About

H&H Services has been providing private investigation services in Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama since 1995 with it’s original founder Hugh Lamb who is a retired Command Sergeant Major and retired law enforcement officer.

This company has become the #1 private investigative service in the area. I, Craig Houghton joined forces with this company in early 2003. I’m the founder of H&H Services formerly known as HSB Select Communications, Inc. H&H Services is a paralegal service for attorney’s, a pre-employment screening agency, information broker and investigative paralegal service in Columbus, Georgia.

I have 18 years as an investigator and 9 years as a paralegal working with several large law firms in civil and criminal litigation in Georgia. I has served my country in the U.S. Army for 7 years as a Staff Sergeant and served in the U.S. Army Reserves for 3 years.

I attended the University of Maryland, Central Texas College, City of Chicago College, Troy State University and Tunix Community College all in the studies of Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement. I attended Phillips Junior College in the studies of Para legalism, and earned a diploma in Para legalism. I also attended Columbus State University in paralegal continuing education in legal research.

In 1978 Craig was president of Ultimate Security Agency and Investigations in New Britain, Conn., this was a licensed investigation and uniform guard service. I left this firm in 1984 and entered the United States Army Reserves and then joined the United States Army on active duty, serving in Europe and the United States. In 1989 Craig left the Army and worked for the W. C. Bradley Company as an undercover investigator and worked with International Detective Agency.

In 1990 I worked for large defense law firm, as a paralegal and investigator, for the next several years I worked with various law firms in civil and criminal litigation. In May of 1996 I opened HSB Select Communications, a paralegal service and pre-employment screen agency.

In 1997 I changed the name to H&H Services, Since that time I provided paralegal services for defense firms in Columbus, Atlanta and the surrounding area. My duties include interviewing witnesses, meets with police officers, taking photographs, prepares cases for trials with attorneys, locate witnesses, defendants and plaintiffs for attorneys. Researched civil and criminal records on plaintiffs and defendants.

I employ some 70 active subcontractors and have a network of over 2,400 court researchers throughout the United States who search criminal and civil records in all counties in the United States. I now provide surveillance for attorneys and the public as a private investigator in the State of Georgia and Alabama. I provide asset searches in all the major cities throughout the United States including several counties in Georgia and Alabama.

I am one of the largest information broker services in this state, from providing SSN traces, statewide criminal searches, listed and unlisted phone number searches, driving history in all states and a number of other services. I provide criminal background searches on employees for hospitals, nursing homes, doctor offices, day care centers, apartment complex, janitorial services, hospice care centers, corporations and several other companies throughout the United States.

I provide investigative services and paralegal services for several defense law firms in Atlanta, Columbus and all over the Southeast to include all the major insurance companies. Member of Columbus

Paralegal Association, Former New Britain Police Dept., Instructor in nightstick and Handcuff procedures, United States Army Infantry School Instructor, Worked with Military Police Investigators in Europe and Ft. Benning, Georgia. Earned many Community Services Awards in Connecticut, Special Awards from Police Athletic League (PAL), State of Connecticut. In 2002 Received National Leadership Award, Business Advisory Council, 2002 Special Advisor to Tom Davis National Republican Congressional Committee.

Georgia Private Investigators License Number: PDC002717