PROTECT YOUR REPUTATION: Dismissed charges, expungements and getting a new job: What you need to know to make sure your official record is clear so you do not risk being turned down for a new job.

Did you know that if you have been arrested and charged with certain crimes in North Carolina, even if you were found not-guilty or the charge was dismissed, it remains on your public record forever? That unnecessary stain on your record may act as a red flag to anyone looking to hire you for a new job.  According to North Carolina law you may be entitled to have that dismissed charge permanently removed from your public record (expunged).  Everyone is allowed to have one charge expunged at least once in their lifetime where the result was a dismissal or a not guilty verdict.   

Raleigh defense lawyer, Wiley Nickel helps people who have been charged with crimes that have been dismissed.  “When someone has been found not-guilty or had charges dismissed, it is very important to make sure those charges are permanently removed from your record, “says Nickel.   The Wake County criminal lawyer has a deep understanding of North Carolina’s laws and the expungement process.  If you have had charges dismissed in North Carolina, call defense attorney Wiley Nickel to help make sure your record is clear and your reputation remains spotless.   

In today’s economy, it is hard enough to find a new job. Do not risk being disgraced or being turned down for a new job because your record has not been cleared.  North Carolina Expungement attorney Wiley Nickel will walk you through the process and let you know if you are eligible for an expungement of your dismissed criminal charges.  Call today at 919-585-1486 and let him help clear your record. 


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.