California law firm investigation services

Are you looking for an experienced investigator? why not let an experienced attorney handle all of your investigations needs. If so, then it’s time to contact the Law Office of Jerome A Clay. We are here to help with your questions and concerns about any type of investigation or accusation.


At our small, specialized law practice we work with select clients who require quality representation. Our team is experienced and qualified to help you through your legal troubles.


At our law firm, we provide a wide range of investigation services. Regardless if you are looking for an investigative team or someone who can help with your case on the back-end, we have what it takes to get the job done.


Our Stockton-based law firm provides the best support to clients all over California. With more than 10 years of experience, we have the know-how needed for any legal case you may need assistance with.

“Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.” – Plato

Why choose Us For Investigations?

The Law Office of Jerome Clay offers local, experienced Comprehensive Investigations in Stockton, Lodi, Manteca, Tracy, Lathrop, and Greater San Joaquin Valley areas.

  • Criminal
  • Property damage
  • Personal injury
  • Professional standards investigations for Municipalities, School Districts, Corporations/Businesses

Investigations for corporate Clients, the precision and expertise have valued that call on the Clay Law firm to uncover the truth in suspected cases of embezzlement, insurance fraud, and proprietary theft entrepreneurs that depend on them to vet expected financial backers and colleagues and neighborhood businesses that oftentimes utilize their gifts to perform historical verifications on work applicants.

As the general population has generally expected more straightforwardness and responsibility from the Nation’s private and public institutions, internal investigations have become a commonplace tool for ferreting out wrongdoing and restoring confidence in our corporations and government agencies.

Public school districts often launch their own internal investigations to probe financial improprieties, in response to an alarming whistleblower complaint or news media report, to evaluate affirmative action complaints by staff or students, or to advance beyond expected examinations by outside government organizations. The term “internal investigation” covers many types of inquiries, each with its own legal duties and ethical obligations are driven by the specific purpose to be served.

You may rest assured that the Law office of Jerome Clay will conduct thorough, Comprehensive, Professional inquiries that will assist your organization with making informed decisions that may impact the health, safety, and/or fiscal wellbeing of said Organization.


Most frequent questions and answers

Do Law Firms Use investigators?

The short answer is yes. Law firms do use investigators and they will often hire an investigator for a reference or background check to confirm the contents of a candidate’s resume. As part of their due diligence, law firms looking to make senior-level hires will often hire an investigator.

Is private investigation legal in California?

In California, private investigators are licensed by the state Department of Consumer Affairs under the Private Investigator Act. This act specifies that only persons who meet specific requirements belonging to certain categories will be permitted to operate as private investigators.

How much do investigators at law firms make?

On average, investigative assistants at law firms in New York City are often starting in the $50k to $60k range.

Is hiring a private investigator worth it?

It depends on what you are trying to look for. If you have a potential lawsuit, hiring an investigator is worth it because if it turns out the claims don’t exist or your evidence needs some help, having someone investigate can be very helpful.