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Mark Lacek
Repossession Expert Witness
P.O. Box 765
Minneola FL 34755
phone: 407-948-7087
Mark Lacek Repossession Expert PhotoMark Lacek is a Commercial Asset Repossession specialist with over 30 years of experience. His focus is on the recovery of trucks, trailers, construction equipment, agricultural equipment, boats, mining equipment, and manufacturing and luxury motor homes.

Mr. Lacek has successfully repossessed fleets of over 100 pieces of collateral on many occasions. He has served commercial accounts for Paccar, Wells Fargo Equipment Finance, The Associates, Orix Credit, Financial Federal, Navistar, Mack Finance, NewCourt Finance, Greentree Financial, Conseco, and many others.

Background - Mr. Lacek founded MDL and Associates, a repossession agency specializing in commercial assets, in 1989. With a growing client list of commercial lenders, MDL increased the coverage area of operations. In 1995, MDL relocated to Central Florida giving MDL the ability to service the entire state of Florida using in-house agents. In 1997, MDL & Associates began accepting nationwide assignments and utilized its list of national repossessors becoming the nation’s first commercial repossession forwarder. In his capacity as President of MDL, Mr. Lacek personally repossessed over 7,500 commercial accounts in the field. MDL & Associates repossessed 20,000 units for its client base without a single court proceeding.

Mark Lacek is currently the Owner of Commercial Asset Solutions where he investigates the location of commercial assets, and serves as a repossessor, Skip Trace team leader, and expert witness.

Litigation Support - Mr. Lacek provides expert witness services to attorneys representing both Plaintiff and Defendant. His services include case review, depositions, and expert testimony when necessary.

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Nichols J. Smith, Expert Investigator
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phone: 800-516-2448
Nichols J. Smith is a licensed, professional Civil and Criminal Investigator who brings extraordinary expertise to PSI. In his 42 years in the investigation business, he has helped solve thousands of cases in the legal, corporate, and law enforcement arenas.

Mr. Smith has helped attorneys resolve complex criminal, civil, environmental, and fraud related cases and helped corporations in risk assessment, negligent security matters, technical surveillance and counter measures. A court-qualified expert in security and investigations, he is also experienced in felony criminal defense, including capital murder.

Litigation Support - Mr. Smith has testified in California Superior Courts on the issues of negligent security, premises liability, the adequacy of private security, and asset investigations. In addition to the cases that went to trial, he has testified at deposition in dozens of other cases that were settled prior to trial.

Mr. Smith is also effective in international cases. He recently helped a Venezuelan Insurance Company successfully locate and secure over $4million US, which had been stolen from them by criminals in Sri Lanka.

Areas of Expertise:
  • Environmental Litigation Support - PRP / Toxic Tort / Private Party Cost Recovery, Proposition 65 (Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986)
  • Corporate Fraud, Confidential Corporate Investigations and Difficult Witness / Principal Locates
  • Fraud and Asset Location and Recovery
  • Negligent Security Risk Assessment
  • Technical Surveillance Countermeasures, Debugging
  • Skip Tracing
San Francisco Office
548 Market Street #88333
San Francisco, CA 94104
Telephone: 805-439-2824, Cell: 949-689-7708
Los Angeles Office
10158 Hollow Glen Circle
Los Angeles, CA 90077
Telephone: 310-275-8619, Cell: 310-779-6805
Fax: 310-274-0503

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Paul M. Kim
3731 Wilshire Blvd., #612
Los Angeles CA 90010
phone: 213-700-4535 or Cell: 213-700-4535
fax: 213-383-0984
Paul M. Kim is the President and C.E.O. of Wilco Investigations & Security Consulting, a Financial Investigation, Corporate Due Diligence and Security Consulting Firm. Dr. Kim, a licensed Private Investigator, is a strategic thinker and builder, who is committed to lifelong learning. His goal is to integrate academic preparation with practical experience to bring about constant improvement through a proactive leadership style based on inclusiveness, innovation, employee recognition, continuous improvement and a refusal to accept the status quo.

Dr. Kim has published numerous Magazine and News Paper articles regarding Law Enforcement and Community Mobilization Issues.

Affiliations Include:
  • Former Chair, Justice for Murdered Children
  • Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member, C.O.R.O Leadership Foundation
  • LAPD Command Officers Association
  • Los Angeles County Peace Officers Association
  • Director at large USMC 1st Marine Division Association
  • Director, William H. Parker Foundation (Los Angeles Police)
  • Advanced and Management Police Officer Standard and Training (POST) certificates (State of California)