RaquinMercer Law Offices
“The Defense Never Rests.”

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.

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Raquinmercer Wins Reversal On Appeal In First Degree Murder Case

On January 14, 2021, in the Court of Special Appeals, Isabelle Raquin and Steve Mercer secured a major win in a complex criminal case involving forensic science. RaquinMercer won the reversal of the 2017 murder conviction in Galicia v. State of Maryland, No. 3350...

What counts as medical bribery?

As a leading medical professional, you probably serve many roles. You could be a physician, a researcher, an executive and a thought leader — and those would only be your professional duties. You try to behave ethically, but no one could expect you to be a healthcare...

Are you eligible for drug court in Montgomery County?

A Maryland drug conviction may mean major changes to your lifestyle, and it may, too, mean time behind bars. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your drug offense and whether you meet other eligibility criteria, you may be able to avoid spending time behind...

What is DNA evidence?

DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid, a substance present in your genes and those of all other human beings. Your DNA profile identifies you in much the same way as your fingerprints do. However, as FindLaw explains, forensic experts need only an incredibly small...