Welcome to the Office Matt LaSasso!

The Law Offices of Wiley Nickel is proud to welcome Matt LaSasso to the office!  Matt will brings unique and outstanding experience in Wake County criminal district court to our office.

Previously, Matt worked in the Clerk of Superior Court’s office as a courtroom clerk. He enjoyed his time in that position and gained a very thorough knowledge of court procedure and the inner workings of the judicial system.  As a clerk, Matt worked with a lot of people and really came to see and understand both the State’s point of view as well as that of the defense. 

Bringing these skills with him as the Senior Legal Assistant, Matt has the opportunity to prepare our clients with the knowledge they need to be ready for court, as well as aid our attorneys with legal strategies.

In addition to his duties here at the firm, Matt is also currently a full-time student at Liberty University with a projected graduation date in May of 2015  In whatever free time is left you can probably find him at the gym or at The Summit Church where he attends regularly.


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.