When do I need a Criminal Defense Attorney in Raleigh? 

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If you have been arrested or charged with a crime in Wake County, you should speak with an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney. Whether you’ve been charged with a small misdemeanor or a more severe felony, it’s still important to speak with someone. A conviction on any offense could land you in jail, have serious financial repercussions, negatively impact your chances at education, or employment, as well as leave you with a permanent record.  

At The Law Offices of Wiley Nickel we have experienced attorneys to handle your case. We will work tirelessly to make sure we defend your rights, and that you walk away with the best outcome possible. 

How Can a Criminal Defense Attorney Help You?

  • Help you gain a good understanding of your situation, and what needs to be done to mitigate it.

  • Exploit weakness while recognizing strengths in the evidence 

  • Investigate whether procedural mistakes were made

  • Negotiate properly/aggressively to reduce charges or have the charges dropped.

  • Advise you on how to proceed in court.

  • Understand the angles in which the prosecutors are taking against you

  • Skillfully and professionally advocate in front of a judge on your behalf

Simply put, without obtaining an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney, you are not giving yourself the best chance to fight the charges or mitigate the negative consequences. 

Law Firm Located in Raleigh, NC

Our main office is located at 2401 Weston Parkway in Cary, NC off exit 287. However, we also have another location at 6220 Angus Drive, Suite 105, Raleigh, NC. 

The Law Offices of Wiley Nickel, PLLC 

At The Law Offices of Wiley Nickel we handle misdemeanor criminal charges and low level felony charges in Wake County. We strongly advise talking with an attorney to discuss your possible options and to ensure your charges are handled in an appropriate manner.  If you are looking for a criminal defense lawyer or a Wake County Criminal Defense Lawyer contact Wiley Nickel, Kristi Haddock, or Melissa Botiglione at 919-585-1486 for a free consultation.


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.