GRI INVESTIGATIONS

Investigations • Research • Consulting


Marc A. Garza

CA. P.I. License #28059



Meet Agency Owner, Marc A. Garza:

"I know first-hand the level of expertise and care that's required to conduct concise and actionable legal investigations. I value my client's time, investment, and trust in me by providing investigations so they can make critical legal and business decisions with confidence. My team and I look forward to establishing new business relationships, and working closely with you to meet your investigative objectives."


Background and Professional Experience:

Marc A. Garza is a licensed private investigator and a retired police sergeant with over 25 years of experience in law enforcement, investigations, and consulting. He focuses on complex investigations for law firms and corporate legal counsel. He has assisted legal counsel and their clients with investigations in numerous civil litigation and felony level criminal defense cases. Additionally, he has testified in court proceedings on investigative issues in both civil and criminal cases. Marc has become the "go-to" investigator for numerous law firms who rely on his expertise, efficiency and experience in dealing with complex investigations. He holds multiple licenses from the State of California, under P.I. license #28059; and Business & Professions Code 6400 registrations.


Education:

  • Northwestern California University School of Law  -  J.D. Studies / 1L
  • California Coast University - Criminal Justice
  • Miramar College - Administration of Justice


Licenses/Certifications:

  • State of California, Private Investigator - CA. PI #28059
  • State of California, Qualified Manager - CA. PI #189232
  • San Diego County Registrations, LDA #213 & UDA #2005
  • Supervisory, Advanced, Intermediate & Basic CA. POST Certifications


Affiliations: 

  • Member - San Diego County Bar Association ("SDCBA")
  • Member - California Association of Licensed Investigators ("CALI")
  • Member - Professional Investigators Association of California ("PICA")
  • Member - California Defense Investigators Association ("CDIA") 

John S. Munoz

CA. P.I. License #189232


Meet Lead Investigator, John S. Munoz:

"I understand the importance of having credible and impartial investigations for legal cases, especially within our  adversarial legal system. A crucial component to any investigation is having trust in the investigator you choose to handle your specific assignment. To that end, I work hard to obtain the required information and/or evidence in a discreet manner to help my clients win in court." 


Background and Professional Experience:

John S. Munoz is a licensed private investigator and handles field operations for GRI. John has extensive experience in surveillance and field investigations. He specializes in complex civil litigation, family law and missing persons cases. As a field investigator, he utilizes advanced investigative techniques and equipment when conducting surveillance and covert operations for the purpose of locating actionable evidence for our clients. Additionally, John has assisted numerous families in locating and reuniting loved ones in missing persons cases. John’s attention to detail and experience with complex investigations, offer our clients a unique set of skills and work product. His main goal is to take a collaborative approach to investigations by building long term business relationships within the legal community. He is licensed in the State of California, under P.I. license #189232 and the County of San Diego under RPS #3456. He is also a proud member of the California Association of Licensed Investigators (“CALI”).


Education:

  • Miracosta College - Administration of Justice


Licenses/Certifications: 

  • State of California, Private Investigator - CA. PI #189232
  • San Diego County Registered Process Server - RPS #3456


Affiliations: 

  • Member - California Association of Licensed Investigators ("CALI")
  • Licensee - CA.  Bureau of Security and Investigative Services ("BSIS")