About Us

Douglas A. Tenore


     Mr. Tenore began his investigation career while in College at SWT.  He began part time in 1983 working for Royston, Rayzor in Brownsville, Texas.  After graduating with a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Southwest Texas State University in June of 1985, he was offered a full time position in the firm's Brownsville office.  His case load involved a heavy interest in Admiralty and Maritime investigations.  He investigated personal injury cases, U.S. Coast Guard regulatory violations,  stowaway cases, collisions, oil spill and death investigations.  He eventually transferred to the Corpus Christi office in 1988, after traveling to Corpus Christi for 3 years to handle the case load there.  He was eventually designated as a regional Investigator often traveling to assist the lawyers in the Houston and Galveston offices.  While in College, Mr. Tenore became licensed with TCLOSE as a reserve law enforcement officer and worked with the various agencies listed below.  In June of 2001, Mr. Tenore retired from the firm and formed TENORE INVESTIGATIONS.  He continues to handle all aspects of civil investigations as well as criminal investigations.  Mr. Tenore has been appointed as the case criminal investigator in U.S. District Court, Corpus Christi Division as well as all 8 District Courts in Nueces County.  He has also been appointed in the District Courts in San Patricio and Aransas Counties.  On May 1, 2016, Mr. Tenore joined HERRMAN & HERRMAN PLLC, Corpus Christi,  part-time, as their in-house Senior Investigator.  He assists not only the Corpus Christi office but Brownsville, McAllen and San Antonio as well.


Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice - 1985

Southwest Texas State University


Marine Investigator - 1983 - 2001

Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, L.L.P.

Corpus Christi, Texas (Ret) 


Texas Licensed Reserve Police Officer - 1984 - 2001

Captain (Ret)


Hays County Sheriff's Dept.

South Padre Island Police Dept.

Nueces County Constables - Pct's 1 & 8

Gregory Police Dept.

Aransas County Sheriff's Dept.


Reserve Narcotics Agent -

Tri County Narcotics Task Force



Texas Association of Licensed Investigators (TALI)

National Council of Investigation & Security Services (NCISS)

National Association of Security Agencies (NASA)

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA)


Past-President - Propeller Club of the United States - 1994-1995

Port of Corpus Christi