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George Wilmarth Nickel III

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Defense Attorney – Wiley Nickel

When your future and reputation are at stake, an experienced criminal defense attorney makes your rights a priority.

As a former Deputy District Attorney Wiley Nickel has the experience that matters most. With a practice based on trust, respect, discretion and professionalism, Wiley helps his clients avoid the dire consequences of criminal charges.

As a criminal defense lawyer, Wiley specializes as a drunk driving attorney and traffic ticket attorney. DWI charges can have a profound effect on your life and financial situation, and the right DWI attorney makes all the difference. Fighting traffic tickets, which may negatively impact your record and lead to huge increases for your car insurance, is another way Wiley defends every aspect of your rights.

Wiley focuses on family law, criminal law, juvenile law and traffic tickets from his office in Cary, North Carolina. Contact Wiley Nickel when you need an experienced defense attorney, DWI lawyer or drunk driving lawyer in Wake County. Defending your rights is his priority.


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Practice areas


  1. Expungement: 30%
  2. Speeding Ticket: 30%
  3. Criminal Defense: 30%
  4. Divorce: 5%
  5. DUI & DWI: 5%



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Contact info

The Law Offices of Wiley Nickel, PLLC

2401 Weston Pkwy
Suite 101
Cary, NC, 27513

The Law Offices of Wiley Nickel, PLLC

2401 Weston Parkway, Suite 101
Cary, NC, 27513



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
#1 Attorney in RaleighThumbtack2015
Certificate of AppreciationCampbell Law School Connections Mentor Program2015
Clients' Choice 2015avvo.com2015
Top ContributorAvvo.com2015
Top ContributorAvvo.com2014
Certificate of CompletionUNC School of Government Felony Defender Training2014
Client' Choice 2014Avvo.com2014
Certificate of Completion: 2014 Case law UpdateWake County Bar Association2014
Top ContributorAvvo.com2013
Clients' Choice 2013Avvo.com2013
Certificate of CompletionUNC School of Government: Misdemeanor Defender Training Program2012
Certificate of CompletionUNC School of Government: Juvenile Defender Training Program2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Law Offices of Wiley Nickel, PLLC2011 - Present
Advance AssociateThe White House2009 - 2011
National Advance StaffObama for America Campaign2008 - 2009
CommissionerCalifornia Postsecondary Education Commission2007 - 2009
Deputy District AttorneyMerced County District Attorneys Office2006 - 2006
AttorneyThe Law Offices of Joseph Uremovic2006 - 2008
Law ClerkVentura County District Attorney's Office2005 - 2005
Finance DirectorCardoza for Congress2001 - 2002
National Advance StaffGore 2000 Campaign1999 - 2001
National Advance StaffThe White House, Office of Vice President Al Gore1998 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Wake County Academy of Criminal Trial LawyersMember2012 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeMember2011 - Present
Wake County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
North Carolina State BarMember2011 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Assault on a FemaleDismissed
Wake County DWI24 Hours of Community Service
Marijuana PossessionDismissed
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Criminal Law BlogMisdemeanor Larceny Charge Dismissed!2015
Criminal Law BlogI Missed my Wake County Court Date...Now What?2015
Criminal Law BlogExpungement Law Changes for 2015 in North Carolina2015
Criminal Law BlogWelcome to the Office Elisabeth Jones2015
Criminal Law BlogFourth Wake County DWI Dismissed2015
Criminal Law BlogWelcome to the Office Lauren Franklin!2015
Criminal Law BlogPrayer for Judgment Continued in North Carolina2015
Criminal Law BlogWake County Assault Dismissal and Marijuana Possession Dismissal2015
YouTubeWhat To Do When Arrested for a DWI in Raleigh2015
Criminal Law BlogHit and Run Related Offenses as a Driver in Wake County North Carolina2015
Criminal Law BlogWake County District Attorney's Office Announces New Traffic Court Policies2015
Criminal Law BlogNew Policy for Dismissal of Certain DWLR Cases in Wake County North Carolina2015
Criminal Law BlogNew Policy for Improper Equipment Reductions in Wake County North Carolina2015
Criminal Law BlogNew Policy for School Zone Prayer for Judgments in Wake County2015
Criminal Law BlogInformative Video Explaining How to Address Police Misconduct2015
Criminal Law BlogRaleigh Drug Crimes Lawyer2015
Criminal Law BlogHow Can I Get My Wake County Traffic Ticket Dismissed?2015
Criminal Law BlogUnderage Drinking, Alcohol, and the Law2015
Criminal Law BlogTop 5 Tips for Your First Day of Court in Wake County2015
Criminal Law BlogImproper Equipment in Wake County, North Carolina2015
Criminal Law BlogNew Expungement Law2015
Criminal Law BlogThink You've Got it?? "I'll Just Represent Myself Without a Lawyer" Bad Idea.2015
Criminal Law BlogRaleigh NC Drug Charges Lawyer2015
Criminal Law BlogWhat do I Need to Worry About for My Pre-Employment Background Check?2015
Criminal Law BlogDid you Receive Your First Offense in North Carolina? Was the Case Dismissed?2015
Criminal Law BlogGreat new video that explains how expungements work in North Carolina. Steps you can take to have your North Carolina criminal record erased by getting an expungement.2015
Criminal Law BlogExpungement of Criminal Convictions in North Carolina2015
Criminal Law BlogNorth Carolina "Revenge Porn Lawyer"2015
Criminal Law BlogRequired Driving Courses for Traffic Tickets in Wake County2015
Criminal Law BlogArrested for a Wake County DWI, But Never Read Your Miranda Rights?2015
Criminal Law BlogThe Expungement Process2015
Crimial Law BlogUnderstanding the Prayer for Judgment or PJC in North Carolina2015
Criminal Law BlogYou've Been Arrested for DWI in Raleigh, What To Do Now?2015
Nickel Law Office You Tube FeedNew Changes to North Carolina Law may allow many to get convictions expunged very soon.2015
Criminal Law BlogCan I Get My DWI Conviction Expunged?2015
Criminal Law BlogDriving After Consuming Under 21: A Zero-Tolerance Offense in Raleigh, North Carolina2015
Criminal Law BlogDriving While License Revoked in Raleigh, North Carolina2015
Criminal Law BlogDWI Lawyers and DUI Attorneys in Raleigh NC2015
Criminal Law BlogFirst Offender's Program for Felony Drug Charges in Wake County2015
Criminal Law BlogWhy is my NC License Suspended?2015
Criminal Law BlogNorth Carolina Expungement Information2015
Criminal Law BlogPossible Tougher Penalties for Driving Without a License2015
Criminal Law BlogWhat is a Certificate of Relief? Can it Help Me?2015
Criminal Law BlogAttorney Receives Certificate for DWI Training2015
Criminal Law BlogThird Wake County DWI Case Dismissed!2015
Criminal Law BlogWelcome to the Office Matt LaSasso!2015
Criminal Law BlogWhat can a Raleigh Traffic Lawyer do for my Traffic Ticket?2015
Criminal Law BlogRaleigh Suspended License Attorneys: Defending Your Right to Drive2015
Criminal Law BlogI Missed my Wake County Court Date!2015
Criminal Law BlogAvvo Ignite Client Reviews2015
Criminal Law BlogDMV Points vs. Insurance Points2015
Criminal Law BlogNew NC Laws Effective 2015 That Can Affect You2015
Criminal Law BlogHow Can an Expungement Help Me in 2015?2015
Criminal Law BlogRaleigh Speeding in a School Zone2015
Criminal Law BlogRecent Changes to SouthLight's First Offenders Program2015
Criminal Law BlogWake County Speeding Tickets: What Policies you Should Know2015
Criminal Law BlogCan a Private Citizen Initiate Criminal Charges in North Carolina?2015
Criminal Law BlogWelcome to the Office Matt LaSasso2015
Criminal Law Blog6 Steps to Get Your Criminal Record Expunged in North Carolina2015
Criminal Law BlogWake County Work Zone Speeding Tickets2015
Criminal Law BlogNew NC Law Could Allow Thousands to Have Their Records Expunged!2015
Criminal Law BlogSuspended or Revoked License Attorney in Wake County2015
Criminal Law BlogCan I Have a Felony Expunged From My Record?2015
Criminal Law BlogWelcome to the Office Mary Beth Doyle!2015
Criminal Law BlogDMV License Restoration Hearing Success2015
Criminal Law BlogCan I Have a Misdemeanor Conviction Expunged?2015
Criminal Law BlogWho are the Main Judicial Officials in a Courtroom?2015
Criminal BlogWake County Community Service Options2015
Criminal Law BlogRestoration of Firearm Rights2014
Criminal Law BlogRestoration of Citizenship Rights Following a Felony Conviction2014
Criminal Law BlogLarceny: Retail Theft and Possession of Stolen Goods2014
Criminal Law BlogTransporting an Open Container of Alcoholic Beverage2014
Criminal Law BlogNew Changes to North Carolina Expungement Law2014
www.wileynickel.comHow to Avoid NC Insurance Points from Speeding Tickets2014
www.wileynickel.comWhat is a Baby DUI in North Carolina?2013
Wiley Nickel Law Criminal BlogWill My Case be on My Criminal Record in Wake County, North Carolina?2013
Info Graphic on Marijuana Law Changes in NCNew Changes to North Carolina Marijuana Laws - $200 fine maximum for most2013
wileynickel.comLow Levels Crimes in North Carolina Decriminalized! Change is effective for crimes committed after December 1, 2013.2013
Raleigh Speeding Ticket LawyerBad Advice from Police on Speeding Tickets?2013
www.wileynickel.comWake County, North Carolina Traffic Ticket Attorney2013
Wiley Nickel Law BlogNew Rules for Appointment of North Carolina Public Defenders for Class 3 Misdemeanors2013
Traffic Ticket Lawyer BlogHow to fix a speeding ticket you mistakenly paid2013
EZinearticles.comWhat is a PJC?2012
Ezinearticles.comHow to expunge your NC criminal record2012
www.wileynickel.comExpungement FAQ's for North Carolina2012
Wake County Bar Association FlyerMy Three Year Break2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Tulane UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NC Lunch with a LawyerLunch with a Lawyer Program2013