Is Everywhere,

making digital forensics crucial in every criminal, civil, family, personal injury, and corporate law case.

Digital Forensics

DIGITAL FORENSICS Is the process of retrieving the most comprehensive electronic data possible from its source. The goal of this process is to preserve any evidence in its most original form, most often for use in a structured criminal or civil investigation. The forensic examination must meet rigorous evidentiary collection standards to withstand cross-examination in court.
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Digital Forensics Team

Our Digital Forensics Experts

have been validated through their high-level certifications, years of experience, and numerous trials in which they have testified in federal, state, and county courts. They use the same state-of-the-art forensic technologies as federal and state law enforcement, with exclusive access not available to most private investigators.

Data Interpretation

Digital Forensics Lab

Vehicle Forensics

Until now, this capability has been reserved for law enforcement, but we are now the only private investigation company in the U.S. certified and authorized in Berla software, which allows us to download massive amounts of data from cars, including emails and text messages from anyone whose phone was synced with the vehicle.

Mobile Forensics

Most of the time, electronic devices are sent/given to us to perform our examination. Additionally, we can do the same tasks with our mobile forensics station or even access and download the data online.

Forensic Imaging

This is the process of using specialized software to make an exact copy of the data stored on various devices, including phones, laptops, and computers.

Vehicle Evidence Analysis

After the copy is made, the investigator, who is intimately familiar with the case details, conducts a comprehensive analysis of the images, websites, communications, individuals, timelines, metadata, etc., and compares his findings within the context of the circumstances.

Spyware Detection

Using specialized software and techniques, electronic devices are analyzed to locate and remove malware/spyware. This includes any recording devices that may have been installed in a vehicle, home, or business.

Photo & Video Enhancements

Using specialized software, photos and videos are processed with various methods to find additional details that are not obvious in the original media format.


Partner & Sr. Investigator

Trent Forbes, is the Director of Blackfish’s digital forensics lab, and a Certified Mobile Forensic Examiner, Certified Vehicle System Forensic Technician, Operator, and Examiner. With over twenty years of computer security and private investigation experience, he brings a non-law enforcement perspective to our investigations, and his work as a digital forensics expert has been validated through an extensive history of courtroom testimony.


President & Sr. Investigator

Daryl Parker is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, and a board-certified Criminal Defense Investigator with over twenty-five years of experience in military, law enforcement, and private investigations. His work includes high-profile cold-case investigations, and founding a non-profit providing investigative services for potential wrongful conviction cases. He is in charge of the Family Law and Civil division.


Partner & Sr. Investigator

JD Spielman is a U. S. Army veteran and a board-certified Criminal Defense Investigator with over 30 years of experience in law enforcement. In 2010 he was selected as the Investigator of the Year by the Dallas County District Attorney, and subsequently became the Deputy Chief Investigator with the Collin County DA’s office. He is currently in charge of the Criminal Investigations division at Blackfish.

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Partner & Sr. Investigator

Billy Meeks, a Founding Partner at Blackfish, is a U. S. Army veteran and has over forty years of law enforcement and private investigation experience. In addition to his expansive work on everything from capital crimes to federal RICO operations, he has also cultivated an incredible network of experts and legal resources.