Thorough Investigative Solutions To Help You Achieve Peace of Mind

McDowell & Associates in St. Louis, Missouri is dedicated to assisting our clients in getting accurate information for their specific legal or business needs. We offer seamless investigative and protective services from start to finish.

Comprehensive Investigation

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For Agricultural Purposes

Resolve agricultural business concerns such as performance claims or insurance matters with the help of our investigative services. We have unmatched experience in performing surveillance, conducting interviews, and navigating inquisitions in the farming community. Our company specializes in investigating the potential unauthorized sale or transfer and use of crop seed that contains biotechnology protected by patents and Plant Variety Protection Act (PVPA) certifications.

For Business Needs

For Business Needs

Safeguard your companies interests through our investigative and protective services. Our professionals are experienced in the following:

  • Pre-Employment Background Screenings
  • Internal Theft, Fraud, and Embezzlement Investigations
  • Breach of Contract Cross-Examinations
  • Trade Secret Theft Inquisitions
  • Competitor Intelligence Investigations
  • Undercover Operations
  • Probes on Sexual Harassment Claims
  • Intellectual Property Enforcement and Investigations
For Legal Procedures

For Legal Procedures

Trust our professionals to do the fieldwork of your case so that you and your staff can focus on the complicated legal issues involved in your lawsuit. We provide the following services to assist law firms:

  • Skip Tracing
  • Witness and Defendant Identification
  • Civil and Criminal Records Searches
  • Video and Audio Recorded Statements
  • Surveillance
  • Copyright, Trademark, and Patent Investigations
  • Biotechnology Patent Enforcement
  • Video and Still Photography
For Insurance Reasons

For Insurance Reasons

Get the relevant facts you need for a particular insurance claim so that you can make timely decisions. From surveillance to conducting interviews, we offer support services to help insurance companies in special cases, such as:

  • Liability Issues
  • Major Property Losses
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Employment-Related Claims
Service of Process

Service of Process

Make sure you properly receive legal documents addressed to you or someone in your group with our help. Our highly trained and licensed professionals can aid you in managing this process. We will also assist you in ensuring that your order, summons, or subpoena is served quickly and reliably throughout Illinois and Missouri.

Evidence Storage

Evidence Storage

Keep your important evidence or equipment safe in our secured storage warehouse. Our company offers to store and safeguard any object that you want to be protected. We also offer to deliver these items to your specified location with proper notice.

Valuable Resource for the Seed Industry

Valuable Resource for the Seed Industry

McDowell & Associates encourages the proactive education and development of seed-related topics. That is why we recommend looking into STEP, Ltd.’s customized ancillary support of seed trait stewardship and more through their Seed Technology Education Program.

Inquire for Additional Details

Reach out to us today to learn more about the Seed Technology Education Program or our wide range of investigative services. Our staff will be more than happy to respond to your questions about what we can do.

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