RaquinMercer Law Offices
“The Defense Never Rests.”

Proven Criminal Defense Representation In Maryland & Washington, D.C.

Shock. Stress. Fear. Anger. These are all normal emotions to experience after being charged with a criminal offense. You cannot change what has happened, but you can control your next step. The most important decision you make will be your choice of a criminal defense attorney. You need someone with the skills, resources, and care necessary to defend you and achieve the best possible outcome for you and your loved ones.
 
In Maryland and Washington, D.C., you can rely on RaquinMercer LLC to fight for you. We bring a cutting-edge approach to criminal defense, taking advantage of the newest DNA and forensic technologies to build an airtight defense for people accused of felonies and misdemeanors. Call 301-750-9702 now to speak to an attorney.
 

Dynamic Representation For Felony And Misdemeanor Cases

At RaquinMercer LLC, we represent defendants in Maryland and Washington, D.C., who have been accused of crimes such as:
  • Drug offenses
  • Sexual offenses
  • DUI and traffic offenses
  • White collar crimes (fraud)
  • Theft and burglary
  • Murder and other violent crimes
  • Weapons offenses
  • Parole and probation violations

Benefit From Our Team Approach To Criminal Defense

Attorney Isabelle Raquin is a skilled defense attorney, negotiating outcomes where possible and taking cases to trial when necessary to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients. In addition to her work for our clients, she serves as the Attorney Liaison for Montgomery County’s Drug Court. She partners with attorney Steve Mercer, who focuses on appeals and post-conviction relief. This broad perspective of the entire criminal justice system allows our firm to resolve potential issues before they harm your defense and to create plans for overcoming the potential pitfalls of venues such as drug court.

Your Case Has Already Begun

It is crucial to realize that your case begins the moment you are confronted by the police. You cannot afford to wait any longer to begin your defense. Contact us now for a consultation with an accomplished criminal defense lawyer.

What is the difference between jail and prison?

When you receive a sentence for a criminal conviction, there is the possibility that you will become incarcerated. Where you spend your time behind bars depends on a few factors. The National Institute of Justice explains you could either go to jail or prison. They...

Can I appeal my criminal conviction?

After you receive your sentence for a criminal conviction, you may have the right to appeal your case to a higher court. An appeal allows you to ask the other court to review your case for accuracy. On appeal, you may receive the chance of a new trial. It is important...

What is “trace DNA” and how can it be used to challenge criminal charges or convictions?

Trace DNA uses STR analysis to identify skin cells or other tiny specimens of human genetic material left behind at a crime scene. In court, defense teams can protect clients against life-changing charges by pinpointing whose DNA was at the scene. The scientific...

How can you find support after incarceration?

Incarceration can leave a permanent impression on your life. During your time away, you might lose friendships, miss out on educational opportunities and have to put your career on hold. Finding support after your release can facilitate your reentry into society. With...