Lee Investigative Services is committed to providing comprehensive and thorough investigations and analyses for all of our clients across Tennessee, Kentucky, and the Mid-South. Professional and ethical, our highly skilled investigators and support staff are able to provide extensive in-depth data retrieval and analysis. We understand the importance of choosing the right investigative and litigation support team and are dedicated to providing high quality results for all of your needs.
With more than seventeen years experience in legal investigations, we have been involved and provided investigative services and litigation support in hundreds of cases, including capital murder defense and complex civil litigation matters, from initial case review through the trial and post conviction process. We are able to work independently and as part of a team as necessary to be the most efficient and effective for our clients.
Janiece J. Lee became licensed as a private investigator in 2003. She has worked independently and as in-house investigator for the Law Office of J. Houston Gordon since that time. She has worked on a variety of state and federal criminal cases and complex civil litigation matters. Specializing in interviewing and litigation support, Ms. Lee has been an invaluable asset in conducting the research and compiling the facts needed to best prepare attorneys for the best possible outcome for their clients.
Ms. Lee has been awarded the coveted designation of Certified Legal Investigator by the National Association of Legal Investigators. She is one of a small group of female investigators in the country to have earned this distinction. Ms. Lee is an associate member of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, a member of the Tennessee Association of Licensed Private Investigators as well as the National Association of Legal Investigators.
Ms. Lee was a member of the post -conviction defense team for Cyntoia Brown, a young woman who was convicted of murder at the age of 16, tried as an adult and sentenced to life. After years of legal battles, Ms. Brown was granted clemency by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam in 2019. Ms. Lee was also the lead investigator for the plaintiffs in the Meals v Ford Motor Co. case in Shelby County, Tennessee in which the plaintiff, who had been a 6-year-old boy at the time of the catastrophic crash, was awarded $43 million in damages after having suffered paraplegia due to the defective seat belts in the vehicle in which he was riding.
Active in the Memphis community and passionate about making the justice system more equitable and just, Ms. Lee is fully committed to seeing that her clients are given the best opportunity to have the truth told.