CSI: Sarasota is a progressive and established agency, specializing in Capital Mitigation and Criminal Defense investigations. Owner/Mitigation Specialist/Criminal Defense Investigator Carol Springer is licensed by the State of Florida and certified by the Criminal Defense Investigation Training Council. Ms. Springer holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology and an Associate’s degree in Law Enforcement. She has twenty-five years of experience in the fields of mitigation and defense investigations. She is the only certified criminal defense investigator in Sarasota County, Florida.
Throughout her career, Ms. Springer has saved the lives of many clients charged with first degree murder. In addition, she has saved clients thousands of years in prison and had innocent people released from jail within days of her appointment.
Ms. Springer has twice been awarded with the CDITC National Director's Commendation Award for Meritorious Service and Demonstration of Superior Investigative Ability. In September 2012, Ms. Springer’s research project placed (and was awarded) in the top three of the University of South Florida's Research Symposium for, "The Effect(s) of Knowing the Cost of the Death Penalty on a Juror's Sentencing Recommendation."
Ms. Springer’s affiliations include the National Alliance for Sentencing Advocates and Mitigation Specialists, the Criminal Defense Training Council, the National Defense Investigator Association and the Florida Auto Theft Intelligence Unit.