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Our Investigators

At Riddle & Brantley, we have several experienced investigators who help investigate accidents as well as meet with clients who are unable to come into one of our offices to meet with a lawyer. Our investigators can meet you at a location convenient for you and provide you with all of the necessary paperwork for the lawyer to begin working on your case, and if you have questions or concerns during their visit, they will get a lawyer on the phone to help you.

Kevin Canady

Kevin CanadyKevin Canady is a native of eastern North Carolina. He served in the Kinston Police Department and worked his way through the ranks, eventually being named Sergeant. He is dual-certified as both a law enforcement officer and Level II firefighter. As a police officer, he served as a K-9 handler for more than 10 years and later became the department’s K-9 trainer. Kevin served as Sergeant of patrol, the Special Response Unit (SRU), and K-9 division until he left the department in 2015.

In recognition of his service, Kevin received the Certificate of Recognition for Meritorious Duty in 2000.

Kevin is married with three children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and helping with his children’s extracurricular activities. He enjoys working on cars and is an avid sports fan.

“I’m happy to be part of a firm that puts its clients’ best interests first.”

Felix M. Martinez

Felix Martinez - Riddle & BrantleyFelix Martinez is a native of Miami, Florida. He graduated from Miami Beach Senior High and later attended Miami-Dade Community College where he obtained a degree in Criminal Justice. Felix started his law enforcement career in 1984 with the Miami-Dade Police Department where he quickly became a certified instructor and served the department as a trainer.

Felix worked closely with the Auto Theft Task Force to train officers from many other police agencies in observing and investigating major property crimes.

In 1997 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and served as a Field Training Supervisor (F.T.S.) responsible for directing and supervising a squad of police officer trainers, who assisted new recruits with their field training activities after leaving the police academy. As a training supervisor, Felix served as the acting platoon Commander on a regular basis due to his sound understanding of the responsibilities of a first line supervisor.

Felix moved to North Carolina and free-lanced as an Asset Protection Consultant for numerous businesses until he joined the firm as our bilingual investigator in 2014. Felix was a recipient of the departments’ Distinguished Officer of the Month and Bronze Medal of Valor in February 1994. Felix has two sons serving in the Navy who have also chosen law enforcement as their career paths.

Scott Wilkerson

Scott Wilkerson - Investigator at Riddle & BrantleyScott Wilkerson is a native of Washington, North Carolina and has an extensive background in law enforcement. In more than 10 years of service to North Carolinians, Scott has served as an officer with the Hyde County Sheriff’s office, Leland Police Department, Banner Elk Police Department, and Wendell Police Department. With experience on patrol and in the traffic unit, he has also served as coordinator for the Highway Safety Program.

Scott is married with two children. When he’s not investigating cases at Riddle & Brantley, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing baseball, running, walking, and bike riding.

“I enjoy how family-oriented Riddle & Brantley is, and how all employees are treated like family.”