Wenstrup. He is now “Of Counsel” to the firm of Heis & Wenstrup Co., LPA. Although semi-retired now, Rick’s practice has focused on General Civil Practice, Commercial Law, Estate Planning and Administration, and Landlord Tenant.

Rick was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Cedric and Patricia (Woodruff) Vogel, and attended Cincinnati Country Day School. He has dedicated his life to serving the community in a large variety of organizations, including the following:

Co-Chairman- 150th Anniversary Celebration, Yale Club of Cincinnati, 2014.
Harvard Alumni Association, Regional Director (Ohio Valley) 2007-2010.
Harvard Leadership Conference Delegate, 2014.
Harvard Club of Cincinnati, President 1999-2000; Officer 1997-2001;
Board of Directors 1997-2001, 2010-2016; Member 1972-present.
Harvard Law School Association of Cincinnati, President, 1997-1999, and 2004- 2013.

Lawyers’ Club of Cincinnati, President, 1995; Member 1980-present.
Keep Cincinnati Beautiful, Chairman, 1994-1996. Board of Directors, 1990-1997.
Pro- Seniors, Board of Directors, 1994-2001.
Mercantile Library, Board of Directors, 1991-1997. Member 1972-present
Cincinnati Preservation Association, Board of Directors, 1990-1993;
Member, 1987-present.
Cincinnati Ballet, Nutcracker Ball, Chairman Act II, 1987 and 1988, Bravo 1987- 1989.
Cincinnati Art Museum, Chairman Men’s Committee (now known as the Duveneck Association) and
Simply Stunning Gala, 1987-1988; Member, 1984-present
Delegate Association of Yale Alumni, 1985-1987, 2014.
Cincinnati Historical Society; Trips, Treasures & Trifles Auction, Chairman, 1985.
Member (now Cincinnati Museum Center) 1981-present.
Cincinnati Country Day School, President, Alumni Council and Annual Fund, 1983
Board of Directors, 1983.
English-Speaking Union, National Board of Directors, 1981-1982.
Yale Club of Cincinnati, President l980-1981 and 1996-1997; Officer 1972-1979;
Member 1972-present.
English-Speaking Union, Cincinnati Branch, President- 1979-1981; Officer-1977- 1981;
Advisor- 2008-2014; Member- 1974-present.