Omni Present Investigations (NYS Lic #11000120623, FL Lic #A1800208) is a full service investigation and litigation support Firm. Founded by James W. Osgood, a highly trained and seasoned investigator with over 36 years of combined law enforcement and private sector investigative experience, the firm has a policy of obtaining positive results in a cost-effective manner while maintaining the highest standards of courtesy, professionalism, integrity and respect.

Note: Given that information on this page might be viewed by the general public, many senior members of the firm are not identified here. Biographical information on all associates is immediately available to clients upon request.

James W. Osgood – CEO & Founder


  • Extensive background of 34+ years in both public and private investigations
  • Retired New York City Detective Bureau Sergeant
  • Executive Officer – NYPD Special Victims Division, Child Abuse Squad
  • Commanding Officer of the NYPD Detective Bureau’s Brooklyn South Night Watch Squad
  • Supervisor of NYPD’s Organized Crime Control Bureau’s Narcotics & Vice Enforcement Divisions
  • Extensive criminal and civil courtroom testimony experience
  • Deputy Director of a mid-sized NYC Private Investigation firm


  • Extensive skills in investigating cases of Medicaid Fraud, Marital Infidelity, Parental Custody Investigations, Background Character Investigations, Asset Location, Witness Location, Motor Vehicle Accidents, New York State Department of Banking Background Investigations, and many others
  • Attended many courses of instruction and seminars throughout the United States pertaining to investigatory techniques
  • A regular speaker at seminars in relation to his Child Abuse Investigation experiences


  • Supervised more than 30 Detectives conducting investigations of Homicide, Sexual Assault, Robbery, Kidnapping, Arson, Child Abuse and many other serious crimes
  • Along with the Manhattan District Attorney, led a team of six Detective Investigators and eight Undercover Investigators in Operation Good Neighbor, a covert operation, involved infiltration of a drug and crime infested housing project. Executed numerous Search Warrants and seventy-eight arrests over a seven-month investigation period

Michael Osgood – President


  • Lead Investigator, 10+ Years experience in surveillance, claimant interviews, marital fidelity investigations, witness locations, cable piracy investigations, worker compensation fraud detection, personal injury investigations, service of process, database investigations and many other investigative services
  • Proficiency in combining research skills, strategic thinking and case development to offer comprehensive and efficient recommendations and testimony


  • Provides confidential, comprehensive, and diligent results
  • Dedicated and committed to meeting the needs of the clients
  • Extensive surveillance experience. Skilled at producing video and photographic evidence in support of his findings

Lisa Mogilner – Director of Investigations


  • Career coach with focus on recruitment for the Investment Banking as well as Alternative Investment space
  • Former Head of Alternative Investments and Financial Services at Dynamics Associates
  • Paralegal at renowned law firms
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems


  • Member of National Association of Professional Women, mentoring other professional women
  • Member of Young Jewish Professionals, an organization that provides business networking, mentoring sessions, and social opportunities for finance professionals in New York City
  • Involved with various charities and charity events


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills producing smooth client relations
  • Audit, Accounting, Client Services, Operations, Investor Relations and Risk Management
  • Generated revenue of half a million dollars, added over 7 major new clients, place over 25 skilled professionals in various client spaces in a single year
  • Started a Breast Cancer awareness initiative to raise money for cancer research