Help families fund their fights for injustice

We wouldn’t have gotten where we are today if it wasn’t for the efforts and support of Private investigator Eric Echols. Mr. Echols has previously written a book, The Echols Files: Catoosa County Justice. He uses these book sells to help fund his services for families who are not financially able to pay for his services. I would highly recommend buying his book to help these families and his fund to help fight injustices. You can buy the book on amazon here.

The Echols Files: Catoosa county justice

More about Mr. Echols his company as well as his qualifications and background. 

Who They Are

Our practices cover a spectrum of investigations, training, and security consulting that serve our clients who deserve professionalism, and necessitate valued results. And when these matters have an interdisciplinary dimension, we are well positioned to bring together the right team to meet our clients’ objectives. We work seamlessly to bring the best of the company to every client engagement.


Patricia Echols  a founding partner of TFP Company, LLC. She is an accomplished, seasoned Private Investigator with 10 years experience and with over 25 years of extensive legal experience as a trial paralegal which makes her one of the leaders in investigations and research.


Ms. Echols has a wide range of paralegal experience working with insurance defense law firms in the areas of real estate, education, bankruptcy, personal injury, labor and employment, complex class actions, premises liability, construction defects, healthcare compliance and product liability. She has worked on local and national publicly lawsuits and trials in San Diego, Los Angeles, Raleigh and Atlanta for top mid-size to large-size law firms.


She attended Spelman College and San Diego State University studying economics. Ms. Echols is currently a Georgia licensed Private Investigator, as well as, a Georgia Certified Process Server. She has have been trained in Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates’ Advance Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques and The Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation.  She regularly speaks on investigations best practices and research.

Eric D. Echols is the Sr. Investigator of TFP Company, LLC. Eric began his career at 16 by completing a protective services program taught by the Detroit Police Department before graduating high school. As a veteran Marine of the Marine Security Force, he was trained to always protect and serve.  Once completed his enlisted years with the Marines, he began a career in loss prevention and security.

He has more than 30 years of experience in the hotel, retail, and food industry. He has had the opportunity to worked with several Fortune 500 companies as a Trainer, Manager, Regional Investigator, Regional Loss Prevention Director, Divisional Vice President, and Director of Loss Prevention. Eric has also successfully resolved cases for many of Atlanta’s top law firms like Stewart Seay & Felton, Morgan & Morgan, The Chestnut Firm and Shewmaker & Shewmaker to name a few. Eric’s interview and interrogation expertise in retail, criminal and civil investigations, employee theft, premises liability, and security negligence makes him one of the best in the field of private investigations.

Eric has lectured and conducted training throughout the country and is the published author of The Echols Files: Catoosa County Justice, as well as, published articles on topics related to premises liability, conducting dishonest interviews, security management, how to incorporate security into your loss prevention department.

Eric is currently a Certified Forensic Interview (CFI), a licensed Private Investigator in Georgia, and a Georgia licensed Private Investigator Instructor and Firearms Trainer, as well as, a Georgia Certified Process Server. He also currently serves on the board American InterContinental University (AIU) Criminal Justice Program, Advisory Board Member.

How Clients Benefit

Clients benefit from TFP’s ability to develop and deliver the best results in a timely manner, without the built-in, high overhead costs. Whether providing process services, investigating complex matters, or securing our clients interest, we help clients successfully seek the Truth, find the Facts and while Protecting our clients.

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