RaquinMercer Law Offices

We Fight For Justice.
We Fight For You.

Competing For Clients Together

Isabelle and Steve share the same passion for criminal defense work. They enjoy the fight inherent to criminal cases and love to challenge every aspect of their clients’ cases, every step of the way. They thrive in the complexity of cases involving forensics science. No case, no science is too difficult for them to comprehend or too hard to contest. Their ethic is to litigate to win. Their ambition is to be a leader in the field of criminal defense work and forensic sciences. Isabelle and Steve compete together to achieve the best outcome for their clients. They use a collective and collaborative approach, work on cases together, and always consult each other. Clients in our firm are our clients. Isabelle and Steve complete each other’s skills. Isabelle and Steve like to fight cases, however, they also understand that behind each case is a client. Our clients receive attention, communication, care, and respect. Because we believe successful outcomes for our clients go beyond the legal issues, we get to know our clients, their families, their hopes, and their fear. We build a professional relationship of trust that allows us to be effective and persuasive advocates for our clients, now and in the future. Contact RaquinMercer LLC about Steve and Isabelle representing you.

Isabelle Raquin & Steve Mercer

What is Maryland’s recent sex offender registry ruling?

The High Court of Maryland recently made changes to the state’s sex offender laws that could affect how judges pass sentence on those accused. The National Association for Rational Sex Offense Laws reports that registry on the state’s sex offender list is now...

Can you provide emotional support to someone in prison?

Having a loved one behind bars creates difficult challenges in your effort to maintain a relationship. Your devotion to providing continuous emotional support may prove instrumental in encouraging healing, happiness and survival.  Understanding how to love and support...

How can I prove ineffective assistance of counsel?

One of the approaches you can take with your criminal appeal is to claim your attorney did not do a good job. However, making this claim is not as simple as showing you do no feel your attorney did everything he or she could to prove your innocence. Cornell Law School...

What to do if you suspect you are under federal investigation

If you suspect you are the subject of an FBI investigation for a white collar crime, you should familiarize yourself with the operation of the federal criminal justice system. According to the FBI, a federal law enforcement agency will investigate crimes brought to...