Rory J. McMahon, CFE, CLI
Rory J McMahon is the S2 Institute's lead Instructor for Private Investigation courses.
Rory J. McMahon has been a Florida Licensed Private Investigator for the past 20 years. He holds several professional certifications including Certified Legal Investigator, Certified Criminal Defense Investigator, Florida Certified Investigator and mostly recently, Certified Fraud Examiner. He is the President of R.J. McMahon & Associates, Inc., a private investigative firm in Ft. Lauderdale, which was established in 1991. Prior to that time, he worked for twelve years as a U.S. Probation Officer in both the Southern District of New York (1978-1982) and Southern District of Florida (1982-1990). Rory specializes in corporate and criminal fraud investigations, criminal defense investigations and civil litigation support. He has worked over the years on numerous high profile federal and state criminal defense and civil litigation cases.
He is a Founding father and former District Director of the Florida Association of Licensed Investigators (FALI). Subsequently he was the (Southeast) Regional Director of the National Association of Legal Investigators; as well as the Continuing Education Chair for the CLI Committee (NALI). He is currently the Second Vice President of the Florida Association of Licensed Investigators.
In addition to recently giving many seminars around the country relating to Fraud Investigation, Rory was the Department Chair and Associate Professor of Private Investigative Services at City College, a private junior college in Ft. Lauderdale, from 1990 thru 1997. He has given numerous lectures on criminal defense investigation and fraud investigations over the last fifteen years before many state, local and national professional associations and also on fraud related investigations at Florida International University, School of Accounting before students in a fraud examination certificate program. He is the Author of two books: Practical Handbook for Professional Investigators, (CRC Press, 2007); and Fraud Investigation: How to Conduct White Collar Crime and Fraud Related Investigations (RJMA, 2008).