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Considered by many to be the go to detective agency to gather evidence and conduct interviews.

Investigative Consultants

We have initiated a remote work policy. We believe taking this step will keep everyone safe while maximizing our ability to service our clients' without interruption.


We realize each client, each business, and each industry will feel the effects of the pandemic in different ways, and we are prepared to help navigate this territory.

We are all in this together, and we will get through it together.

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Our New York City & Newark, NJ offices are CLOSED.

Our involvement in many high-profile cases demonstrates our commitment to excellence.

Bernard Madoff (left), one-time Nasdaq chairman charged with defrauding investors out of $65 billion, leaves the District Court in lower-Manhattan with Nick Casale (right), a private bail monitor.  Mr. Casale drafted the bail modification agreement for Mr. Madoff's lawyers, which was approved by the court granting the defendant's release under house arrest.

We specialize in preparing clients, in association with your legal team, when presenting or interacting with law enforcement. 

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Nationally recognized as a leader in criminal defense investigations. 

Our investigative talent, experience and analytic skills can help develop innovative strategies to assist you and your legal team in identifying witness, collecting evidence, gathering intelligence and, most importantly, identify sources and responsibility for allegations of wrongdoing made against you.

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Title IX & Sexual Abuse

Defense Investigations

Our attorney partners and longstanding clients often call our firm at the first hint of crisis.

We are experts on investigative procedure and case analysis.


We also provide extensive background reports on people you need to know about. Helping you better understand what you don't know.

Our involvement has more often than not resulted in positive outcomes for clients.  

Working with your lawyers we will assist in planning and developing specialized strategies, providing expert commentary on police and investigative procedure, serve court orders and legal documents and, open doors often closed too many.  

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Special Appointments

We were appointed by the Deputy Chief Judge of the City of New York, taking an oath of office, to investigate allegations of election fraud for the Special District Attorney for Richmond County.

Mr. Casale co-moderated the NYC Bar Association roundtable discussion on "Tactics Used By Criminal Practitioners In Civil Litigation."

Mr. Casale moderated “Should an Accused Student Conduct His/Her Own Investigation?” at the 2019 Annual Title IX ExecuSummit.


Discovery Channel - Nick Casale co-hosted, "A Crime To Remember." The dramatization of Catherine Pappas' rape and murder. 

For the past six years Nick Casale is an ABC Network News "on-air contributor" for police coverage.

Mr. Casale is a guest columnist for the New York Daily News.

Nick is a frequent guest on Law & Crime Network.

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Headline Cases

Cornell University student and president of Psi Upsillon charged in sexual assault case.

New Item on Tick Tock Diner's Menu: A Murder Plot That Beats 'The Sopranos'

Kin of Slain Cleaning Lady Begin Investigation

The family hired private investigator Nicholas Casale to conduct an investigation of her brutal death. 

In re:  Robert De Niro

Lawyers for the Academy Award winner, Robert De Niro, retained Nck Casale to determine the origin of the fire at his posh Manhattan apartment.​


Sullivan v. Lakeram

Nick Casale submitted an "Expert Report," on behalf of Plaintiff, in Sullivan v. Lakeram (Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police) before U.S. District Judge Naomi Buchwald.  


In re: William Browder

Nicholas Casale submitted an affidavit to U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa who ruled Mr. Casale lawfully served William Browder a subpoena.

​In re: Joan Baez

Lawyers representing Joan Baez asked Nicholas Casale to submit an affidavit  to counter the NYPD's argument that her concert, in support of Occupy Wall Street in Lower Manhattan, would endanger public safety. U.S. District Court Judge Alvin Hellerstein accepted Mr. Casale's expert opinion on police crowd control. The concert was held without incident. 


Lawrence Ray v Warren Township Police

Lawrence Ray, the former spy and star witness against former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik, who was convicted of accepting kickbacks, brought a lawsuit against the Warren Township Police department for breaking into the his home.  The police claimed their actions were justified under the “public safety exception.” U.S. District Judge Joel Pisano granted Ray’s lawyer permission to have Mr. Casale attend the deposition as an expert in police procedure.

Criminal Investigation

Prosecutors introduced Mr. Casale as an expert on police investigative procedure in a felony fraud trial before NY County Supreme Court. Justice Anthony Ferrara,

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Casale Associates, LLC is licensed by the New York State, Secretary of State, Division of Licensing Services as a private detective agency, bail enforcement agency, armed security guard service, watchman and special patrolman.



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