GSJones Law Group, P.S.

Criminal Defense Attorneys

Zealous criminal defense for traffic, misdemeanor, felony and courts martial

criminal defense attorneyGSJones Law Group, P.S., offers zealous criminal defense in state and federal courts.  Our criminal defense attorney, Michele Taylor, is a former prosecutor. In addition, she served as a military lawyer. Expect a respectful, honest and aggressive defense at GSJones Law Group, P.S.

Contact Michele Taylor at once if you have been cited, apprehended, charged, arrested or investigated on allegations of any of the following offenses:

  • DWI/DUI (driving while impaired by alcohol or other drugs)
  • Traffic tickets
  • Underage drinking and driving
  • Violent crimes such as murder
  • Arson
  • Kidnapping
  • Manslaughter
  • Sex offenses
  • Assault and battery
  • Aggravated assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Property crimes, including theft and vandalism
  • Breaking and entering
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Drug offenses (possession, possession with intent to distribute, or manufacture of banned substances)
  • Military crimes
  • Courts martial

Two key rules

  • Speak only with your attorney about your case.
  • Tell the police that you will wait for your attorney before answering questions.

You cannot talk your way out of an arrest. Use your right to remain silent! Following these two rules are particularly true, if you believe you have broken no law.

Mitigate the Harm of a Criminal Arrest With Aggressive Defense

When you’ve been arrested or charged with a crime, you want the best outcome possible. Without a doubt, your future is worth fighting for. A vigorous defense from the very beginning is your best hedge against negative outcomes. Fines, penalties, jail time, a damaging criminal record or sex offender registration are on the line. Depending on the facts, a better outcome may range anywhere from dismissal of your case to reduced charges or reduced penalties.

Kitsap County DUI/DWI Attorney

Contact Michele Taylor to schedule an initial consultation with a zealous and knowledgeable Port Orchard criminal defense attorney at GSJones Law Group, P.S.

Michele Taylor, representing the accused, immigration lawyer

Michele Taylor: Representing the accused, immigration lawyer

Michele Taylor: Criminal defense & immigration law

Michele Taylor focuses on immigration visa 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 capital crime (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 also represents military people in courts-martial.

Michele also focuses on uniting families who are seeking U.S. visas for family members. U.S. citizens may sponsor petitions for parents, spouses, and unmarried children under 21. There are unlimited visas for these relatives. In addition, citizens may sponsor older children, and younger married children and siblings, however, fewer of these visas are available. As a U.S. citizen, you may also petition for a fiancé who is residing overseas. If you are a lawful permanent resident (green card holder), you may petition for certain family members, though you will qualify to petition for fewer categories of family members. As a lawful permanent resident, the family members you may petition for are limited to your spouse, adult unmarried child, and minor child. In addition, the number of visas available to relatives of permanent residents is restricted.

Prior to joining our firm, Michele 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.