Paul H. Schneider, Jr., IAAI-CFI

Fire Practice Leader

Forensic Services

Kansas City


Mr. Paul Schneider holds an A.A. in Fire Science and is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators.  He is also a Certified Fire Investigator in Missouri and holds private investigator licenses in Kansas and Illinois.

As a firefighter for 25+ years, Mr. Schneider has seen a wide range of fire, arson, and explosion scenarios. As a fire investigator, he has conducted origin and cause investigations on fatal structure fires, residential fires, commercial fires, vehicle fires, and post-blast investigations.

Mr. Schneider is highly knowledgeable about fire suppression systems, fire alarm systems, fire suppression operations, hazardous materials incidents, building construction plans, and fire/explosion investigations.


• Fire Science, A.A.: Kansas City Kansas Community College (2018)

• Emergency Medical Technician: Washburn University (1996)

• Certified Investigator: International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)

• Certified Fire Investigator: State of Missouri

• Certified Fire Inspector I: International Code Council

• Certified Firefighter 1&2: Kansas (Tested)

• Certified Fire Service Instructor (Tested)

• Certified Hazardous Materials Technician (Tested)