Palmer Investigative Services is a family owned business.  Although based in Arizona since 1980, the firm handles investigations and mitigation (both capital and non-capital cases), all over the United States and Mexico.  The firm is licensed by the Arizona Department of Public Safety, and is bonded and insured for general liability.  We do background investigations, asset searches, personal injury cases, locating and skip tracing. Our major specialty is criminal defense, and mitigation.  Our clients include private individuals, attorneys, businesses and governmental agencies.

Our investigators have attended a wide range of specialized schools on topics ranging from homicide, sex offenses, mitigation and other criminal topics, to personal injury, accident investigation and other civil topics.  We have staff with graduate degrees in behavioral science and have a special mitigation team to work capital and non-capital mitigation cases all over the United States, with an outstanding success rate.  We handle major criminal cases, multi million dollar personal injury cases, employee theft and sexual harassment matters and we have Spanish speakers that have allowed us to handle matters in Mexico and among Spanish speaking U.S. residents.

The firm is a member of the National Legal Aid Defenders Association (NLADA), the National Alliance of Sentencing Advocates and Mitigation Specialists (NASAMS), the American College of Forensic Examiners (ACFEI), the National Association of Legal Investigators (NALI), and the World Association of Detectives (WAD).