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  • John M. Lajoie is known throughout the country for his skill and experience as a private investigator, and for his dedication to the field of professional private investigation. lajoie has turned the one-man operation he began in 1989 into one of the largest investigative firms in the commonwealth of massachusetts . john is a certified legal investigator, a certified criminal defense investigator, a certified international investigator, and a board certified professional investigator. his case experience has ranged from high-profile homicides to simple auto accidents, and his client base from the rich and famous to the homeless and indigent.

    John is a member of many national and international professional investigator organizations and is frequently recognized by these groups for his outstanding work and contributions to the investigative profession and the community. john is a member of the prestigious bcpi certification board of the united states association of professional investigators (usapi) headquartered in washington , dc , is a past president of the licensed private detectives association of massachusetts (lpdam), and has served four terms as the northeast regional director for the national association of legal investigators (nali). john was the certified legal investigator (cli) chairperson for nali's prestigious cli program for 4 terms (go to www.nalionline.org for more information). john currently serves as the constitution and bylaws chairperson for lpdam; and is a member of nali's cli committee. in october of 2002, lajoie was recognized nationwide as the investigator of the year as conferred by the national association of investigative specialists, based in austin , tx . that same year, he was a finalist for the international investigator of the year. lajoie, an award winning author, has produced numerous publications, and in august of 2005 authorhouse published his critically acclaimed non-fiction book, trials and tribulations of a real life private eye, a writing of open and honest dialogue about the realities of private investigation told through experience, anecdotes, and true stories. trials and tribulations has just recently been released in hardback by the publisher.

    Mr. Lajoie’s intuition, investigative acumen, knowledge base, worldwide contacts, dedication to client, and incredible work ethic has earned him the sterling reputation as one of the most successful and effective contemporary private investigators in the united states. respected criminal defense attorney peter l. ettenberg wrote what follows to lajoie after a high profile homicide trial in which lajoie was the lead defense investigator:

    Lajoie was born and raised in worcester , massachusetts and now lives in sterling with his wife, susan, and their three children. mr. lajoie’s current curriculum vitae.