About Us

Meet the Team

Gael Gilles, Attorney at Law

Gael Gilles is the founding attorney of Gilles Law, PLLC in Charlotte, NC.  Gael is a criminal defense attorney licensed in:

-North Carolina
-South Carolina
-Federal Court Western District of North Carolina
-Federal Court Middle District of North Carolina

Gael decided to pursue a career as a criminal defense attorney in order to help people in need that might not otherwise have had an opportunity for valuable legal advice.  Gael practices criminal defense, handling traffic, misdemeanor, and felony charges.

Gael is of Haitian descent and speaks French and Creole.  Gael is married and has two children; and he believes in community involvement and helping those in need.

Michelle Abbott, Attorney at Law

Michelle Abbott is a criminal defense attorney at Gilles Law, PLLC. She is licensed to practice in North Carolina. Michelle’s primary areas of focus include Criminal Defense and Traffic matters. ​Michelle is from the Charlotte area and loves serving the Charlotte community. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Creative Loafing name Michelle “Best Attorney” for the newspaper’s Best of Charlotte 2017 edition.

Roxana Campos, Office Assistant

Roxana Campos is an Office Assistant at Gilles Law, PLLC. Roxana is the newest member on our team. She is from New Jersey but grew up in the Charlotte area. She is bilingual (Spanish and English) and uses the ability to help the Latino community as much as possible.  In her spare time, she enjoys exploring new places and spending time with family and friends.

Click here to read our blog on why we became Criminal Defense Lawyers.