A private investigator highly regarded and widely used by attorneys and other clients in Orange County and nationwide, Thomas G. Martin recently appeared on “A Current Affair” and has appeared on other television programs. Martin and his team of investigators sleuth a wide variety of cases, including civil and criminal, background check, surveillance, and missing persons. Before founding Martin Investigative Services in Tustin in 1981, he was a Federal narcotics agent.Details
As a former supervisory Federal agent, Thomas G. Martin represented the U.S. Department of Justice in over 50 foreign countries and the United States. He received numerous awards during his service including 2 U.S. Department of Justice Special Achievement Awards.
Martin is now the owner of Martin Investigative Services. He oversees 22 male and female private investigators. All are former supervisory Federal agents. They speak a combined total of 15 languages fluently. All are considered experts in Federal, State and local courts.
An overview of Martin Investigative Services:
22 private investigators.
All former Federal agents.
Male and female. Fluent in 15 languages. Many have been with us for over 40 years. Most taught other agents during their careers.
Experts in court.
Evidence & testimony.
All our investigators are considered experts in Federal, State and local court – in civil and criminal matters.
We only take on
those we can help.
We only take cases that meet our very strict standards. We turn down more cases than most investigators take on in a year.
Thomas Martin is the recipient of 2 U.S. Department of Justice Special Achievement Awards. His combined team has many more.
About Thomas G. Martin
As a supervisory Federal agent, Thomas Martin represented the U.S. Department of Justice in over fifty foreign countries and throughout the United States.
He received numerous domestic and foreign awards during his service including two U.S. Department of Justice Special Achievement Awards.
With his extensive public and private investigation background and a Masters degree in Public Management, Martin is recognized as an expert detective in Federal, state, and local courts. He works closely with the legal community throughout Southern California where his services have been respected and relied upon for decades.
Martin has helped locate hundreds of missing persons and runaways for their families and loved ones, and has worked with executives at Fortune 500 and large private companies on matters of fraud, electronic eavesdropping detection sweeps.
Mr. Martin has been involved in many high profile cases with national exposure, including many unsolved crimes. He has been featured in many of the nation’s leading newspapers including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Las Vegas Review-Journal, and the Orange County Register. He has also appeared numerous times on all three major television networks and cable channels including CNN.
Martin is the author of If You Only Knew, a book which educates consumers how to do their own entry-level investigation, how to avoid fraud and scams, and “live free”. The entire text of the book is now publicly available as the Web site Investigator Confidential.
Why choose Martin Investigative Services? Here’s why:
High success rate.
40+ years experience.
We provide quality investigative services with an unmatched success rate. We provide you with confidence and peace of mind.
Former Federal agents.
Experience & training.
Our network is composed of private investigators that are former DEA, FBI, IRS, and Secret Service agents.
Our friendly staff can help with your issue, or point you in the right direction. The consult is free and confidential.
Evidence that stands up.
Our experienced investigators provide court-admissible evidence that can make all the difference in a trial.
Martin in the news:
It may be the most wonderful time of year for retailers, but it’s also a good time for workers who want to steal from them.
Employee theft has been known to pick up during the holiday hustle and bustle – and with the labor market on the rocks and cash-strapped Americans bracing for the fiscal cliff, retailers across the country could see more of it this holiday season than ever.Details
Thomas G. Martin appears on All Politics Is Local on WCRN 830 AM Radio in Boston to discuss the interview and interrogation process that possibly took place between FBI agents and Hillary Clinton, and the opioid problem in the United States.Details
Thomas G. Martin appears on Consumer Talk with Michael Finney on San Francisco’s KGO 810.Details
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Testimonials for Martin Investigative Services:
Martin Investigative Services is truly one of the best run organizations we have worked with. Fair, efficient and professional. Tom Martin in particular exudes confidence and experience and isn’t afraid to tell it like it is. That’s something we can rely on.
Kreative Webworks, Inc. Organizational Resources Specialist
Martin Investigative Services has performed background checks, private investigation, surveillance and bug sweeps for our clients. They have also served difficult process in lawsuits. They have performed unquestionably and unfailingly to perfection. We will always call Martin first – and hope he hasn’t been called yet by the other side!
Hughes and Hughes, LLP
It has been my pleasure to work with Martin Investigative Services over the past 30 plus years on many investigations as well as other security related matters. When I need answers and I need them fast I know that a simple call will get me answers that are succinct, current and coming from a supremely knowledgeable source.
President & CEO Patrol One
Tom Martin is thorough, knowledgeable and trustworthy. We have used Tom and his team to great success and will continue to do so.
Partner Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
I have known Tom Martin and used his services for many years. I trust him with the most challenging investigative tasks.
Professional and efficient, he and his staff leave no stone unturned to get the job done.
Trial Lawyer, Former President of California's Trial Bar
Thomas G. Martin is a private investigator who is highly regarded and widely used by attorneys and other clients in Orange County and nationwide.
My partner and I have utilized the services of Martin Investigative Services for in excess of 15 years. The services provided have ranged from simple background checks to covert surveillance and investigations into corporate malfeasance/conversion/theft of assets.
I have found Martin’s investigators conscientious, qualified, and most important of all, very credible to triers of fact when their testimony was necessary. Critical to any busy trial attorney is time. I have also found that upon turning an assignment over to Martin Investigative Services, I do not have to micromanage the assignment. It is done promptly and efficiently, with an eye toward the financial resources and capabilities of the client.
Attorney at Law Silverstein & Huston
I have used Thomas Martin’s services for many years and have found his work to be of the highest standards. He gets the job done quickly, efficiently and reliably. He is aware of the law and always submits quality reports. I highly recommend Martin Investigative Services to any attorney, business or individual who is in need of a professional investigator.
Attorney at Law
We have used Martin Investigative Services for three decades. Their work is exemplary; reports are perfect and their testimony is very professional, with great judge and jury appeal. We will not use anyone else for our investigations.
Former Orange County Trial Lawyer Association Trial Lawyer of the Year
Successful people know that to be the best, you model the best. I cannot recommend Martin PI any higher! In a five minute conversation with experienced people you can save thousands by bypassing sales types. They do this by cutting directly to the heart based on years and years of passionate pursuit of best practices and adding massive value to their clients. They are an invaluable part of my team and Tom is my most valued mentor!
Author of Destiny's Doorstep
I have used Martin Investigative Services since returning to the practice of law. Their work is first rate! Their reports are reliable, and if called upon to testify, Martin’s investigators are well prepared and extremely professional.
Former Orange County Superior Court Judge
I have known Tom Martin since 1984. I, as well as our company, have used Tom’s services over 30 years, personal as well as business. We have never been disappointed! Tom does what he says and I believe he is the BEST there is.
Vice-President Plastic Express
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