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Matthew A. Nickles

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Columbia, SC

Rogers, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman LLC
1513 Hampton St, 1st Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 843-410-3956
Fax: 803-541-9625
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed in South Carolina Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Matthew A. Nickles is an associate attorney at Rogers, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC, in Columbia, South Carolina. Mr. Nickles focuses his practice on personal injury law, representing plaintiffs throughout South Carolina in cases involving medical malpractice, pharmacy liability, products liability, class actions, mass torts, as well as general personal injury.

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Nickles helped his clients to recover substantial settlements or verdicts, often in complex and emotionally difficult cases. One such case involved a child with developmental disabilities who died after being prescribed a fatal dose of a medication. He is committed to meeting the needs of his clients and pursuing justice after a catastrophic injury.

In recognition of his legal achievements and professional success, the Columbia Business Monthly included Mr. Nickles on its “legal elite of the Midlands” list in 2017. He enjoys participating in his legal community and is an active member of the South Carolina Bar.

Mr. Nickles graduated magna cum laude from Washington and Lee University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in history. He received his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law, graduating cum laude. He gained legal experience while attending law school by interning for a South Carolina federal judge and at Rogers, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC.

After law school, Mr. Nickles practiced at a South Carolina defense firm and clerked for a judge before joining Rogers, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC. He holds a license to practice law before all South Carolina state courts and the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020

About Matthew A. Nickles

First Admitted: 2010, South Carolina

Professional Webpage:


  • 2017 Legal Elite of the Midlands, Columbia Business Journal, Personal Injury Law 

Educational Background

  • Washington and Lee University, B.A., History, magna cum laude, 2007

Bar/Professional Activity

  • 2010, South Carolina
  • South Carolina Bar
  • 2011, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
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Office Location for Matthew A. Nickles

1513 Hampton St
1st Floor
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 843-410-3956

Fax: 803-541-9625

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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