Law investigations or litigation support refers to a part of law practice management and covers a range of strategies and technologies used by law firms to leverage information.
Generally, legal investigations refer to sophisticated intelligence gathering and are tailored to meet an attorney’s specific area of practice or case requirements.
As attorneys and law firms compete for clients, they are routinely challenged to deliver results that require the specialized services of investigators. This must come with reasonable costs and timely turnaround. Thus, firms develop practice-specific methodologies and utilize investigative resources and technologies to assist in meeting these challenges. Investigative support now includes; surveillance, asset recovery and locate, obtaining witness and recorded statements, record retrieval and loss locus reconstruction, to name a few.