Barry Simon has been a private investigator in the Bay area for over 25 years. He has worked on a wide range of cases in the areas of federal and state criminal defense, civil investigations, and problem solving for business and personal matters. He is known for his success in international inquiries and has worked in southeast Asia, Europe, Mexico and Central America, China, and south Asia. In early 2002 he was asked by the attorney's who represented John Walker Lindh to team with David Fechheimer and travel thru Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen in preparation for trial. He photographed and videoed every place John had been. His firm, in the northbeach area of San Francisco, consists of two other investigators. The team is routinely called upon by some of the best attorneys in San Francisco and elsewhere for assistance in gathering,often difficult to obtain, information.