Our Firm

Van Sickle Law, PC, is a civil litigation firm that provides advocacy and counseling to individuals and businesses, including insurance companies, in state and federal courts throughout North Carolina.

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Our Approach

Van Sickle Law, PC, strives to provide its clients with responsive, personalized representation. We will work with you to understand the challenges of your case, formulate an appropriate litigation strategy, answer any questions you have about the process, and move your case to a resolution.

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Court of Appeals of North Carolina upholds dismissal of an estate’s complaint against decedent’s father and grandparents, who supplied 19 year old decedent with alcohol. The evidence disclosed that the decedent was contributorily negligent when he elected to operate a vehicle while intoxicated:

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About Us

Matt Van SickleMatt Van Sickle is a solo practitioner located in Cary, North Carolina. He represents North Carolina and out-of-state businesses and individuals in state and federal courts throughout North Carolina, including before courts of appeal. He has experience representing clients during litigation, mediation, and arbitration.

After obtaining a B.A. at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Matt moved to Bloomington, Indiana, to attend law school. After passing the Indiana bar exam, Matt began practicing law with an Ohio-based law firm, with a civil litigation practice focusing on collection and insurance subrogation litigation. Matt gained valuable courtroom experience in his first three years of practice, including first-chair bench and jury trial experience. Matt guided clients through the entire litigation process, from filing the initial pleadings, to discovery and final through resolution of the matter through trial, mediation, or negotiation.

In 2007, Matt returned to North Carolina and joined C. Thomas Ross, an experienced solo practitioner in a busy construction and insurance litigation practice. Over the course of four years, Matt advanced to become a Member of the practice, renamed Ross & Van Sickle, PLLC. Upon his partner’s retirement, Matt continued servicing the same clients when he became Of Counsel for Wall Templeton & Haldrup, P.A., in Raleigh, North Carolina.

In 2013, Matt opened his solo practice. He continues to represent clients that he first worked with when he returned to North Carolina in 2007 and looks forward to assisting new clients navigate the complexities of civil litigation.

Professional Summary

Bar Admissions: North Carolina; Indiana; the U.S. District Courts for the Middle, Eastern, and Western Districts of North Carolina, and the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; and the United States Supreme Court.


Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
J.D., May 2003

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
B.A., Politics, Minor in History, May 2000

Current Association Memberships: North Carolina Bar Association; Wake County Bar Association; and American Subcontractors Association of the Carolinas.

Peer Review: AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

To arrange a consultation to discuss your legal concern, please contact our law firm today at (919) 279-3908.