Nichols J Smith

Nichols J Smith


Nichols J. Smith has been licensed as a private investigator in California since 1973. Drawing on a background of military intelligence, army security and investigative positions with several private investigation firms over the years, he founded Parrent Smith Investigations & Research with his partner, Joanne Parrent in 2005. Nic is a court-qualified expert in Security & Foreseeability, Investigative Adherence for Ethical Standards, and Asset Investigations. He has spearheaded multiple high-asset cases from start-up to conclusion where his actions have resulted in recovering millions of dollars for his clients.
Nic is a member of several trade associations including California Association of License Investigators, World Association of Detectives, American Society for Industrial Security, Professional Investigators of California, and various associations for former United States Government Intelligence officers and operatives.