Vearl D. SmithPrivate Investigator in St. Louis

Effective and Accurate Service

At Markell & Associates, Inc., we have been helping clients acquire information since 1978. Those who are trying to locate a subject or discover information about a legal, financial, or personal matter can obtain high-quality investigative services from our team.

Call us at 888-658-8081 or submit an online form to discuss your case with one of our private investigators.

Why You Should Turn to Markell & Associates, Inc.

At Markell & Associates, Inc., our private investigators excel in obtaining unknown information of persons, places, property, and other requests. We are uniquely qualified to handle your matter for the following reasons:

Extensive Experience

Decades of experience enables us to obtain undisclosed information pertaining to legal matters in an impressive timely fashion. We have successfully assisted major entities throughout the U.S., including:

  • national & international banks
  • millionaires
  • law firms

National Network

Markell has developed relationships with many sources around the country, in efforts to maintain an excellent network of the finest resources available. Our information is derived from many private industries, public means, and information brokers. An initial investment is made by Markell on most investigative requests, enabling Markell's personnel to launch an investigation using the finest personnel and sources within the field.

Our sources go beyond the typical monthly membership legal resources available to most legal firms, and the public; we use many different resources to process your specific requests, none of which are a typical monthly subscription. Our investigators can even help yours procure the finest personal information sources available!

Diligent Analysis

To be completely thorough in their work, Mr. Smith and the team at Markell & Associates, Inc. do not hesitate to perform detailed research on their clients. They understand that extra time is required to do the job right, so they often work weekends, early mornings, and even holidays to make sure that they derive the right information. Their team uses the latest tools and resources to identify information and verify its correctness.

We have personally delivered hundreds of thousands of summons.

Private Investigation Services

Our private investigators at Markell & Associates, Inc. can offer assistance in a number of different areas to legal firms, finance/banking institutions, insurance claims, mortgage industry, individuals, and more, providing the following services:

  • To obtain personal identifying information to help ensure information derived is that of the individual
  • To serve process upon as a defendant or witness, ANYWHERE, in the United States

  • To verify any information of potential defendant or witness presented

  • To obtain photographs of persons, property, collateral, accident scenes, damaged personal property, residential verification, etc...

  • To obtain the location of persons, collateral such as vehicles, equipment, rental properties, etc...

  • To obtain ownership and information on non-published cell phone numbers or land lines

  • To obtain driver's license information

  • To obtain vehicle information

  • To obtain criminal background checks

  • To discover bankruptcy, liens, UCC filings, etc...

  • To discover lienholders, mortgagors, etc...

  • To obtain accident reports

  • To locate lost heirs or relatives

  • To locate lost clients

  • To locate debtors.

About Private Investigating

Founding member, Mark Smith, has been providing investigation services for more than three decades and is licensed as a private investigator in both the state of Missouri and Illinois. Licensed private investigators are trained to coordinate an investigation, operate using surveillance techniques, question witnesses, and handle evidence. Most importantly, they learn all ethical practices and laws pertaining to the field so that they can function within legal bounds.

Markell's experienced investigators have the ability to verify, attempt to verify, and value what is necessary in a given report on an individual. To the untrained eye, lack of experience, and intuition, these sources of information normally become very overwhelming. Many hours can easily be spent diligently researching reports and information derived, even though you may be working on just two or three subjects.

Physical canvassing, surveillance, interviews, observations, photographs, etc., are all very necessary components to many investigation matters. Most all investigative requests will require very diligent analysis of gathered information, along with the combination of "boots on the ground ". These procedures require many hours of dedication and diligence as well.

Contact a St. Louis Private Investigator at Markell & Associates, Inc.

To take action on your case, get in touch with the team at Markell & Associates, Inc. We are licensed by the St. Louis Sherriff's Department and conduct ourselves with the utmost professionalism. When you approach us for assistance, we will assess your case and ascertain the best method to pursue.

Our investigators work tirelessly to meet your deadlines and produce answers quickly. We assist clients throughout the entire nation. Call our office to set up an appointment with Markell & Associates, Inc. today.