Founder and CEO of Chicago-based Carlson Investigations, Inc., Susan Carlson spe-cializes in assisting criminal defense attorneys and lawyers who specialize in civil litigation and judgment collection. Susan’s agency has assisted in high profile cases involving notorious dangerous gangs, including The Gangster Disciples, Sureno 13, Latin Kings, Vice Lords, the Chicago Mob and others. Susan holds National Association of Legal Investigators (NALI) Certified Legal Investi-gator distinction (CLI) and is certified in the Reid Technique of Interview and Interroga-tion. Besides NALI, she is a member of Intellenet and the World Assoc of Detectives. She has been featured on blog radio and several of her articles have appeared in PI Magazine, a national trade magazine. Susan holds a Bachelor’s cum laude from the University of Miami and enjoyed a suc-cessful career as a media producer, running her own production company in Chicago prior to becoming a licensed private investigator.