Ernest F. Bogart

Ernest F. BogartErnest F. Bogart has a broad-ranged practice area including federal and state court litigation. Practice areas include real estate and real estate litigation; business and business litigation; wills, probate and probate litigation; representation in bankruptcy proceedings, including adversaries; mediation.


  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law since 1979 by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization


  • Shreiner Institute, A.A., 1964
  • University of Texas, B.B.A., 1969
  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1971

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, admitted 1972
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas, admitted 1977
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, admitted 1991
  • Admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States 1998


  • Elgin Education Foundation, Director
  • Elgin Kiwanis Club, Member
  • Cattlemen for Cancer Research, Founding Member and Director
  • Elgin Chamber of Commerce, President 1994
  • Elgin Main Street Board, Director 1989-1994, President 1991 and 1992

Military Service

  • First Lieutenant, United States Army 1965-1968; served in Republic of Viet Nam 1967-1968; Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal

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