Attorney Services

Sunset West Investigations offers a variety of services geared specifically towards the needs of attorneys and law firms.  Some of the solutions we provide include:


  • Locate, interview and evaluate credibility
  • Research background of victims, percipient witnesses and experts
  • Locate and interview case specific experts
  • Canvass crime and/or arrest and/or accident scene for additional witnesses
  • Subpoena and prepare witnesses for trial
  • Transport witnesses to and from court
  • Take written or recorded statements
  • Prepare declarations for witness signature
  • Act as liaison between attorney and family members.

Trial Preparation

  • Prepare trial exhibits including maps, enlarged photos, diagrams, overlays, jury instructions, etc.
  • Pick up and review records pursuant to subpoena duces tecum, court order or signed release
  • Prepare case chronology
  • Assist with large case management
  • Prepare report and testimony as requested
  • Prepare witness summary with names, address, telephone number and short statement of relationship to case


  • Measure, photograph, diagram and evaluate crime or arrest scene
  • Review evidence with experts
  • Collect Evidence
  • Transport evidence to court
  • Witness physical line-up
  • Review physical evidence at police department or DA’s office
  • Pickup Discovery


  • Research public and court records including civil and criminal filings, real property, fictitious business statements, unsecured tax rolls, corporations, public filings, and other computer-related databases
  • Subpoena and pick up records pursuant to subpoena duces tecum, court order or signed release


  • Witnesses
  • Victims
  • Crime Scene

Post Trial

  • Interview jurors
  • Investigate jury misconduct
  • Conduct pre-sentence or penalty phase interview of witnesses, family and friends for mitigating or aggravating circumstances
  • Conduct post-trial investigations based on new evidence, ineffective assistance of counsel, factual new evidence, etc.