About Us

Since 1996

Legal Locator Service is the premier choice in Oregon and nationwide for background checks, pre-employment screenings, tenant screenings & credit checks, and drug screenings. We provide employers, property owners, and property managers with screening solutions for all industries around the globe. Whether your business is large or small, public or private, global or local, we can create a background check package to fit your specific needs. Legal Locator Service’s background checks help you make your hiring process efficient and effective and the information reported secure. Legal Locator Service consistently delivers fast, accurate, affordable and FCRA compliant, and easy-to-read reports. Order, Review, Hire.

We give you the tenant background check tools you need as a landlord to rent to reliable tenants. Conducting tenant checks protect your real estate investment and help you provide a safer environment for your tenants.

Founded in 1996, by Ticia Symonds, Legal Locator Service is an Oregon based company operating globally with a secure technology platform and an experienced team of background check professionals. Our intuitive platform is paperless, which allows you to hire faster and maintain screening results with more confidence. Legal Locator Service is known for its superior customer service. You will work closely with an experienced account manager who knows you and your company.

As a woman-owned business, diversity is important to us. Legal Locator Service is a State of Oregon Women Business Enterprise (WBE) and Emerging Small Business (ESB).

Legal Locator Service is a member of the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA).
All employees are certified in the Basic FCRA Exam; Symonds has an Advanced FCRA certification.

The company is an approved U.S. Federal Contractor and is registered with the State of Oregon Procurement Information Network (ORPIN) No. 85012.

We have a continuous learning culture – all employees regularly complete continuing education seminars or webcasts from organizations such as the Oregon State Bar and national associations.

To support women in business, Symonds launched a group called Ladies Who Lunch in Oregon with women participants from many cities and industries.

Los Angeles New Ordinance Goes into Effect on September 3, 2024

Los Angeles New Ordinance Goes into Effect on September 3, 2024

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