About Us

Spencer Legal Investigations, Inc.
Private Investigations in the San Francisco Bay Area


Spencer Legal Investigations, Inc. serves businesses, lawyers and discerning private clients with consulting services and private investigations in the San Francisco Bay Area. We undertake our work with intensity and integrity. We listen to your needs and will tailor an investigative strategy to meet your goals. We have done everything from winning the trust of crucial witnesses to obtaining results on surveillance in tough neighborhoods at 4:00 a.m.

Our team has deep roots in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Spencer earned his state of California private investigator’s license in 1996 after earning a master’s degree from UC Berkeley. For five years in a row, readers of The Recorder legal newspaper in San Francisco have selected him a top investigator/skip tracer. Mr. Elrod grew up in Piedmont, California before serving his country in response to the 9-11 attacks as an elite Army ranger. He served in Afghanistan and Iraq and was decorated for his actions under fire. He has a background in security for individuals and for business.

Spencer Elrod has offices in Walnut Creek, providing private investigation services in Pleasant Hill, Concord, Lafayette, Orinda, Clayton, Alamo, Danville, San Ramon, Dublin, Pleasanton, Fremont and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Associate members: Alameda and Contra Costa Bar Associations, San Francisco and Alameda Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Associations.