Raleigh Drug Crimes Lawyer

Raleigh, North Carolina, Drug Crime Defense Lawyer

 If you are facing a serious drug charge, you need an aggressive defense attorney right away. At the Law Offices of Wiley Nickel, we will not close your case until we have done everything we can to get a good result, whether that means getting the charges dismissed or negotiating a plea bargain. We truly care about our clients and work hard to protect your rights.

Act Quickly

If you or a family member is under investigation or has been charged with a drug crime, contact our law office immediately. You need an attorney who will act quickly and aggressively on your behalf.

We provide relentless support and representation to those charged with the following drug crimes:

Drug possession

Drug paraphernalia

Possession with intent to distribute

Drug conspiracy

Drug manufacturing

Maintaining illegal drugs within a dwelling

Prescription drug fraud

School zone violations

Our firm handles cases involving marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamines, ecstasy and prescription drugs. A prior record or drug offense increases your exposure to severe penalties, including jail time and major fines. The presence of a gun or other weapon - or possession of a large amount of the illegal or unlawfully obtained substance - could result in a federal charge and increased penalties. Some federal crimes have lifetime sentences.

You can count on us to fight for you every step of the way. We work closely with our clients to determine the best case strategy to meet their individual needs. You are not just a case file to us.

Experienced Wake County Drugs Crime Defense Lawyer

 Attorney Wiley Nickel is a former prosecutor. This experience provides him with a unique insight into how the prosecution builds and tries drug cases, and the ability to formulate effective strategies to counter the prosecution's case.

 If you are facing a possession charge in the Raleigh, North Carolina area, or have been accused of a serious felony or misdemeanor drug crime, contact an experienced, aggressive defense lawyer immediately. We provide free initial consultations and thorough, careful case evaluations.  You can reach Attorney Wiley Nickel at 919-585-1486.


Wiley Nickel

Wiley Nickel lives and works in Cary, North Carolina. In 1998, he graduated from Tulane University with a major in Political Science and a minor in History. After college Wiley went to work for Al Gore and travelled with the Vice President as part of his national advance staff. Following the Gore campaign he earned his law degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law in 2005. While in law school Wiley worked as a law clerk in the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office where he gained valuable criminal trial experience before taking and passing the California bar exam. His first job out of law school was for the Merced County District Attorney’s Office where he worked as a Deputy District Attorney with a focus on prosecuting DWI offenders. Wiley later joined the Law Offices of Joseph Uremovic where he focused on civil litigation and family law. When the opportunity came to join the Obama campaign in 2008 Wiley jumped at the chance. He spent three years travelling with President Obama as a member of his national advance team. In 2011 Wiley left his work for the White House to return to the practice of law. Wiley devotes the majority of his practice to the areas of criminal law, family law, traffic tickets and DMV issues. The Law Offices of Wiley Nickel was started with the goal of providing the best representation possible for all of his clients. Experienced, Compassionate, Aggressive Criminal Defense While defense attorney Wiley Nickel works as the primary attorney for all of his cases, he does have an associate attorney, a team of investigators, forensic consultants, and support staff to call on to help achieve the best possible result in every case. He limits his case load so that he can focus on providing the best possible legal defense to all of his clients. Every case is a top priority and the goal is to have your case dismissed with a focus on being able to expunge your charges at the end of the process. When he is not working, Wiley is an avid family man, distance runner and golfer. He loves North Carolina college sports and is hoping this is the year for Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. Wiley is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and California.