Michele Taylor

Michele Taylor focuses on immigration law and criminal defense. She handles all levels of criminal defense from misdemeanors and DUIs to murder.  Indeed, she is one of a handful of Kitsap attorneys with murder trial experience. Her 22 years of experience and her track record make her among the most skilled and effective criminal defense attorney in Kitsap County. She is one of a very few criminal defense lawyers in Kitsap Count with significant experience in murder trials. She also represents military people in courts-martial.

Michele also assists people seeking U.S. visas for family members.  She helps permanent residents and citizens seeking to bring family members to the U.S.  Visa types include spousal or fiancé visas (K-1 or K-3, as well as other family visas (F-1, F-2, F-3 or F-4).

Finally, she assists DACA recipients with renewals. She also stands ready to file for new DACA designations should the program be reinstated.

Prior to joining our firm, she worked as an attorney at the King County Prosecutors Office and the US Coast Guard. Michele received her degree in history in 1994, and her law degree in 1997, both from Gonzaga University. 

Michele emphasizes clear and thorough communication with her clients. Thus, arming them with information to make smarter choices throughout the process.

Bar Admissions

Washington, 1997


Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington
J.D. cum laude – 1997
Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington
B.A. magna cum laude – 1994
Major: History

Past Employment Positions

King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, 2000 – 2009
The United States Coast Guard, Lieutenant, 1997 – 2000

Make an appointment with Michele Taylor for a consultation on criminal defense or immigration visas.

Criminal law and immigration attorney appointments are available at our Port Orchard and Bainbridge Island offices.