The Washington Post – By Dan Norse and Nicole Asbury – August 06, 2023
Police say Gary Savage, 60, drove 900 miles to confront estranged wife and another man
…“The signs of intoxication in this case, I mean you can really take your pick,” Raquin told jurors. “And objectively speaking, when you have somebody who is rambling, talking to himself, going on top of a vehicle then jumping off, undressing from head to toe, being butt naked in broad daylight, I mean you clearly know these are objective signs of someone who does not know what he’s doing, someone who has no intent to hurt.”
The Washington Post – By Dan Norse and Nicole Asbury – July 23, 2023
A new trial was ordered for John Vigna, 56, who taught at a Montgomery County elementary school for more than 20 years
…“Trial counsel failed to investigate and prepare Vigna’s defense,” Vigna’s new attorneys, Isabelle Raquin and Steve Mercer, added in court papers, “committed unforced errors which applied to all alleged victims, failed to individually challenge each alleged victim’s motives, and did not exploit their specific weaknesses.”
In 2014, Isabelle Raquin began working with the Montgomery County Adult Drug Court Program, a voluntary treatment program designed to reduced recidivism for adult offenders suffering from drug and alcohol dependence. Three years later, Raquin started her private practice, RaquinMercer LLC, and the Drug Court program asked her to continue working with the program in an attorney liaison position…
Isabelle Raquin is featured in the Washingtonian Magazine’s top criminal defense lawyers for 2020. Every other year, the Washingtonian Magazine endeavors to compile a list of the best legal talent in the Washington, D.C. region. This year, RaquinMercer’s Isabelle Raquin joins the list of prominent Washington and Maryland lawyers. She is truly a top choice for your criminal defense representation in Maryland.